Stephanie and her family have been WHC members for over 15 years. She is a partner at Hogan Lovells, where she has practiced higher education law for over 25 years and leads the firm’s widely recognized national and international Education practice. She advises universities, colleges, independent schools, education associations, education companies, and investors on compliance, transactions, investigations, and litigation.

Stephanie grew up in Western Massachusetts and enjoys returning to Cape Cod for vacations. She first moved to Washington, D.C. after she graduated from Brown University, and she returned after she graduated from University of Michigan Law School.

Stephanie and her husband David Mendel live in Bethesda. Their children Jonah, Zoe, and Aliza all attended the Early Childhood Center at Macomb, Religious School, and Upper School, and they became b’nei mitzvah at Temple.