Jul 23

Attorney Profiles

STEPHEN P. SCARING – Curriculum Vitae


PRACTICE-AREAS: Criminal Law – White Collar Criminal Law

ADMITTED: New York State and Federal Courts

Stephen Scaring has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1977, specializing in criminal law and white collar criminal matters. He was an Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Homicide Bureau in Nassau County from 1969 to 1977. He served as a Special Prosecutor in Suffolk County, and taught with the title of Associate Professor or Law and Psychiatry at C. W. Post College. He is a Fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, former President of the Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court, and active in many bar associations. Mr. Scaring has been selected by the New York Times to its top 100 list of Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area for the past 6 years.He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for professional excellence and ethics, and was the New York State Bar Association selection for the Charles F. Criminal Memorial Award for outstanding defense practitioner.

ISLN: 904011782



PRACTICE AREAS: White Collar Criminal Defense

ADMITTED: 2000, New York, New Jersey, United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

LAW SCHOOL: University of Michigan (J.D., 1999)

COLLEGE: Vanderbilt University (B.A., Philosophy and Economics, 1996)

Matthew Brissenden, Counsel in the firm, began his practice as an associate at the Manhattan law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, where he specialized in complex commercial litigation, serving a variety of clients in the securities, banking and insurance industries. In January of 2003, Mr. Brissenden joined Stephen P. Scaring, P.C. Since that time, he has focused on representing the interests of clients accused of significant state and federal white collar crimes involving securities fraud, insurance fraud, tax evasion, and other financial crimes.

MEMBER: New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section; Nassau County Bar Association.