Stephen’s practice focuses on complex litigation and administrative proceedings in the firm’s Raleigh office, where he represents a range of licensed professionals, companies and individuals. He has been engaged directly by several universities, businesses and individuals to represent them in connection with licensure or civil litigation matters.

Prior to joining MGC, Stephen focused on defending professionals, construction, environmental, catastrophic injury and wrongful death suits, as well as other civil defense work. He fully invests in his clients and their cases, going above and beyond to investigate and aggressively support all aspects of their defense and interests.

Outside of the office, Stephen enjoys playing tennis, skiing, traveling and spending time with his Siberian Husky, Hubie.

Practice Areas

  • Alcohol Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability


  • Washington & Lee University School of Law (JD)
  • The Ohio State University (BA, magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • 2016 North Carolina
  • Western District of NC
  • Eastern District of NC
  • Middle District of NC


  • Lawrence J.R. Herson Award for Excellence in Political Science