Cybersecurity, Privacy and eDiscovery Expert Steven Teppler joins Sterlington as Partner and Practice Chair


Teppler is a leader in cybersecurity and electronic discovery

New York – Cybersecurity, cryptography, and legal tech expert Steven Teppler joins one of the world’s leading virtual firms, Sterlington, as partner. The firm has grown at pace in 2021 – with 27 attorneys and 11 staff joining since the beginning of the year.

Steven Teppler is the current co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Information Security Committee and served as past co-chair on the IoT and eDiscovery and Digital Evidence committees.

Sterlington’s Founding Partner Christopher S. Harrison commented: “The exponential growth we have seen at Sterlington over the last 6 months has been due to an increase in demand for our specialized services, flexibility, and virtual offering. We are incredibly proud to diversify our pool of talent with partners like Steven, which is vital to the future of our firm. We already serve clients across multiple disciplines but with legal tech and cybersecurity such an enormous priority for many across the world, we are thrilled to add Steven’s expertise to our team”.

Teppler’s cybersecurity and privacy practice focuses on preventive and remedial consultation as well as related litigation. He advises clients requiring preventive and remedial (post-incident) cybersecurity counseling as well as engaging in cybersecurity litigation on behalf of clients who fall victim to cyber-fraud. He advises and guides his clients through the electronic discovery process in complex federal and state matters, and litigates issues related to problems involving ESI production, preservation, and provenance. His experience includes Federal and state court litigation matters both against and on behalf of Fortune 500 companies as well as probate and family law disputes where electronic discovery is critically implicated. He is also admitted to the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey.

Steven Teppler commented: “The virtual practice of law is the wave of the future, and cybersecurity, privacy, and electronic discovery fit hand-in-glove with this practice model. I’m thrilled to be part of Sterlington’s diverse and international team of visionary attorneys”.

Teppler is an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law.

Prior to joining Sterlington, Teppler was the Chair of Mandelbaum Salsburg’s Privacy and Cyber Security Practice Group. He is an ISACA-certified CDPSE (Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer) and has been involved in cybersecurity and electronic discovery matters for over 20 years. He has been granted six patents involving robust cryptographic content authentication methodology.


About Sterlington PLLC 

Sterlington PLLC is an international virtual law firm with leading capabilities in sophisticated transactional and litigation work and legal operations outsourcing. With deep experience and specialized skills across multiple practices and industries, our team helps clients around the world achieve their business goals.