Stephen Hall



Stephen P. Hall is a trial lawyer and former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who applies a business-minded approach to complex business disputes.  Stephen has represented clients in various industries, including chemical, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and financial.  Using his experience leading teams in in large corporations, Stephen helps his clients navigate complex litigation matters to achieve company goals and objectives. 

As a trial attorney, Stephen has served as first and second chair in cases involving commercial disputes and products liability claims.  He also has experience representing clients in commercial and consumer arbitrations.  Stephen's experience also includes engagements as counsel and lead counsel in class actions, complex fraud schemes, false claims defense, unfair and deceptive business practices, and executive-level employment matters. He has particular knowledge and experience in assisting clients with internal investigations and analyses related to government enforcement actions, discrimination claims, and regulatory compliance matters.

Throughout his legal career, Stephen has been actively involved in and served as a leader in the various bar associations.  Most notably, he is currently serving as President of the Boston Bar Foundation and has previously served as President of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, a state-wide bar association focused on advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal industry. Stephen has also served on the Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission under two different administrations, screening applicants for judicial nominations. 

In addition, Stephen devotes his time to pro bono affairs, including assisting the Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) and the Innocence Project with criminal appeals involving factual innocence.

    • Trial counsel for manufacturer in products liability suits regarding defective design claims alleging extensive property damage.
    • Trial counsel for materials supplier in asbestos related lawsuits.
    • Member of trial team defending NCAA in concussion/CTE cases across the United States.
    • Represented pharmacy in several matters involving violations of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute resulting in favorable settlements.
    • Lead counsel for pharmaceutical companies in defense of claims of off-label marketing schemes resulting in favorable settlement
    • Successfully defended medical service corporation against collateral breach of contract claims in state false claims suit against medical provider resulting in early disposition and successfully defended appeal of early disposition before appellate court.
    • Successfully obtained summary judgment for financial services institution in breach of contract dispute and successfully defended appeal of summary judgment before appellate court.
    • Lead trial counsel for accounting professional organization in international arbitration against certification testing service provider in relation to calculation of contract compensation resulting in favorable award.
    • Represented financial services organization in relation to several class actions involving alleged violations of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, successfully defeating class certifications and compelling arbitration.
    • Represented university and coaches against athlete claims of hazing, resulting in favorable settlement.