Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board
Stephen H. Kupperman is a founding member of Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. He concentrates in the fields of class actions and complex litigation, commercial litigation, contract disputes, securities litigation and enforcement, and appeals. For several years, Steve has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the fields of Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation, and by Chambers USA, in the field of General Commercial Litigation. According to Chambers, Steve comes “highly recommended for his understanding of complex litigation, particularly securities,” and is “well known for his ‘robust and highly effective’ litigation style.”
An active participant in professional organizations, Steve has served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association and is Counsel to the New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court. A member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, he has been an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers, the American Arbitration Association, the National Arbitration Forum and the New York Stock Exchange. He is also an arbitrator for the Louisiana State Bar Association Fee Dispute Panel. Steve has been a Hearing Committee Chairman for the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Tulane Law Review. Steve is active in the American Bar Association and is a Fellow to both the American Bar Foundation and Louisiana Bar Foundation. He has taught as a member of the adjunct faculty at the Tulane University Law School for more than twenty-five years and is a full Professor. His teaching includes programs directed to students and to practicing lawyers in London, England; Siena, Italy; Paris, France; Lausanne, Switzerland; Zurich, Switzerland; and, Rhodes, Greece.