Steven D. Lickstein is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. He represents clients in a variety of general commercial and financial disputes including claims of breach of contract, unfair competition and business practices, and misappropriation of trade secrets. Additionally, Steven has experience defending individuals facing criminal and civil government enforcement actions, including allegations specific to the securities and health care industries.
Steven currently serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which strives to ensure that traditionally underrepresented groups work at every level of Nutter and to advance Nutter’s position as a leader in the Boston-wide effort to build a legal community that reflects the wider communities we serve.
Steven dedicates a substantial amount of his time to the firm’s pro bono and community efforts. He represents clients seeking unemployment benefits before the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance and indigent individuals pursuing constitutional and civil rights claims in federal court. Recently, he coached a mock-trial team of college students participating in the Boston Lawyer’s Group summer legal internship program.
Steven gained prior legal experience working for a Federal Magistrate Judge, the General Counsel of Babson College and by working as a summer associate at a national law firm.
During law school, Steven was champion of the Boston College Negotiation Competition, was selected to sit on the Board of Student Advisors, and chaired the Negotiation Competition. Additionally, Steven was a member of the Boston College Defenders Criminal Defense Legal Clinic representing indigent criminal defendants in Dorchester, MA and a pro bono distinction award recipient at graduation for his dedication to providing legal services to individuals in need. Steven is also fluent in Spanish.