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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.

Ranked in Global Investigations Review’s “GIR 30” for four consecutive years, the firm has substantial experience handling corporate internal and government-led investigations, supporting Steptoe’s well-known ability to help clients solve high-stakes, multidimensional problems, particularly those with a governmental aspect, and for effective litigation of highly complex matters. Steptoe has repeatedly been ranked on The Lawyer’s “Global Litigation Top 50” list of the world’s top law firms based on litigation and arbitration revenue.

Main areas of practice:

Complex Commercial Litigation: Steptoe handles virtually every kind of complex business dispute, particularly those that are cross-border and require a multidisciplinary approach.

Government Investigations & Enforcement: Steptoe has earned a national reputation as a go-to firm for boards, audit committees, special committees, companies, and other institutions in need of outside counsel to handle government investigations, sensitive internal investigations, and compliance reviews.

International Regulation & Compliance: Steptoe offers a full range of counseling, compliance, and advocacy services for companies involved in international transactions that implicate US, EU, or international regulatory requirements.

Intellectual Property Litigation: Steptoe’s high-stakes litigation practice blends the traditional litigation strength of the firm with strong scientific experience making the lawyers particularly adept in litigating patents, trade secrets, and Section 337/ITC cases.

Regulated Industries: Steptoe is well-positioned to guide regulated businesses and industry through the minefield of state and federal regulation. The firm’s lawyers frequently interact with Congress and state and federal regulators to solve problems for a range of regulated industries, including energy, transportation, communications, and financial services.

  • Chair
  • Philip West
  • Vice Chair
  • Gwen Renigar
  • Locations of Offices
  • Beijing
  • Brussels
  • Chicago
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • Washington, DC
  • Number of Partners: 175
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 292

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