Lawrence Steckman Joins Offit Kurman in New York City


For Immediate Release

New York, NY | March 15, 2018 Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Lawrence Steckman has joined the firm’s office in New York City, as a principal-level attorney. Mr. Steckman is one of seven lawyers to affiliate their practices with Offit Kurman in New York City over the past month, swiftly reshaping the firm’s presence in the region. Mr. Steckman and his colleagues bring to the firm extensive experience in international and domestic commercial litigation, intellectual property, and business law and transactions.


Lawrence Steckman has more than 30 years experience litigating securities, RICO, and business cases. He has handled billions of dollars in client matters, has overseen the dismissal of billions of dollars in claims against his clients, and has been counsel in leading securities, derivatives, and RICO litigations, as well as securities and commercial arbitration disputes.


Mr. Steckman’s practice areas include securities and derivatives private and class suits, including Rule 10b-5 litigation, complex federal and state commercial litigation, prosecuting and defending civil RICO private and class suits, merger and acquisition litigation, bond, arbitrage and real estate fraud litigation, corporate, contract, and commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, broker-dealer and broker-customer securities arbitration, municipal arbitrage fraud arbitration, securities regulatory matters, and professional liability and D&O litigation. He has represented mutual, hedge, and private equity funds, insurance companies, accounting and audit firms, real estate/mortgage companies, technology companies, a financial strength rating company, officers of domestic and foreign companies, investment bankers, brokers, law firms, lawyers, and entrepreneurs.


In July 2006, the first New York edition of Super Lawyers identified Mr. Steckman as one of New York’s “Super Lawyers” in securities litigation and business law and he received that honor again most recently in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. He is the author or lead co-author of more than fifty published works on the law.  Steckman has published book chapters and articles on federal procedure, attorney-client privilege, constitutional law, securities fraud pleading, loss causation and causal modeling, insider trading, securities arbitration, preparation of expert reports and damage computation. He has published on civil RICO, including articles on RICO predicate acts, RICO enterprise theory, RICO standing and direct injury, RICO claims accrual and statute of limitations, RICO causation, and the PSLRA RICO Amendment. Mr. Steckman has published, as well, on public policy matters ranging from international terrorism and impeachment to application of the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. The independent attorney rating service Avvo has awarded him a rating of “superb” (10.0), its highest level.


To learn more about Lawrence Steckman and to get in touch with him, please visit his attorney page. More information about Offit Kurman’s comprehensive legal services can be found here. For details and directions to Offit Kurman’s office in New York City, click here.



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