Partner, Cogent Law Group

    Trial and Appellate Litigation

    Steve Oster has more than thirty years litigation experience currently focused on trial and appellate practice. Steve has led teams in four jury trials and two appeals over the past eighteen months. He has expertise in areas of complex case management and litigation, including pretrial procedure and production, review, and synthesis of electronically stored information.


    Steve currently represents parties in cases pending in state and federal courts in California, Virginia, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. In addition, Steve has appeared before the D.C., Eleventh, Fourth, and Federal Circuits. He is proud of leaving the marbled offices behind so that he, along with the other attorneys at Cogent Law Group, can offer clients exactly what they want: business-minded lawyers providing fast, efficient, and best-in-class legal advice that generates quantifiable business results at a fraction of typical industry rates. Furthermore, he offers legal research and writing, including pleadings and briefs on a project basis if the issues presented are challenging and interesting. Steve’s specialties include research and writing, litigation, litigation management, environmental risk management, and appellate litigation.

  • Education

    Columbia University

    JD, 1980-1983

    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    SUNY Albany

    BA English, 1976-1980

    • Magna Cum Laude
  • Professional EXPERIENCE



    Litigation counsel at Cogent Law Group

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