William H. Stein

Mr. Stein first joined the firm in 2018 immediately after graduating from UC Davis Law. After a packed first year of practice with the firm, including a win at trial and successful contested and evidentiary hearings, he left the firm to serve as a term law clerk for Chief Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in 2019 and 2020. He is pleased to return to the firm of Janssen Malloy following his clerkship.

While clerking, Mr. Stein assisted the Chief Judge in resolving civil and criminal motions. He worked in such diverse areas as large criminal conspiracy cases, patent cases, civil rights cases, constitutional matters, voting rights cases, employment class actions, and wrongful death cases, among others. He assisted the Judge at trial and motion hearings. Mr. Stein also briefly served as senior clerk in managing chambers’ workflow.

Mr. Stein graduated from Columbia College Chicago summa cum laude in 2010 with a degree in cultural studies. He graduated from UC Davis Law in 2018 in the top 15% of his class, with Witkin Awards for the highest grade in Constitutional Law I and Bioethics. While in law school, he worked for the Drug Policy Alliance and the Office of Legislative Counsel, the attorneys who advise the California state legislature.