Stephen Balding


  • CALI Award for Excellence – Antitrust Law, Whittier Law School


Stephen is an attorney who has been a member of the State Bar of California since May 2017. Prior to working at Scott + Scott as a document-review / staff attorney, Stephen’s legal experience includes working as a staff attorney for a small money service business in San Diego, California, as well as working on several document-review assignments. These assignments covered antitrust and breach of contract cases involving parties that are some of the largest firms in the world. Stephen also worked as a law clerk extern while in law school, at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (South Justice Center).

Prior to his legal career, Stephen worked in the credit-report provider industry and worked in various compliance roles including compliance auditing and fraud investigations, client onboarding, and quality control. Stephen also worked for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as a financial crimes investigator. Lastly, Stephen worked in law enforcement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a special agent assigned to the white-collar crime squad.