Stephanie is a director on the Government Affairs team where she manages Cisco’s relationships with policymakers on Capitol Hill and in the Executive Branch. She also leads the company’s intellectual property policy activities in the United States and Cisco’s federal advocacy around social justice.

Stephanie began her career practicing law in New York.  She has experience in all three branches of the federal government, most recently serving over a decade as chief counsel to several senior members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives on both the Judiciary and the Education and Labor Committees. Prior to her tenure on Capitol Hill, Stephanie clerked on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, worked in the Clinton Administration, and taught at D.C. area law schools.

Stephanie holds a BA in Government with High Honors from Oberlin College and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School where she was on the Harvard Law Review. An Alabama native, she currently resides in Washington, D.C.