Stephen G. Larson

Stephen G. Larson

Larson LLP

Recognized since 2015

Los Angeles, California

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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A former U.S. District Judge and founding partner of Larson LLP, Stephen Larson has spent his career at the center of the most high-profile complex civil and white collar criminal matters in the country. In his over 30 years of practice as a trial and appellate lawyer, Stephen has been lead counsel in scores of federal and state court jury trials and appeals, including before the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. He serves as a trusted advisor to senior executives, prominent domestic and international businesses, public and private companies of all sizes, and other individuals as plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes civil and commercial disputes. Throughout his broad civil litigation practice, he covers intellectual property, real property and land use, environmental and basic materials, complex contracts and business torts, employment, securities, civil rights, and class action matters across industries ranging from entertainment to technology. In addition, Stephen is frequently engaged as an arbitrator and mediator in complex commercial disputes.

  • 555 South Flower Street, 30th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • University of Southern California, J.D., graduated 1989
  • Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., graduated 1986
Bar Admissions
  • California, The State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar
  • Organization of American States Inter-American Juridical Committee - Member
  • National Community Renaissance - Board of Directors
  • Catholic Charities of Los Angeles - Board of Trustees
  • Pacific Council on International Policy - Member
  • Los Angeles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety - Former Chairman
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S.D.C. Central District of California
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of California
  • U.S.D.C. Northern District of California
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of California
  • U.S.D.C. District of Columbia

Larson LLP
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

9 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • The National Law Journal, "Elite Boutique Trailblazer" (2022)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, "Top 100 Lawyers" (2022)
  • Chambers USA, "Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations" Ranking (2021-2022)
  • Daily Journal, "Top 100 Lawyers in California" (2017-2021)
  • Daily Journal, "Top White Collar Lawyers" (2021)
  • Benchmark Litigation, "White Collar Crime/Investigations Litigator of the Year" (2022)
  • Benchmark Litigation, "Litigation Star" (2019-2020)
  • Daily Journal, "California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award" (2018)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, "Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers" (2020)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, "LA500: The Most Influential People in L.A." (2016-2022)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, "Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers" (2018-2019)
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Arbitration


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