Stephen Freccero is a trial lawyer with 25 years of courtroom experience handling complex civil and criminal cases. His expertise is rooted in commercial litigation and antitrust, with particular experience handling civil litigation with parallel criminal or enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Freccero’s courtroom experience includes the defense of civil and criminal antitrust proceedings, patent, copyright and trade secret litigation, and complex commercial disputes in diverse industry sectors. He has also represented both corporations and individuals in criminal matters involving allegations of antitrust violations, securities, commodities, and health care fraud, tax evasion, and alleged violations of customs and public contract regulations.
He is a noted former federal prosecutor, having served for nearly a decade as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of California. As a prosecutor, Mr. Freccero directed the nation-wide UNABOM investigation and represented the United States in the successful prosecution of Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski. He is a past recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service, one of the highest distinctions accorded to federal law enforcement officials.