Stephanie is a Practice Innovation Attorney in our New York office.

Stephanie L. Goutos
Practice Innovation Attorney
New York
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Stephanie is the Practice Innovation Attorney for the firm’s labor & employment practice. In this role, Stephanie is focused on optimizing client value, driving technology innovation, and supporting the needs of start-up and emerging growth companies.

Stephanie has significant experience leading technology innovation at law firms and is skilled in promoting change, driving quantifiable results, and supporting an organization’s overall objectives. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Stephanie was the Manager of Innovation and Knowledge Management at a national law firm with more than 950 attorneys, where she led multiple enterprise deployments and was instrumental in building out the firm’s Innovation & Knowledge Management department.

Additionally, Stephanie has extensive experience with labor & employment class actions. Stephanie was the Knowledge Management Attorney for Jackson Lewis’ Class Actions & Complex Litigation practice group. In this role, she developed new knowledge-sharing technologies, processes, and solutions; drafted and managed legal resources; and established best practices to enhance the firm’s ability to defend class actions. 

Prior to this role, Stephanie was an Associate Attorney at Jackson Lewis where she focused her labor & employment practice on class and collective actions, including a broad range of federal and state law claims. Stephanie has successfully defended actions in several states alleging misclassification of employees, improper payment of bonuses, failure to pay minimum and overtime wages, and numerous other state law violations. 

Before joining private practice, Stephanie was Senior Counsel to the New York State Deputy Commissioner of Higher Education where she provided legal counsel on a wide variety of issues, including existing and proposed state and federal laws and regulations.

PUBLISHED WORKS

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • The College of Saint Rose, B.S., Business Administration
    • cum laude

Achievements

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Employment Litigation Defense (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Admissions

  • New York
  • N.D.N.Y.
  • W.D.N.Y.