J.R. Stevenson founded the firm with a simple mission: to deliver elite, cost-efficient legal services tailored to each client's needs. We believe that understanding your business and goals is an essential part of providing you with the best legal solutions. As a result, we make building and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients a top priority. We offer a full suite of legal services, including representing organizations in complex commercial disputes and counseling them through periods of rapid growth. The firm uses the latest technologies to streamline processes for our clients and is dedicated to honesty, integrity and efficiency with every engagement.


  • jrs@jrstevensonlaw.com
  • 212.939.7588


  • St. John's University Law School
  • Binghamton University

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J.R. Stevenson

Founder and Principal

A seasoned attorney with a wide range of litigation experience, J.R. Stevenson works closely with his clients to develop the best strategies to address their legal concerns. His areas of expertise include commercial litigation, complex insurance coverage disputes, environmental and toxic tort litigation, property damage and first party damage, general liability insurance coverage, and maritime issues. J.R. has litigated a number of liability declaratory judgment cases through appeal.

Before founding the firm in 2012, J.R. worked at leading multinational law firms Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP and Clyde & Co US LLP. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

J.R. graduated cum laude from St. John's University School of Law, where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for earning the highest grade in his Evidence and Trust & Estates courses. He received a bachelor's degree in economics with a concentration on international trade from Binghamton University. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Maritime Law Association of the United States.