Shand Stephens

Top 20 Workers Compensation and Employment Law
555 Mission Street
Suite 2400
San Francisco, CA 94105-2933
(415) 836-2500

Shand Stephens has extensive experience handling and supervising complex litigation on a global scale.

In private practice and as chief trial counsel for an NYSE-listed international financial services corporation, Shand has tried, arbitrated and mediated major cases across the United States and supervised the strategy and handling of significant cases around the world, including litigation and arbitrations in Australia, the United Kingdom, Bermuda, the Netherlands, Chile, Brazil, Canada, Zambia and Switzerland. He has tried, arbitrated, and mediated a broad spectrum of matters, including insurance, reinsurance, securities, unfair competition, employment, fraud, brokers' errors and omissions, lawyers' errors and omissions, bad faith, contracts and lender's liability. Shand has briefed and argued appeals before the Second, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal, New York Apellate Courts, New Jersey Appellate Courts, several California courts of appeal and the California Supreme Court.

In addition to his litigation practice, Shand has served as the outside general counsel to a large regional bank and to two charitable organizations. He has routinely participated in the review of regulatory filings, preparation of 10Qs and 10Ks and formulation of employment policies and internal audit investigations, as well as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.