Michael Steven Stein
Mr. Stein, a deaf attorney, is committed to ensuring that all individuals with a disability are able to participate fully and equally in all facets of society. He has litigated Americans with Disabilities Act cases around the country on behalf of individuals with a disability, including individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Prior to joining Stein & Vargas, LLP, Mr. Stein was a Skadden Fellow with the National Association of the Deaf. He also clerked for the Honorable William G. Young in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Stein obtained an A.B. degree from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was Notes Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Mr. Stein is a member of the bars in Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Stein associates with local counsel around the country in bringing cases of special importance to individuals with disabilities.
Mr. Stein has also presented on disability rights internationally. Mr. Stein is the Executive Director of Deaf Legal Advocacy Worldwide, a 501(c)(3) organization which provides scholarships for deaf leaders around the world to attend law school in their home countries and advocate for full and equal access as individuals with human rights guaranteed by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.