Stacy Pepper is a litigation partner. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, and includes antitrust, class action, securities fraud, contract dispute, defamation, trade secret misappropriation, and restructuring matters. Stacy has achieved favorable outcomes for her clients through motion practice, negotiated settlements, arbitration, trial, and appeal. Stacy has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a 2021 Illinois Rising Star, and by Benchmark Litigation as a 2021 Future Star in Illinois.


Thought Leadership


The Defenseless Marriage Act: The Legitimacy of President Obama’s Refusal to Defend DOMA § 3, STAN. L. & POL’Y REV. 1 (2013).


Illinois Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2021

Future Star in Illinois, Benchmark Litigation, 2021

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Member


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit2012
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois2013
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit2018


  • English
  • Italian


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.2011
    Best Oralist, Marion Rice Kirkwood Moot Court Competition, 2010
  • Stanford UniversityB.A., Political Sciencewith Distinction2006

    Highest Honors in International Security Studies

    Phi Beta Kappa