Stephen Ball

Business Formation
Baker & Hostetler LLP
45 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10111-0100

A commercial litigator, Stephen Ball combines aggressive advocacy and thoughtful contemplation of the issues facing his clients to develop the strongest representation strategies. Adaptable, relatable, and perceptive, Stephen communicates effectively with whomever he is working to ensure an understanding of possible complications based on desired courses of actions.

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As lead associate, involved in the representation of private equity professional in JAMS arbitration regarding the professional's surprise termination. After an extensive hearing, the Arbitrator ordered the private equity professional's former firm to buy out the individual's stake and its portfolio investments for more than $4 million. The arbitrator determined that, although firm had contractual rights to terminate the individual, there was no lawful basis to deny ownership rights.

As lead associate, assisted in the representation of a Pittsburgh-based LLC client in arbitration before the American Arbitration Association. The dispute centered on property valuation related to the LLC client's repurchase of minority member's interest.