Steven N. Feldman

Steven N. Feldman

Los Angeles, California

Steven Feldman helps clients navigate a broad range of high-stakes litigation, with a focus on complex commercial disputes and challenging class actions. Mr. Feldman, who was named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2016, uses his experience at all stages of litigation to develop creative and aggressive case strategies for his clients, with the goal of obtaining their desired result – whether it be a favorable settlement or winning at trial. Not only does this place his clients in the best position to prevail, it also avoids unnecessary disputes and minimizes discovery costs. Mr. Feldman's clients have included companies such as Allergan, Amgen, T-Mobile and BHP Billiton, as well as high-profile individuals such as Alec Baldwin and Bill Koch.

Mr. Feldman has deep experience in the courtroom: in addition to serving as a member of the trial team that won a $12 million punitive damages verdict and liability findings on all counts in favor of his client following a three-week federal jury trial in the Southern District of New York, he has argued and won significant motions for clients in state and federal courts in California and New York. Most recently, Mr. Feldman secured the decertification of a consumer class action on behalf of a leading manufacturer of natural health products and nutritional supplements, in a decision Law360 called one of the “Class Certification Rulings Every Litigator Needs to Know.”

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan at its inception, Mr. Feldman was an associate at Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles and at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City, where he focused on complex business litigation and white collar defense. Mr. Feldman also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and, while in law school, as an extern to the Hon. Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco and to the Hon. Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Mr. Feldman serves on the Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Young Leadership Board and moderates “The Insight Roundtable,” a series he created and developed, featuring one-on-one interviews with leading jurists, lawyers and business executives. Recent interviewees have included the general counsels of Toyota, Levi Strauss & Co., Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and The Honest Company. Mr. Feldman also serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of Southern California.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Trial Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude - 2009
  • S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
    • B.S. - 2004
    • Major: Journalism