Trevor Stutz specializes in complex litigation. He represents defendants and plaintiffs in all stages of litigation in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Prior to joining Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, Mr. Stutz practiced at the national litigation boutique Susman Godfrey LLP, where his practice focused on class actions.
Mr. Stutz has the rare experience of having litigated complex cases, including numerous class actions, from both the plaintiff and defense sides. He has experience doing everything from drafting a class action complaint to litigating appeals. Mr. Stutz is also a stand-up trial lawyer who has argued motions in federal and state courts and examined a key witness in a multimillion-dollar trial. Mr. Stutz has particular expertise at successfully navigating complicated statutory schemes.
Mr. Stutz is actively involved in pro bono work and civic organizations. He has worked with both law enforcement and reform organizations to advance criminal justice policy and has represented indigent clients in a variety of civil and administrative proceedings. Mr. Stutz published a case study on police practices as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Executive Session on Police Leadership and co-authored a study of prison visitation policies with the support of the Association of State Correctional Administrators.
His essays have appeared in the New York Times and the Boston Review and his scholarship has been published in the Environmental Law Reporter and the Yale Law & Policy Review.