Stephen M.DeGenaro


Washington + 1.202.879.3416

Stephen DeGenaro represents commercial clients in complex civil litigation in federal and state trial courts. He has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including financial services, consumer products, construction, energy, and retail, among others.

Stephen is currently involved in Jones Day's representation of an international client in multidistrict litigation, defending against claims brought under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Previously, Stephen helped defend one of the three largest credit reporting agencies against claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in more than 40 different individual and class actions.

Stephen is also actively involved in pro bono work, including representing immigrants seeking asylum in the United States and coordinating the Firm's involvement with the D.C. Bar's Landlord Tenant Resource Center. He also participates in the Housing Right to Counsel Pilot Project, a joint effort between the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center and legal service providers in the District to reduce subsidized housing evictions by increasing access to pro bono services.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Stephen served as a law clerk on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.


  • Jones Day secures dismissals in two eviction proceedingsStephen DeGenaro and David Torborg successfully defended their client in two eviction cases brought by the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA).
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