How Stephanie Helps Clients
Stephanie Atkinson is a litigator with experience representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in general civil litigation including employment law, personal injury, and professional liability. Since joining Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Stephanie’s practice is focused in healthcare litigation defending various healthcare facilities and corporate entities against professional liability and negligence claims.
What Clients Can Expect
In addition to being a conscientious and strong-willed litigator, Stephanie is an advocate of civility and brings a friendly demeanor to all aspects of her practice. She understands the value and importance of keeping her clients well informed along the way and making practical decisions in her clients’ best interests.
“So let us begin anew—remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.” – John F. Kennedy
Outside the Office
In her free time, Stephanie enjoys gardening, golfing, fitness kickboxing, stand up paddleboarding, game nights, visiting local breweries, and dining out. She also enjoys mentoring law students and new lawyers in bar preparation, networking, and job placement.
- Obtained a dismissal with prejudice on Demurrer.
- Successfully negotiated settlements for clients in various matters including inverse condemnation, personal injury, and wrongful termination.
California Western School of Law, J.D., 2018, cum laude
San Diego State University, B.S., 2007, Hospitality and Tourism Management
- San Diego County Bar Association, Lawyer’s Club, and San Diego Defense Lawyers
- Elected Member at Large and 2021 presumptive Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s New Lawyer Division