Biography

E. JOHN STEREN is a Member of the Firm in the Health Care & Life Sciences and Litigation & Business Disputes practices, in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green. Mr. Steren devotes a significant portion of his practice to helping health care organizations manage the antitrust risks of joint ventures and other business arrangements. He also focuses his practice on other complex commercial and civil litigation matters.

Mr. Steren’s experience includes:

  • Representing a variety of health care entities and providers, such as hospitals and physicians, in antitrust matters (counseling and litigation), including civil and government investigations and compliance with Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification requirements
  • Appearing, on behalf of clients, in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels and regulatory agencies
  • Representing clients in commercial litigation matters, including business disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, banking, unfair competition, trade secrets, non-competes, and other business torts
  • Serving as defense counsel in connection with False Claims Act cases (including qui tam litigation)
  • Litigating class action cases, during class certification proceedings and at trial, in state and federal courts

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Steren was a Principal of another law firm focusing on the health care industry, where he served as Co-Chair of its Litigation Group and Chair of that firm’s Antitrust and Competition Group.

Mr. Steren speaks regularly and has authored numerous articles on antitrust issues affecting the health care industry.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1989)
    • Editor, The Tax Lawyer
    • Law Fellow
  • University of Maryland (B.A., summa cum laude, 1986)
    • Provost Scholar
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society
    • Golden Key International Honour Society

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Section on Antitrust Law
    • Section on Litigation
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association