Stephen Gardiner


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Stephen is a litigator who focuses on government investigations, monitorships, and regulatory compliance. He served on one of the firm’s monitorship teams, investigating violations of anti-money laundering and sanctions laws. Stephen has handled matters investigated or brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), and other law enforcement authorities, preparing individuals for informal interviews and formal testimony. 

Stephen began conducting intensive legal research during his first year of study toward a civil law degree in Dublin, Ireland. As an undergraduate, he gained experience in criminal defense and banking law through internships with two prominent Dublin litigators.

While in law school, Stephen volunteered with the Duke Innocence Project, a student organization that works to exonerate victims of wrongful convictions by investigating claims of actual innocence. He currently assists the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, which provides free representation to veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness.