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Stephanie A. Rzepka

Associate
Houston, TX | D 281.657.0723 | F 281.657.0739 | M 814.602.5046
overview

Stephanie Rzepka represents clients in class action and complex commercial litigation matters across a variety of areas, including price premium, securities fraud, wage and hour, resale price maintenance, and pay for delay.

Drawing on her graduate coursework in economics, mathematics, and statistics, Stephanie is uniquely positioned to analyze methodologies measuring financial harm. Stephanie briefs expert issues involving hedonic regression, conjoint analysis, underfill, unjust enrichment, total refund, and marketing survey techniques across the country. She also builds databases to estimate litigation risk, settlement exposure, and class notice obligations to help her clients achieve efficient and effective resolutions.

Stephanie is a hands-on attorney who has experience taking cases from pre-suit consultation through final resolution. She enjoys working closely with clients to understand their objectives and develop creative, cost-effective means of achieving them. In addition to her business litigation practice, Stephanie also takes on pro bono representations to assist individuals and families seeking asylum in the United States.

Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Stephanie now resides in Houston with her husband, their Siberian Husky Hattie, and Hattie’s perpetually shedding coat. Stephanie is a lifelong equestrian who rode for her university’s NCAA team and continues to compete on the hunter/jumper circuit.

education & admissions

education

  • The University of Texas at Austin School of Law (J.D., 2014); Townes Hall Society Scholar; Texas International Law Journal, staff member
  • University of Mary Washington (B.S., magna cum laude, 2009); Omicron Delta Epsilon; Economics Department honors

state admissions

  • Texas, 2016
  • Ohio, 2014

federal admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
services & industries

service areas

industries represented

  • Consumer Products
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Beverage & Tobacco
  • Cosmetics
  • Pet Products
  • Advertising
  • Online/Internet Sales
  • Retail Stores
  • Pharmaceutical & Medicine
experience
publications & events

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • "Tabletop Exercise," A Different and Better Data Security Guide: Counseling Clients and Managing Crises, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio (July 2017)
  • "Ethical Emailing," Tucker Ellis Ohio Professional Conduct Program, Cleveland, Ohio (December 2015)
  • "Criminal Exposures: When and How to Involve or Address Law Enforcement Officials," Tucker Ellis Privacy and Data Security Risks: Are You Prepared?, Cleveland, Ohio (July 2015)
  • "Hedonic Pricing and Asymmetric Information in the Market for Thoroughbred Yearlings," Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York (February 2009)
  • "Context-Rich Problems for Teaching Undergraduate Economics," Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (March 2008)

Media

honors
affiliations
in the community

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Tahirih Justice Center
  • Human Rights First
  • Texas Husky Rescue
  • Defense Research Institute, Class Action SLG
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
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