Stephen S. Stallings

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Stephen S. Stallings, Esq.
 | 310 Grant St, Suite 3600
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-322-7777
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Health Care (30%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Stephen S. Stallings is a federal trial and white collar criminal defense attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The founder of the Law Offices of Stephen S. Stallings, Esq., Mr. Stallings also helps clients with issues such as False Claims Act/qui tam cases, civil rights violations, health care disputes, securities litigation, and general civil litigation on the plaintiff and defense sides. He serves clients in Pennsylvania and Florida.

    Mr. Stallings has over 25 years of experience with all aspects of criminal defense. He manages complex white collar criminal litigation in state and federal courts and has extensive trial experience. He previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney and practiced at private firms in the Miami, Florida, area.

    Recognized for his legal ability, Mr. Stallings has served as a lecturer, panelist and author on various legal topics. The South Florida Legal Guide named him a top government lawyer in 2003 and 2004, and the Law Enforcement Agency Directors presented him with an award in 2007. He is also the recipient of awards from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Office of Inspector General.

    Publications such as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Legal Intelligencer have quoted Mr. Stallings as a source on white collar criminal defense and other issues. He has also served as a legal commentator for the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel program “NightTalk.”

    Mr. Stallings earned a bachelor’s degree in history from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, graduating with honors. He holds licenses to practice law in Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as before several federal courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd and 11th circuits.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 30%Health Care
    • 10%Securities Litigation
    • 10%Civil Rights
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Health & Health Care Law, Police Misconduct

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Stephen Stallings

    Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.stevestallingslaw.com/curriculum-vitae/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Admitted pro hac vice in various federal and state courts throughout the country
    • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • Pennsylvania Bar, 2007
    • Florida Bar, 1992

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Named a Top Government Lawyer of 2003 and 2004 by South Florida Legal Guide
    • Author: Accountant Liability-Putting Ultramares Out to Pasture, 42 FLA.L.REV. 563 (1990) 
    • Appointed pro bono Guardian ad Litem to abused and neglected children (1994-1996) and pro bono counsel in protection from abuse cases (2011-2012)
    • Nominated for Attorney General's Award in 2008 and 2004 and Department of Justice Director's Awards in 2004, 2005, and 2007
    • Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Immigration Law Enforcement (2002)
    • Office of Inspector General, United States Department of Transportation Award of Excellence (2003)
    • Panelist on the Money Laundering Provisions of the Patriot Act at the 2004 South Florida Conference of Receivers
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation Award for Outstanding Prosecutorial Skills in Undercover Securities Fraud Investigation (2004)
    • Law Enforcement Agency Directors (LEAD) Award Recipient for 2007
    • Legal Commentator: PCNC NightTalk (2011-2018)
    • 2008 Excellence in Government – Gold Award – for Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption in the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office
    • Legal Intelligencer source on white collar criminal defense (2011-2018)
    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette source on federal criminal law (2011-2018)
    • Featured Presenter: Physician Compensation Leadership Forum (May 2018)
    • Panelist for 2011 ABA Seminar on Representation of Witnesses in Government Investigations
    • Featured Speaker on Qui Tam Issues at 2011 Medicare Advantage Symposium
    • Panelist for 2013 DRI Symposium on the Intersection of Corporate Governance and Criminal Law
    • Author: Wait Not, Want Not: The Importance of the Statute of Limitations in Qui Tam False Claims Act Cases, Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law, Vol. 7, Issue 2 (Spring 2013)

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • FINRA Arbitration Panel Award in Favor of Claimants: Pallotta et al. v. Ross Sinclair & Associates, 2019
    • Acquittal on all counts in United States v. Cherian John, Case No. 18-cr-16 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, 2019

    Representative Clients:

    • Dr. Cherian John, 2019
    • R&V Associates, Inc., 2020
    • UPMC, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida College of Law, Florida Law Review Title Standards Editor, Florida Law Review Executive Editor, J.D.with Honors, 1992
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dean's List, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1989
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    Office Location for Stephen S. Stallings

    310 Grant St
    Suite 3600
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    Phone: 412-322-7777

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    Last Updated: 2/18/2020

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