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Stephanie Schuster is an appellate litigator who helps clients navigate complex and cutting-edge issues from the earliest stages of litigation through appeal. Stephanie has delivered oral arguments in federal and state appellate courts and litigated more than 50 appeals in the areas of retail, technology, telecommunications, bankruptcy, tax, commercial, insurance, civil rights, arbitration, and constitutional law. Stephanie also litigates and counsels on issues involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and new technologies, such as websites, mobile applications, and autonomous vehicle solutions. She is a co-leader of the firm’s LGBTQ+ Lawyer Network.
Stephanie focuses on complex, high-value civil disputes, applying appellate-level strategy, briefing, and oral advocacy throughout all stages of litigation. Her experience includes appeals in the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and DC Circuits, as well as the NY Court of Appeals, the DC Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Connecticut, and various states’ intermediate appellate courts. In many of these cases, Stephanie worked on the case from the beginning, developing and managing overall litigation strategy and briefing critical issues in the trial courts.
A significant part of Stephanie’s practice at the trial and appellate levels involves the ADA and its application to new technologies. Stephanie was a key member of the team that secured the first federal court of appeals ruling that a website of a web-only business is not a “place of public accommodation” subject to the ADA. Stephanie regularly litigates these cutting-edge issues on behalf of major technology companies in trial and appellate courts across the country.
Recognized, DC Rising Star, National Law Journal (2020)
Member, Appellate Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 (2020, 2022)
Member, American Bar Association
Notes Development Editor, American Criminal Law Review (2010–2011)