Steven N. Feldman

New York | Los Angeles
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA

Steven Feldman represents clients on high-stakes litigation matters. Recognized by multiple publications, including Benchmark LitigationLaw360, and The Daily Journal, as one of the nation’s top litigators under 40, he develops creative and aggressive case strategies, regularly achieving positive outcomes at trial.

Mr. Feldman represents Fortune 500 companies, venture-backed companies, and individuals in a broad range of high-stakes matters, including complex commercial disputes, intellectual property litigation, and class actions.

He draws on an impressive track record of arguing and winning matters for clients at all stages, including during motion practice, at jury trials, and on appeal. He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts across the country, and before the US Supreme Court.

Active with the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL), Mr. Feldman currently serves as a board member of the Los Angeles chapter, and previously created and developed a print series for the ABTL known as “The Insight Roundtable” featuring one-on-one interviews with leading jurists, lawyers, and business executives such as the general counsel of The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, Toyota, and Kleiner Perkins. He also serves on the board of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of Los Angeles.

Mr. Feldman served as a law clerk for Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Feldman’s experience includes representing:

Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Bill Koch in a lawsuit related to the counterfeit sale of fine wine; won an eight-figure punitive damages verdict and liability findings on all claims of fraud, deceptive business practices, and false advertising*
  • Alec Baldwin in a high-profile fraud case against the Mary Boone Gallery; obtained a full trial victory*
  • Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate subsidiary, in the dismissal of a multimillion-dollar contractual dispute over alleged deceptive accounting practices used to calculate profit participations for the Twilight movie series*
Intellectual Property Litigation
  • T-Mobile in an intellectual property theft and breach of contract against China’s largest phone manufacturer, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., resulting in a seven-figure verdict and liability finding*
  • Peloton in an intellectual property dispute with Flywheel Sports, which resulted in a massive win via settlement including admissions of patent validity, intentional copying, and an agreement to immediately cease using Peloton’s patented leaderboard technology*
  • Peloton in multiple federal actions against competitors alleging intellectual property infringement and deceptive business practices*
Class Action Defense
  • Nutraceutical in an appeal before the United States Supreme Court; secured a 9-0 opinion*
  • Zeltiq Aesthetics, an Allergan subsidiary, in a putative class action alleging that customers of their high-profile CoolSculpting fat-freeze system were deceived by marketing materials that described the medical device as having been “cleared” but not “approved” by the US Food and Drug Administration; resulted in dismissal*
  • Happy Cooking Hospitality and its owners in a putative class action alleging a price-fixing conspiracy; successfully obtained dismissal*
  • Allergan in a putative consumer class action litigation seeking over US$85 million in damages alleging their leading skincare and cosmetics line was in violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and that the product was being marketed in a way that violated false advertising and unfair competition laws*
  • Nutramarks in a federal putative class action regarding homeopathic medicines*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

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