Our mission

Expertise, Creativity, Results

Oster McBride serves a variety of clients nationally and has earned wide recognition for exceptional legal representation at reasonable rates. Our team has extensive experience in civil litigation, appellate litigation, white collar criminal matters, and blockchain and cryptocurrency matters.

Oster McBride was founded in 2019 with a mission to offer quality legal services to the public. Our clients’ testimonials speak to the value of our team’s knowledge, experience, and responsiveness.

civil litigation

Steve Oster has over 30 years of experience litigating throughout the country against some of the country’s most prestigious law firms. He is rated “Preeminent” by his peers and, together with Oster McBride’s litigation team, has compiled an enviable record of favorable decisions and settlements. Oster McBride has extensive jury and bench trial experience and has successfully handled commercial, antitrust, contract, securities, employment, personal injury, toxic tort, insurance, and other litigation.

White Collar Criminal Matters

Cameron McBride is a former Assistant United States Attorney with over 60 jury trial wins. Together, she and our team of attorneys offer first-rate defense of white-collar criminal matters. Oster McBride recently represented a client facing 25 years of incarceration on a felony charge. The team negotiated a plea agreement for a misdemeanor, two months’ home detention, and probation.

blockchain and cryptocurrency matters

Oster McBride is one of the area’s “go-to” law firms for obtaining FinTech registration and state and federal licensing for both U.S. and foreign cryptocurrency exchanges. The firm has established relationships with U.S. banks willing to partner with our clients in this industry. Oster McBride has experience evaluating proposed Initial Coin Offerings, the legality of various tokens, regulatory and treaty requirements, and U.S. and state money transmitter requirements. Ms. McBride’s experience as a former Assistant U.S. Attorney provides a unique and valuable perspective on money laundering and related matters. We are well-positioned to identify threats and opportunities for established and nascent crypto companies.

Appellate Litigation

Steve Oster is admitted to the Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Federal, District of Columbia, and Eleventh Circuits, as well as the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Oster McBride associates with a former U.S. Supreme Court clerk for particularly challenging matters. The Oster McBride team accepts appellate engagements on a flat fee or alternative basis.