|Admission Details||1980, New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York|
|Education||Seton Hall University, B.A., 1973; Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1980|
|Associations & Memberships||Member: Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey; New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.|
|Additional Bio Details||Stephen R. Long is a partner and a member of the Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment Practice Groups. He is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in the litigation, trial, arbitration and mediation of complex commercial cases, employment disputes and the defense of professional negligence claims. Steve represents the interests of various clients, including national law and accounting firms, Fortune 500 companies, and liability, life and health insurers. He has appeared in courts and administrative agencies across the country at trials, preliminary injunction hearings, dispositive motion hearings, appeal arguments and other proceedings. He has counseled corporate clients on employment matters and has handled numerous investigations of allegedly improper conduct in the workplace. Steve has defended accounting firms and individual auditors in securities class actions, "deepened insolvency" litigation and SEC investigations. He has defended large and small law firms in the defense of malpractice claims arising from transactional work, trust and estate engagements, IP matters and litigation. |
In General. Steve joined the firm in 1980. He has served as vice chair of the firm's Litigation Department, and he has long been involved as an administrator and teacher in the firm's internal continuing legal education programs. Steve is a trustee of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, a statewide organization of nearly 1,000 judges and lawyers which is dedicated to promoting the interests of litigants and the bench and trial bar. He is a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and serves as an arbitrator for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is also a member of the New Jersey and American Bar Associations and various committees of both organizations. Steve frequently writes and speaks on professional liability and employment law topics.