Stefan's experience includes commercial disputes involving defamation, fraud, false advertising, unfair competition, and the theft and misuse of intellectual property.
Stefan also protects brands and influencers on social media. He has successfully and efficiently banned and removed several social media accounts and posts for copyright and trademark infringement, defamation, common law invasion of privacy, online impersonation, and other legal grounds. He is also an accredited privacy professional, with knowledge of US privacy statutes.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Stefan was a Litigation Intern at a boutique law firm specializing in plaintiff’s copyright cases. He also served as a Major Fraud Law Clerk in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, where he helped prosecute real estate fraud, Ponzi schemes, and sophisticated gambling operations.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
During law school, Stefan was selected to be on the Hale Moot Court Honors Program, the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and the USC Trial Team.
Stefan is a certified privacy professional (CIPP/US).
Life Beyond the Law
Stefan is fluent in Serbo-Croatian. In his free time, he plays the piano and enjoys painting, basketball and surfing.
Bar & Court Admissions
- California Bar
- US District Court, Central District of California
University of Southern California Gould School of LawJD,2018University of California, IrvineBA,2014