Ari S. Casper
Partner, Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone, LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., University of Maryland; J.D., University of Baltimore
Ari S. Casper is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney. Throughout his career, Professor Casper has represented...Continue Reading
Ari S. Casper is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney. Throughout his career, Professor Casper has represented individuals and companies in high stakes litigation in a broad spectrum of cases, including class action and whistleblower matters. He has obtained multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of $10,000,000. The National Law Journal recently recognized Professor Casper in its Big Money Wins of 2013 in Duncan v. Hyundai, where a jury in Pulaski County, VA returned a verdict requiring Hyundai to pay $14 million to Professor Casper’s brain injured client after determining that the side air bag system in his vehicle was defectively designed. This represents the largest verdict ever in a side air bag case.
A former federal prosecutor, Professor Casper represents employees, officers, directors, and companies under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal and state investigative agencies nationwide. Professor Casper handles corporate internal investigations, represents clients in grand jury proceedings, and at every stage of civil investigations.
Professor Casper teaches trial practice as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center and has been a guest lecturer at other law schools. He has served as a trial consultant for Fortune 500 companies in multi-district litigation, and has been consulted on all matters of trial preparation in complex civil litigation.
Before joining Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone, Professor Casper served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Maryland, where he investigated and prosecuted various types of white collar crimes. Professor Casper regularly tried fraud cases involving millions of dollars, and convicted high profile defendants in public corruption and FBI sting cases, among others.
Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Professor Casper practiced in the litigation group at Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells), where he represented, among other clients, pharmaceutical companies in criminal and civil investigations, professional sports organizations, including the National Football League Baltimore Ravens, and corporate clients in complex civil litigation matters.