Steven D. Feldman


Steven D. Feldman


With more than 25 years of experience in high-stakes litigation, Steven concentrates his practice in the areas of securities litigation & enforcement and white-collar defense and compliance. He represents companies and individuals accused of securities and commodities law violations, public corruption, business crimes and fraudulent practices by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, States Attorneys General, District Attorneys’ Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Steven has extensive experience in public corruption investigations and prosecutions, art and cultural object-related crimes, health care fraud cases and cases arising under the securities laws. In criminal and regulatory matters, Steven works with broker-dealers, stockbrokers, hedge funds, investment advisors, corporate executives and whistleblowers, among others.

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Representative Matters

Steven’s experience includes the representation of:*

  • successfully obtained complete dismissal and exoneration representing a surety industry executive charged with obstruction of justice by a U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • successfully represented a financial services industry executive charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office, SDNY, with hacking into his former employer's computer system to steal confidential information, which resulted in the Government dropping its felony charge against the client
  • successfully represented a real estate executive indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office, SDNY, for allegedly paying bribes to a state senator and money laundering, which resulted in the U.S. Attorney's Office dropping all charges against the client
  • represented a client who, along with six others, was charged with insider trading in various stocks by the SEC; successfully convinced federal prosecutors not to add the client to the criminal case, and resolved the SEC civil case by settling with the SEC

*Includes certain representations prior to joining Stradley Ronon.

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Bar Admissions
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., cum laude, Tufts University

  • President, Tufts Lawyers Association
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • Former Member of Board of Trustees, Federal Bar Council
  • Federal Bar Council Inn of Court
  • Board of Advisers, Georgetown Law New York Alumni Council


Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Remote Investigation: Inside and Out,” Association of International Certified Professional Accountants & The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Forensic & Valuation Services Conference
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  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • New York Super Lawyers
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