Steven G. Bradbury
Steven G. Bradbury focuses his practice on antitrust, securities litigation, and other commercial litigation and appellate matters. He has extensive experience representing leading companies in the telecommunications, financial services, and airline industries in a variety of antitrust, securities, constitutional law, administrative law, and general litigation disputes, both at the trial and appellate levels.
Mr. Bradbury joined Dechert LLP as a partner in the litigation group in July 2009 after serving as head of the Office of Legal Counsel ("OLC") of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he was principal deputy assistant attorney general from 2004 to 2009 and acting assistant attorney general from 2005 to 2007. As head of OLC, Mr. Bradbury advised the President, the attorney general, and the heads of the various executive departments of the federal government on some of the most significant questions of constitutional, statutory, and administrative law and treaty interpretation, and he testified numerous times before Congress.
During his tenure in the Department of Justice, Mr. Bradbury received the Edmund J. Randolph Award for outstanding service to the DOJ, the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service, the National Security Agency's Intelligence Under Law Award, the Director of National Intelligence's 2007 Intelligence Community Legal Award (Team of the Year, FISA Modernization), and the Criminal Division's Award for Outstanding Law Enforcement Partnerships.
Mr. Bradbury worked as an attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel in 1991-1992, and as an associate at Covington & Burling LLP from 1988 to 1990.