Stephen L. Saxl

Stephen L. Saxl: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder; Co-Chair, Class Action Litigation Group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (1984 Attorneys)
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Stephen L. Saxl is the Co-Chair of the Class Action Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice on defending class actions and complex litigation matters in federal court and New York State courts. His class action experience includes cases in the securities, retail, telecommunications, publishing, insurance, Internet and tobacco industries. He has defended clients against statutory and common law claims including fraud, unfair trade practices, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO), breach of contract and price-fixing.


•Class actions
•Complex civil litigation
•Securities and broker-dealer litigation
•Commercial litigation
•Consumer litigation
•Privacy litigation
•Product liability


•Hon. Charles P. Sifton, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1989-1990

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year,” 2018

in New York

02.04.09 Greenberg Traurig Announces 2009 Public Interest Fellows; New Yorkers Chosen

02.06.08 Greenberg Traurig Announces 2008 Public Interest Fellows; New Yorker Chosen

10.04.05 Greenberg Traurig Salutes Equal Justice Works Fellows Member:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Judiciary Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

•Counsel, The Grand Jury Project, New York State Unified Court System

•Served on Board of Directors and Audit Committee, New York Civil Liberties Union

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Litigation
  • Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts
  • Securities Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
  • Arbitration & Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.801.2184  Phone
212.805.9371  Fax
University Attended:
Brown University, A.B., History, magna cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
Yale Law School, J.D., 1989; Notes editor, Yale Law Journal; Phi Beta Kappa
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 1990, New York

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association
•Former Member, Judiciary Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., 1963
Reported Cases:
Experience: Litigation: Defeated class certification in consumer class action for leading retailer.; Obtained dismissal of securities class action for major broker-dealer. The class action was brought on behalf of a putative class that challenged the entire market for auction rate securities.; Argued and won class certification appeal.; Briefed class certification in numerous cases, including putative nationwide tobacco class actions.; Argued appeal for national leveraged buy-out firm obtaining dismissal of finder's fee claim.; Obtained dismissal of numerous fraud and contract cases.; Won dismissal of 78 class actions in 12 states against First American in a series of class actions involving pricing of title insurance.; Served as lead counsel for the defense in a consumer class action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 ( FACTA ) in United States District Court.
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