Steven Paradise is a nationally recognized litigator with more than 25 years of experience. He is an experienced “first-chair” trial lawyer who has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in trials in state and federal courts in New York and other jurisdictions. Mr. Paradise specializes in commercial and securities litigation. Among other clients, he has represented hedge funds, Fortune 500 public companies, Big Four accounting firms, investment banks and other financial institutions. more +
A partner in RK&O's Litigation Group, Mr. Paradise focuses his practice on representing clients in a broad range of complex commercial and securities litigation, including issuers and accounting firms in accounting-related litigation and enforcement matters, as well as parties involved in Ponzi schemes and other financial frauds. He is equally adept at representing companies and individuals in investigations and enforcement proceedings by the SEC, FINRA and other law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
Prior to joining RK&O, Mr. Paradise was a partner at Vinson & Elkins where he served as co-chair of the securities litigation and enforcement group.
Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Securities Litigation Committee (2011-2016); Council on Judicial Administration (1998-2000)
Member: American Bar Association, Litigation Section; Co-Chair: Association Subcommittee on Broker-Dealer Litigation (2002-2008)