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Stephen is a veteran trial lawyer and economist who focuses his practice on complex commercial and regulatory matters, particularly involving economic or statistical analyses. In his more than 25 years of practice, Stephen has first-chaired 14 trials, 18 arbitration hearings, and more than 30 emergency hearings for temporary relief of an immediate problem, including requests for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
In tandem with and complementing his legal practice, Stephen is dedicated to scholarly pursuits, particularly in the field of economics, in which he holds a PhD. He has taught in the Department of Economics at Washington University and, since 1996, has served as an adjunct professor at St. Louis University, teaching courses in Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Law and Economics.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, Stephen served as a law clerk to Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, Chapel Hill, N.C., Ph.D. Economics (1995)
Graduate School Honor Court (1987-88), and Graduate School Attorney General (1988).
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA, J.D. (1991 cum laude)
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, Waco, TX, B.A. (1985 magna cum laude)
Member, Missouri Bar
Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis