Stephen Hoeplinger has spent his career litigating high-profile securities and complex financial cases in federal and state courts. He currently represents employees, investors, and retirees in class action and derivative cases involving breaches of fiduciary duty by employers and investment managers. Before joining Schlichter Bogard & Denton, Steve specialized in fraud cases involving mortgage-backed securities, and acted as pro bono counsel in white collar criminal and immigration matters. He has experience in every step of the litigation process including trying cases before judges and juries.
Before going into private practice, Steve represented individuals applying for immigration benefits at a small non-profit law office in St. Louis. He also served as an Assistant Prosecutor. He also has won several awards for outstanding oral advocacy in law school trial competitions.
Education: Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude; Global Studies Law Review (Primary Editor); William M. Pomerantz Trial Award
University of Notre Dame, B.A. (Film, Television, & Theatre and Political Science), 2005
Admitted: Missouri, Massachusetts