Stephen Broome is a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles and New York offices and the co-chair of the firm's Data Privacy and Security Practice. His practice focuses on litigating and trying complex commercial disputes in the areas of technology, finance, competition, and bankruptcy. He also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of business torts and breach of contract actions.
A significant portion of Steve’s practice is focused on data privacy and security issues. He is counsel to some of the world’s leading technology companies defending numerous, high-profile data privacy class actions and government enforcement actions and investigations concerning an array of technologies—including web browsers, mobile apps, digital advertising, data analytics, and facial recognition—in state and federal courts across the country.
In addition to trial work, Steve is an accomplished appellate lawyer, and has successfully argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts.
Steve has been named by the New York Law Journal as a Rising Star, and was profiled as a Lawyer Who Leads By Example. He has also been named by Legal 500 USA as a Recommended Lawyer in the Appellate Litigation category.
Steve currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Los Angeles chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
Before joining the firm, Steve served as a law clerk for Judge Richard C. Wesley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.