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International Litigation Attorney Stephen Díaz Gavin Joins Rimon Law as Partner in its Washington, DC Office

News Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · October 10, 2016

(Washington) Expanding its team of international practice attorneys, Rimon Law is joined by leading complex international litigation attorney Stephen Díaz Gavin as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Gavin represents foreign governments and companies in U.S. trial and appellate courts, international tribunals and arbitration matters, as well as advising U.S. based firms in foreign litigation matters. He has also worked extensively on contested matters before regulatory agencies, especially administrative law disputes and rulemakings at the Federal Communications Commission and appellate litigation involving administrative agency decisions.

In addition to his litigation work, Mr. Gavin advises foreign clients, including government entities, on legal and policy matters involving the US courts, government and regulatory agencies.

Mr. Gavin comes to Rimon Law from his own practice, the Law Office of Stephen Díaz Gavin, based in Washington D.C. Prior to his own practice, Mr. Gavin also worked as a Senior Counsel at Crowell & Moring and was a partner at Patton Boggs for more than 18 years.

At Rimon, Mr. Gavin joins a strong team of cross-border attorneys, including recent additions Jill Williamson and Lisa-Marie Monsanto in Washington D.C., Emma Larson in Seattle, Robert Lee in Miami and Orlando, and Chris Terry in San Francisco.

The firm’s international practice group has been a particular source of strength. The firm has attorneys who regularly manage transactions in Canada, Latin America, the U.K., Israel, Europe, and China, as well as participate in litigation and arbitration matters in the U.S. and overseas for foreign clients.

Rimon Law, which has 17 offices internationally, has twice been recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The Financial Times has twice recognized Rimon on its list of most innovative law firms and the firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have been speakers at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools on innovations in the practice of law.

“Foreign companies have always found the US court and regulatory systems both enticing for handling disputes and potentially daunting in its complexity. Stephen has great experience both in winning cases and in guiding foreign clients to understand the best possible course of action in a US litigation and regulatory matters. He also has a great deal of experience in helping US firms manage litigation in foreign courts. Stephen is a great addition to our growing international practice,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon.

Mr. Gavin received his J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, his M.A. from John Hopkins University and his B.A. from Wesleyan University.