Civil & Human Rights Litigation

Legal Team

Civil & Human Rights Attorneys

Steve Berman attorney headshotSteve W. Berman, Managing Partner

Steve Berman co-founded Hagens Berman in 1993 and is the firm’s managing partner. He represents consumers, investors and employees in large, complex litigation held in state and federal courts. Berman’s trial experience has earned him significant recognition and led The National Law Journal to name him one of the 100 most powerful lawyers in the nation, and to repeatedly name Hagens Berman one of the top 10 plaintiffs’ firms in the country. Berman was inspired to build a firm that vociferously fought for the rights of those unable to fight for themselves. His innovative approach, tenacious conviction and impeccable track record have earned him an excellent reputation and numerous historic legal victories. He is considered one of the nation’s most successful class-action attorneys. more »

Shayne C Stevenson attorney headshotSHAYNE C. STEVENSON, PARTNER

Shayne Stevenson leads the firm's whistleblower practice and focuses on fighting fraud under federal and state whistleblower laws. Since fighting against sweatshops and the exploitation of undocumented workers with the workers' rights organization he founded at Yale, Shayne has focused his legal career on prosecuting cases against individuals and businesses who victimize others by violence, deception and fraud. more »

Nathaniel A Tarnor attorney headshotNATHANIEL A. TARNOR, OF COUNSEL

Nathan Tarnor is of counsel at Hagens Berman’s New York office where his work includes anti-terrorism, antitrust, class action, consumer protection, securities and whistleblower representation in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Nathan has represented families of American terrorism and torture victims before the U.S. Supreme Court and Second Circuit and has provided legal assistance to human rights victims from around the world in conjunction with other prominent law firms. Most recently, Nathan represented American terrorism victims against Chiquita Brands International for violations of U.S. anti-terrorism laws in Colombia. more »