Stephen J. Fearon, Jr.

32 East 57th Street
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New York, NY 10022
tel: 212-421-6492
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Stephen J. Fearon, Jr. is a partner of Squitieri & Fearon, LLP. His primary practice involves pursuing class actions on behalf of investors, consumers, and retirement plans in courts across the country. He has received an “AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell, indicating the highest level of professional excellence. He has also been voted by his peers as one of the top lawyers in New York for handling mass torts and is included in the The Best Lawyers in America.

Since he began practicing law, Mr. Fearon has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for the people he has represented in many class actions and individual lawsuits.

Mr. Fearon has represented injured people and their families in pharmaceutical and medical device lawsuits and has successfully recovered the retirement savings for employees who invested in their employer’s stock through employer-sponsored retirement plans. Many of the cases were brought against employers who  continued to offer company stock as a retirement investment when there was a serious, undisclosed problem with the company that made it imprudent to invest retirement assets in company stock.

Mr. Fearon currently is lead counsel for investors and consumers in many large, nationwide class actions.

Mr. Fearon has been appointed by the Southern District of New York as a Mediator.   In that role, he has helped parties resolve complex civil litigation through court-ordered mediation.   Most recently, he has successfully mediated discrimination cases and employment lawsuits in the Southern District of New York.

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Fraud Litigation
  • ERISA/Retirement Benefits Class Actions
  • Securities/Stock Fraud Actions
  • Dangerous and Defective Products Litigation

Education

  • J.D., New York Law School, 1990
  • Editor, Journal of Human Rights
  • B.A., Boston University, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1991

Court Admissions

  • New York State Supreme Court, First Department
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Membership Associations

  • Federal Bar Council
  • Mediator, Southern District of New York