(July 1, 2019, San Francisco) — Steptoe partner Stephanie Sheridan has been named to The Recorder's inaugural list of California Trailblazers. The list, which recognizes new teams or programs rolled out in 2018-2019, is featured in a special supplement of the legal publication.
In January 2018, Sheridan brought her seven-lawyer team to Steptoe. Sheridan chairs the firm's Retail & E-Commerce Group and serves as the managing partner of Steptoe's San Francisco office. She has distinguished herself as one of the nation's go-to lawyers for so-called deceptive pricing litigation.
For the past three years, Law360 has named Sheridan an "MVP" in Retail & E-Commerce. In 2017, she was named to the San Francisco Business Times' list of the "Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business." Previously, Sheridan was also named to the Daily Journal's list of the "Top 100 Lawyers" in California.
Steptoe's Retail & E-Commerce Group is best known for its work defending consumer class actions involving issues such as deceptive pricing, false advertising, automatic renewal laws, gift cards laws, TCPA, FACTA, California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act (and related statutes in other states) and "Made in the USA" laws. The group also frequently defends cases brought under the ADA alleging that retailers' websites or point-of-sale devices were not accessible to sight-disabled consumers. From brick-and-mortar retailers to online merchants, luxury retailers to big-box stores, start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, and fashion retailers to restaurants, Steptoe represents many of the largest retailers in the world in a wide range of legal matters.
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.