Stephen P. Hall

Senior Counsel
Stephen P. Hall

Overview

Stephen Hall is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, resident in the Boston office. Prior to his legal practice, Mr. Hall was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and supervised an accounting department within a global travel company. Today, Mr. Hall combines his financial and legal knowledge with his innate ability to quickly assess complex business transactions to develop reasoned legal strategies that advance his client's business objectives. His poised, business-minded approach makes the disruptive nature of litigation as seamless as possible and keeps his clients focused on their ultimate goal.

In addition, Mr. Hall's experience includes engagements as counsel and lead counsel in high-value commercial disputes, class actions, complex fraud schemes, false claims defense, unfair and deceptive business practices, and executive-level employment matters for clients in financial services, insurance, education, healthcare, retail and transportation. Mr. Hall has particular expertise in assisting clients with internal investigations and analyses related to government enforcement actions, discrimination claims, and regulatory compliance matters.

Mr. Hall is a trustee on the Board of Trustees for the Boston Bar Foundation (BBF). He currently serves as the Treasurer of the BBF and is a member of the BBF's Executive Committee and served as an inaugural member of the Joint Finance Committee for the Boston Bar Association and the Boston Bar Foundation. Mr. Hall previously held leadership positions in the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, including serving as president of the association from 2016 to 2017.

In addition, Mr. Hall devotes his time to pro bono affairs, including assisting the Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) and the Innocence Project with criminal appeals involving factual innocence. Mr. Hall also serves on the Hiring Committee and Diversity Committee for Holland & Knight's Boston office.

Credentials

Education
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Southeast Missouri State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Massachusetts
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association, Council Member
  • Boston Bar Foundation, Treasurer
  • Boston Lawyers Group, Associates Advisory Committee
  • Boston Bar Association, Joint Finance Committee
  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Past President
  • National Bar Association, Commercial Law Section
Honors & Awards
  • 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color in Greater Boston, Get Konnected!, 2019
  • Holland & Knight Emerging Leaders, Class of 2019
  • Rising Star, Boston Super Lawyers magazine, 2018
  • Suffolk University Law School, Graduate of Last Decade Award, 2018
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Award, 2017
  • Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40, 2017
  • National Bar Association Nation's Best Advocates: 40 Under 40 Award, 2017
  • Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Pro Bono Recognition Award, 2017
  • The National Law Journal and Connecticut Law Tribune's Boston Rising Stars, 2015

Publications

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