Stephen Barrett primarily focuses his practice on complex commercial and product liability litigation, including asbestos and other toxic and mass torts. Stephen has experience with direct defense of aging services facilities in lawsuits asserting professional liability, personal injury, negligence, elder abuse, wrongful death and other related claims.

Steve routinely represents large international corporations locally, throughout the State and Federal Courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York, as well as nationally as national coordinating counsel. Not only does his practice involve handling discovery, taking depositions, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, and assisting with trials at the local level, Steve supports the strategic coordination of national matters and the direction of local counsel.

Steve has a broad range of litigation experience from initial investigations and fact-finding all the way through trial. Steve's practice often includes extensive research, both legal and of internal corporate records, of complex issues in advance of litigation or during the course of litigation on behalf of multi-national, industry-leading clients. In his role as national coordinating counsel and national discovery counsel, Steve coordinates the responses to complex and extensive discovery requests for all matters pending across the United States, and routinely prepares corporate representatives at depositions nationally.

Steve has significant experience in a variety of litigation practice areas. He has represented individuals and companies in matters involving property damage, construction liability and defects, environmental liability and catastrophic losses. Steve has also represented individuals and companies in commercial contract disputes, consumer fraud actions and other investigations.