Philip R. Stein
Phil is the litigator trusted by financial institutions, homebuilders and other businesses attempting to navigate uncharted territory. Phil is valued for, among other things, his experience representing loan originators in mortgage-backed securities and indemnification litigation. In the wake of the financial crisis, Phil has litigated approximately 100 such high-stakes cases in jurisdictions around the country with cumulative claims in excess of $1.2 billion, while securing pre-suit resolutions or settlements in dozens more.
Phil also has extensive experience guiding clients in addressing and mitigating liability related to data security and privacy. Corporate governance is another area of focus for Phil, and he regularly handles high-stakes cases involving disputes between officers and directors, as well as shareholder litigation.
EducationDuke University, J.D., School of Law, 1993University of North Carolina, B.A., 1989
InvolvementAmerican Bar AssociationLitigation Pretrial Practice & Discovery Section
Co-Chair of the Recent Court Decisions SubcommitteeAmerican Friends of Magen David AdomDirectorDade County Bar AssociationLegal Achievement Awards, Committee MemberThe Florida BarBusiness Law SectionCommittee MemberUnited Way of Miami-DadeImpact Leadership Council, Member
Court AdmissionsU.S. District Court, Middle District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Northern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Northern District of GeorgiaU.S. District Court, Northern District of IllinoisU.S. District Court, District of MarylandU.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth CircuitU.S. Court of Federal ClaimsU.S. District Court, District of ColoradoU.S. District Court, Western District of TexasU.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
Florida Super Lawyers, 2015 - present
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2016 - present
Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers - Bankruptcy, Finalist, 2013
Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers - Distressed Real Estate, Finalist, 2013
Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers, Finalist, 2007 - 2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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