Friedman Vartolo Welcomes Stephen Vargas

Friedman Vartolo Welcomes Stephen Vargas as New Senior Appellate Counsel

(GARDEN CITY, N.Y.) Friedman Vartolo LLP is pleased to introduce Stephen Vargas as the newly appointed Senior Appellate Counsel. Stephen has 14 years of legal experience and an extensive understanding of all facets of the appellate process, ensuring that our clients receive top-notch service.

Stephen has built a reputation as a diligent and innovative attorney, representing appellants, respondents, and amici curiae in federal and state trial and appellate courts. During his tenure, he successfully handled numerous high-risk litigation matters. Stephen is admitted to practice in New York State courts, United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

As an attorney, Stephen is heavily involved with the American Legal & Financial Network and the New York Mortgage Bankers Association. He serves on several committees, speaks at numerous conferences and webinars, and has authored various articles on default servicing. In  2020, the ALFN Junior Professionals & Executives Group “Picture of the Future” honored Stephen for his innovative work and as an attorney to watch.  

“Stephen's remarkable resume, 14 years of industry experience, and leadership will continue to propel the firm to new heights, Michael DeRosa, a Partner at Friedman Vartolo said.” “We are beyond excited to welcome not only an amazing attorney but a person of high character to further enhance a team of the industry's most gifted and diligent professionals.”
“I am very excited to join many industry colleagues and friends on the Friedman Vartolo LLP team, Stephen said.” “I look forward to advocating for our clients and the mortgage servicing industry, as well as contributing to the firm growth in a variety of other ways.”