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Kelemen, Stephanie

Stephanie Kelemen

Direct Tel: +1 212 849 7159, Direct Fax: +1 212 849 7100
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Stephanie Kelemen is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s New York office specializing in high stakes trials and criminal defense.  Her experience ranges across practice areas from state-level criminal charges to complex corporate disputes.

Notably, Stephanie was a member of the winning trial team that obtained a complete defense verdict in In Re Tesla Securities Litigation for Elon Musk, Tesla, and Tesla’s board of directors.  Her representation of numerous public figures has included strategies to manage press fallout in the context of ongoing litigation.

Stephanie is an active member of the Tribeca community in lower Manhattan and has a track record of diverse pro bono representations.  She has advocated for pro bono criminal defense clients inside and out of the courtroom, reaching numerous favorable settlements and winning a “not guilty” verdict at trial.  Additionally, Stephanie has represented victims of domestic violence in divorce, child custody, and protective order proceedings. 

Stephanie graduated from Harvard Law School with honors, where she was a member of Harvard’s Criminal Justice Institute and a guest contributor for a variety of legal blogs on the topics of national security, food policy, state and local government, indigent legal representation, and dispute systems design.  Prior to attending law school, Stephanie worked as a management consultant at a Big 4 firm where she advised clients on M&A transactions, market strategy, and antitrust issues.

  • Harvard Law School
    (J.D., cum laude)
  • Amherst College
    (B.A., Political Science, cum laude)

The State Bar of New York