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Stephen Y Chow

Stephen Y Chow

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Intellectual Property

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Litigation: 50%
    37 years, 250 cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    37 years, 350 cases
  3. Business: 25%
    32 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($400-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Burns & Levinson LLP

125 Summer Street
Boston, MA, 02110-1616


NYCurrently registered 198003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBurns & Levinson LLP2006 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSuffolk University School of Law1994 - Present
PartnerPerkins Smith & Cohen LLP1994 - 2005
PartnerCesari and McKenna1990 - 1993
PartnerNutter McClennen & Fish1988 - 1990
AssociateCesari & McKenna1985 - 1988
AssociateGaston Snow & Ely Bartlett1982 - 1985
AssociateDonovan Leisure Newton & Irvine1979 - 1982
Part-time clerkFitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto1978 - 1979
Summer AssociatePeterson Ross Schloerb & Seidel1978 - 1978
Summer AssociateKirkland & Ellis1977 - 1977
Part-time law clerkKenyon & Kenyon1976 - 1978
Summer AssociateFish & Neave1976 - 1976

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Bar Association, Business Law SectionCo-chair2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates, Executive Management Board2008 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Education CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Steering CommitteeMember2006 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Public Policy CommitteeCo-chair2006 - Present
American Law InstituteMember1997 - Present
Asian American Lawyers Association of MassachusettsDirector1996 - Present
Massachusetts Uniform Law CommissionCommissioner1994 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Lexis-Nexis/Matthew BenderTreatise on e-Commerce and Communications2002

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Harvard UniversityApplied PhysicsSM1975
Harvard CollegePhysics, PhilosophyAB1974