Trial Pros: Dechert's Steven Bizar
Steven E. Bizar is a first chair trial lawyer at Dechert who specializes in the defense of antitrust class action and Section 1 Sherman act cases and complex commercial disputes in court and before arbitrators. His more than two decades of experience span a diverse range of antitrust and trade regulation, contracts and business torts, government investigations, insurance and reinsurance, securities and corporate governance matters. Bizar regularly represents multinational and domestic companies, partnerships and individuals, including officers and directors, on issues arising across a broad spectrum of industries, including chemicals, financial services, construction materials, health care, pharmaceuticals, gaming, wholesale distribution, technology and telecommunications.
Bizar has appeared in courts across the United States handling a wide variety of litigation matters, including the trial defense of multidistrict class actions, “bet-the-company” lawsuits and contract and tort disputes arising from clients' commercial activities. Bizar also has appellate experience and has secured wins in the areas of class certification, antitrust, securities fraud pleading standards, full faith and credit/res judicata and forum non conveniens. He also represents clients in connection with government antitrust and securities fraud investigations and in enforcement proceedings before agencies and self-regulatory organizations.
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