Sten joined the firm after a federal clerkship followed by a year spent on active duty in the Marine Corps, where he continues to serve as an infantry officer in the Reserves. Sten has represented clients in a variety of disputes, including public nuisance, business tort, and breach-of-contract actions.
Parker v. Ritz et al. (U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois)
Trial counsel for an Illinois inmate who brought a section 1983 lawsuit based on deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs.
Organ Recovery Systems, Inc. v. Sartorius Stedim North America, Inc., et al. (Circuit Court of DuPage County, IL)
Represented plaintiff Organ Recovery Systems in an action asserting breach of contract and other claims relating to the supply of defective products under a product purchase agreement. Case settled.
National counsel for Walgreens in litigation relating to the distribution and sale of prescription opioids, including over 2,000 cases brought by states, cities, counties, tribes, and private parties seeking recovery in connection with the opioid abuse crisis. MDL in the Northern District of Ohio and numerous related state court cases.
Education & Honors
The University of Chicago Law School, 2017, J.D., with Honors
Cornell University, 2014, B.A.
Cornell Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year
400 Club Member (varsity letter-winners with a 4.0 GPA)
- Honorable Robert B. Kugler, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2017-2018
First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps (2018-Present)
Commands a rifle platoon in the United States Marine Corps Reserve
Awarded the General John A. Lejeune Leadership Award for the highest leadership grade at The Basic School
- New York