All Press Releases for December 12, 2017

Stephen Gardner, JD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Gardner has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the consumer law industry

A frequent author and speaker on consumer advocacy issues, Mr. Gardner is the co-author of "The Practice of Consumer Law: Seeking Economic Justice."

    BEND, OR, December 12, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stephen Gardner, JD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Gardner celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Gardner is an attorney who has dedicated his career of more than 40 years to protecting American consumers from wrongful or harmful practices at the hands of major corporations and other businesses. Highly sought after due to his knowledge and experience, he serves as a legal consultant to private clients nationwide. From 2014 to 2017, he was senior counsel and head of the food law practice for the Stanley Law Group. Prior to that, he was Director of Litigation for the Center for Science in the Public Interest from 2004 to 2014.

Mr. Gardner began his career as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Central Texas after graduating from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts and a JD in 1972 and 1975, respectively. He later served as an assistant attorney general for the states of New York and Texas, and was a visiting assistant professor of law at Southern Methodist University. While maintaining a private practice in Dallas, TX, for 12 years, he served as counsel for the National Consumer Law Center, where he utilized his expertise in the public and private sectors.

A frequent author and speaker on consumer advocacy issues, Mr. Gardner is the co-author of "The Practice of Consumer Law: Seeking Economic Justice," and a contributing author of "Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices." He is chair emeritus of the National Association of Consumer Advocates' board of directors, and a former member of the Consumers Union board of directors. In 1980, he was recognized as a Consumer Law Fellow by the National Consumer Law Center.

Since 1989, Mr. Gardner has maintained his certification in civil trial law with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits. In addition, he was the recipient of the Marvin Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in 1988, and was inducted to the Nutrition Action Hall of Fame by the Center for Science in the Public Interest in 1991.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Stephen Gardner, JD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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