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Steven T. Cottreau


Clifford Chance, Washington D.C.
Practice area Regulatory enforcement & white collar, Antitrust competition, EU & trade, Litigation & dispute resolution

Tel +12029125109

Steven Cottreau specialises in defending clients in government investigations and complex civil litigation and regularly represents clients in federal and state investigations involving FCPA, OFAC, and antitrust matters, as well as securities, accounting, financial, and health care fraud.

Steven also represents clients in civil matters, including class actions, defending clients from lawsuits alleging fraud, RICO violations, breach of contract, and breach of duty.

Career & qualifications

  • University of Wisconsin (BS with Honors) 1993
  • New York University School of Law (JD) 1998
  • Judicial Clerk, Honorable Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States
  • Judicial Clerk, Honorable J. Harvie Wilkinson III, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Admitted as an attorney in Virginia 2001
  • Admitted as an attorney in District of Columbia 2002
  • Associate and Partner, Sidley Austin LLP 2000
  • Joined Clifford Chance as partner 2007
  • Admitted as an attorney in New York 2011

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