Steve Fineman

Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Steven E. Fineman is the managing partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, resident in the firm’s New York office. The American Lawyer Magazine has called Lieff Cabraser one of the “nation’s premiere plaintiffs’ firms,” and the National Law Journal, U.S. News and World Report, Law360, and Benchmark Litigation have repeatedly recognized Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiff-side litigation law firms in the United States. In 2016, Fineman was appointed to the ACS board of directors.

Fineman represents plaintiffs in class, group and individual civil litigation in the areas of securities and financial fraud, mass torts, and consumer fraud. He has been recognized as a top lawyer in his fields by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Benchmark Plaintiff, and the National Law Journal.  Lawdragon has identified Fineman as one of the nation’s “100 Managing Partners You Need to Know.”

Fineman is also a member of the Advisory Forum for Stanford Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession, and is a frequent guest lecturer at Stanford Law School. He is a past president of the Public Justice Foundation, which oversees and funds the national public interest law firm, Public Justice, P.C., and is a past co-chair of the American Association for Justice’s Securities Litigation Group. Fineman is also vice-chair of the New York regional board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and is a member of the executive committee of ADL’s national commission.

Fineman received his J.D. from University of California Hastings College of the Law, and his B.A. from University of California San Diego.