Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Member firm for USA, District of Columbia

Firm Overview

Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and professionals.

Areas of Practice

International Trade and Investment With a leading international practice ranked in Tier 1 by Chambers, Steptoe is noted for its ability to develop and implement effective cross-border legal, policy and commercial strategies. The firm has long been involved in high-profile international trade cases, international trade policy and strategy, WTO and EU matters, as well as trade matters in China. It has a sophisticated counseling, compliance, and enforcement practice in FCPA and anti-corruption, antitrust, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, customs, immigration, arbitration and CFIUS/foreign investment review. The firm routinely handles complex multi-jurisdictional investigations.

Litigation Steptoe is a leading international firm for complex litigation, cross-border commercial disputes and arbitration. The firm’s litigation experience includes insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, white-collar criminal defense, securities, toxic torts, tax controversy, mass torts, ERISA, labor and employment, government contracts, bankruptcy and class actions. Our antitrust and competition practice represents clients in merger and cartel investigations before governmental bodies in the U.S. and EU, as well as in China, Japan and Korea.

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steptoe serves the needs of clients in energy (including major electric utilities, renewable power companies and pipelines); transportation (representing rail, motor and air carriers); and clients with a full range of environmental and antitrust issues. We also represent clients across the main regulatory fields governed by U.S. and EU.

Telecommunications, Internet and Media Steptoe is at the forefront of the era’s large Internet issues – open Internet rules that govern Internet access, efforts by content providers to control Internet distribution, privacy and cybersecurity. We also represent large satellite distributors and wireless companies in rulemakings and adjudications before the FCC and the federal courts.

Intellectual Property Steptoe represents clients in patent litigation and prosecution as well as on trademark, copyright and licensing matters. Representing complainants and respondents, the firm has been involved in over 130 Section 337 cases at the ITC and is consistently ranked as one of the most active law firms before the ITC according to ITC surveys in IP Law & Business and Corporate Counsel magazines.

Business Solutions Steptoe advocates for clients in all areas of federal and state taxation, including corporate, partnership, state and local, compensation and benefits, tax exempt, and international tax. We also represent clients in complex financial and corporate transactions, including cross-border and multi-party arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, as well as in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, representing issuers, underwriters, and investors.

Government Affairs and Public Policy Steptoe is known for its ability to fashion creative solutions to problems involving governmental entities, in the U.S. and in the EU.

Other Offices

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Avenue Louise 489
3rd Floor
Brussels, B-1050
Belgium
Tel. 32.2.626.0500
Fax 32.2.626.0510


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
China Central Place, 29th Floor, Tower 2
79 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025
China
Tel. 86.10.5834.1000
Fax 86.10.5969.6099


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
99 Gresham Street
London, EC2V 7NG
England
Tel. 44.20.7367.8000
Fax 44.20.7367.8001

Brendan Patterson
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Steptoe & Johnson LLP
201 E. Washington Street
Suite 1600
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
USA
Tel. 1.602.257.5200
Fax 1.602.257.5299


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
633 W. 5th Street, Suite 700
Los Angeles, California 90071
USA
Tel. 1.213.439.9400
Fax 1.213.439.9599


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
2121 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 2800
Los Angeles, California 90067
USA
Tel. 1.310.734.3200
Fax 1.310.734.3300


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
115 South LaSalle Street
Suite 3100
Chicago, Illinois 60603
USA
Tel. 1.312.577.1300
Fax 1.312.577.1370


Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1114 Avenue of the Americas
The Grace Building, 35th Floor
New York, New York 10036
USA
Tel. 1.212.506.3900
Fax 1.212.506.3950

Michael Campion Miller
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