Brad defends insured businesses, municipalities, and individuals in a variety of complex liability matters in state and federal trials and appeals throughout New York. With particularly deep experience representing municipalities and public entities, Brad has handled matters ranging from inmate confinement conditions to employment discrimination claims. He has successfully drafted and submitted motions for summary judgment resulting in dismissals in both state and federal court, assisted with and second-chaired trials in complex employment practices liability (EPL) matters, and drafted and argued winning appeals before the Third and Fourth Departments of the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division. In addition, Stevens has represented clients before the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Small Claims Court.
Brad earned his bachelor’s in Business Administration from Elmira College and his M.B.A. from St. Bonaventure University, graduating magna cum laude at both institutions. He earned his J.D. at Albany Law School, where he served as Note and Comment editor for the Journal of Science and Technology and was the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trial Competition Champion.
Before entering private practice, Brad gained experience in several legal internships, including with the Rensselaer County Public Defender’s Office, the Albany Law Clinic and Justice Center, and the New York State Attorney General’s Office Litigation Bureau.