Stephanie Spies
Associate
New York Office Phone: (212) 471-8358 Email Download vCard Print Bio to PDF
Education
  • Northwestern University (B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa)
  • New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif)
Judicial Clerkship
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Andrew D. Hurwitz, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

 

Stephanie Spies
Associate

Stephanie Spies joined Susman Godfrey after clerking on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University and earned her J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from New York University School of Law. Stephanie was recognized as a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers in 2020 and 2021 – an honor given to only the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 in New York (Thomson Reuters).

 

Honors and Distinctions
  • Rising Star, New York Super Lawyers – an honor awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 in New York (2020 – 2021, Thomson Reuters)
  • Articles Editor, New York University Law Review
  • Frank H. Sommer Memorial Award
  • Weinfeld Prize for Scholarship in Procedure and Courts
  • Judge Abraham Lieberman Award
  • Pomeroy Scholar
  • National Debate Tournament (NDT) Champion and Top Individual Speaker
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Bar

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Publications
  • Note, Malice Aforethought and Self-Defense: Mutually Exclusive Mental States?, 91 N.Y.U. L. REV. 1028 (2016)