Steve Carey's practice focuses on complex litigation and appeals, regulatory counseling, and government enforcement matters. He represents companies, financial institutions, municipalities and local governments, universities, health care providers, and individuals in high-stakes litigation and regulatory actions, including class actions. His litigation experience includes cases involving unfair and deceptive trade practices, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets theft, breach of contract, and various federal statutes, including the APA, ERISA, Dodd-Frank, and the False Claims Act. He is experienced at the trial and appellate levels of federal and state courts, including the North Carolina Business Court.
Steve also advises clients in connection with government investigations and enforcement matters, including financial institutions, business associations, automobile lenders, and major universities. This includes investigations and enforcement matters conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Education, and state regulators and attorneys general.
Before joining Parker Poe, Steve spent more than five years with WilmerHale in its Washington, D.C., office. Before that, he clerked for the Honorable Harris Hartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, as well as the Honorable Mary McLaughlin of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Steve graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and served as an editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.