Stephanie A.Starek (Steph)

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7042

Steph Starek represents clients in investigations by the United States Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission. She has experience defending clients in government and criminal investigations involving allegations of fraud, insider trading, corruption, and other wrongdoing.

Steph also represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, including multidistrict litigation. She has diverse experience in various aspects of pretrial and trial preparation, including e-discovery and document management, offensive and defensive discovery, motions practice, and legal research.

Steph maintains an active pro bono practice and has served on a trial team representing an individual seeking asylum in the United States. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association and volunteers for the Alzheimer's Association's Cleveland Area Chapter.

Experience

  • SITE Centers Corp. refinances $900 million mortgage loanJones Day advised SITE Centers Corp. in connection with the refinancing of a $900 million mortgage loan provided by Column Financial, Inc.; JP Morgan; and Morgan Stanley which was collateralized by mortgage liens on 24 U.S. properties, one Puerto Rico Property, and a pledge of equity interests in the owners of 12 Puerto Rico properties.