Attorney at Law
Stephanie gained substantial litigation experience as an Associate Attorney for firms representing insurance companies and self-insured employers. During that time, she successfully negotiated hundreds of settlements, including high volume and high value cases. Currently, she provides in-house counsel representation within a wide range of both real estate litigation and transactional matters to a property investment company and its affiliates.
Century West Financial Corp
Nov 2014 - Present
Real estate transactions and litigation.
Public Counsel Law Center - Consumer Law Project
Outside Counsel (Pro Bono)
Nov 2014 - Present
Handle residential real estate cases on referral basis.
Oct 2010 - Oct 2014
Handled litigation and transactional matters from inception to completion. Litigation experience consisted of administrative and judicial court appearances, depositions, mediation, and settlement negotiation. Provided representation in real estate and corporate transactions on behalf of small corporate clients within the retail and restaurant industry.
Kegel, Tobin & Truce
Aug 2013 - Mar 2014
Represented employers, insurance carriers, and third party administrators in litigation defense of workers' compensation claims.
Glenn Silverii & Associates
Feb 2012 - Aug 2013
Provided insurance defense of lien and asbestos matters. Negotiated cost-effective and expeditious resolution of numerous claims. Appeared at Trial hearings, and prepared cases high-volume, high exposure matters for Trial. Assumed primary responsibility for all lien matters in firm's downtown Los Angeles office.
The Merit Dining Group LLC
Outside General Counsel
Oct 2009 - May 2011
Counseled business owners on a variety of matters, including corporate compliance and governance. Negotiated, reviewed, drafted/revised corporate and commercial contracts. Advised on real estate and land use issues.
Public Counsel Law Center
Public Interest Post-Graduate Fellowship/ Attorney
Feb 2009 - Oct 2009
Research, analyze, advise on nonprofit and for-profit business start-up and expansion. Participated in review and development of business plans to operate and construct childcare facilities, with focus on projects implementing employer-sponsored benefits. Contributed to Public Counsel's online legal publications.