Stephen Richards is a litigation associate in the Newport Beach office of Hueston Hennigan LLP. His practice focuses on high-stakes business disputes, complex litigation and white collar defense.
Mr. Richards also maintains an active pro bono practice. He recently prevailed at trial on behalf of a client who had been a victim of domestic violence, securing a restraining order that will protect the client from further abuse.
Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Richards served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cormac J. Carney on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2015, where he participated in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and served as co-president of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. Mr. Richards completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in economics.