Stephen Petraeus is a law clerk in the Litigation Department.

Mr. Petraeus joined Debevoise in 2021. Mr. Petraeus received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2021, where he was a staff editor for the National Security Journal, and his M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School in 2021. Mr. Petraeus received a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2009. Prior to law school, Mr. Petraeus served as an officer in the United States Army from 2009 to 2017.

Mr. Petraeus is a co-author of “Sources of Power in Public Negotiations: A Framework Applied to Public-Public and Public-Private Negotiations,” Negotiation Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4 (Fall 2020).


  • Harvard Law School, 2021, J.D.
  • Harvard Business School, 2021, M.B.A.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009, B.S.

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