Stephen M. Bourtin

Stephen M. Bourtin

Bourtin Law, PLLC
  • Employment Law
  • Connecticut, New York
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Brian William Colistra
Reviewed by Brian William Colistra April 9, 2021
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Stephen represented his client exceptionally in every facet of the litigation. He is professional and treats his adversaries with courtesy and respect. With respect to the trial, he was clearly well prepared, exhibited a thorough knowledge of the law pertaining to the case and the evidentiary foundations needed to conduct a clean trial, and exhibited the kind of mental agility needed to successfully handle the inevitable curveballs most trials present.
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Stephen is the founding member and Partner of Bourtin Law, PLLC's Stamford, Connecticut and Midtown Manhattan offices. Stephen was raised in Wilton, Connecticut, went to college and graduate school in Boston, Massachusetts and served a significant portion of his career as a commercial litigator in New York City. After graduating law school and completing a federal district court clerkship, he began as an associate in the Employment Law department of an international law firm and then worked as a litigation associate for a high profile and nationally recognized litigation firm founded by famed litigator David Boies. He has spent his career practicing as a commercial litigator and also working in the employment law context, providing advice, counsel and litigating in a broad range of fields including contractual disputes, business litigation, corporate dissolution, non-compete, trademark, real estate, class action, FINRA and securities litigations. Stephen has also represented clients in defense of various governmental and regulatory investigations, civil and criminal actions.

Stephen graduated cum laude from Boston College Law School, after receiveing his Bachelors of Arts degree from Boston College with a double major of History and Political Science, he served as a federal law

Stephen has also represented small business clients in defense of various governmental and regulatory investigations and relating to business employment policies and compliance. After graduating law school, Stephen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard W. Vollmer, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

Stephen was Executive Editor of the Boston College Law School International and Comparative Law Review. Steve is a devout fan of the Yankees and Giants and lives in Fairfield County.

Practice Area
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Area
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French
Professional Experience
Litigation Associate
Rosenfeld & Kaplan LLP
New York City
Litigation Associate
Boies Schiller & Flexner
New York City
Associate Counsel
The Echelon Group
Employment Law Associate
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Stamford, Connecticut
Judicial Law Clerk
United States DIstrict Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Law Clerk to the Hon. Richard W. Vollmer, Jr.
Boston College Law School
J.D. (2000)
Honors: cum laude
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Boston College
B.A. (1996) | History, Political Science
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Paris-Sorbonne University
Certificate of French Language (1995) | French
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Lawyers of Distinction
Lawyers of Distinction
Steve Bourtin received the Lawyers of Distinction award, certifying him as a distinguished member of this nationwide group. This honor is bestowed upon the top 10 percent of attorneys operating in the U.S. and is granted only through consistently high recommendations of peers.
Top Lawyer in Fairfield County
Westport Magazine
November/December 2015 issue
Professional Associations
Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association
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New York State Bar  # 4274379
- Current
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