Steve Carey's practice focuses on regulatory counseling, government enforcement matters and complex commercial litigation. He represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters before state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. He is experienced in the defense and prosecution of individual or class claims involving the APA, ERISA, Dodd-Frank, the FCA, the FTCA, the Bank Secrecy Act and the Copyright Act.
Steve also advises clients, including financial institutions, business associations, automobile lenders and major universities, in connection with government investigations and enforcement matters. This includes investigations and enforcement matters conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Education and state regulators.
In addition, he has an active pro bono practice. He has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia while representing the estate of a deceased federal inmate, and he has represented an association of D.C. public charter schools in a funding dispute with the District of Columbia.
Before joining Parker Poe, Steve spent more than five years with a firm in Washington, D.C. He also clerked for the Honorable Harris Hartz on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, as well as the Honorable Mary McLaughlin on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Outside of work, he enjoys running, skiing, reading detective novels and watching baseball.
*Steve is licensed to practice law in the New York and the District of Columbia only.