Stephanie E. Labuz is a Managing Director with our In-House Practice Group. She focuses on senior-level searches for in-house legal departments of clients in a wide range of industries. The industries she has experience with include chemicals, construction, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, medical device, not-for-profits, pharmaceuticals, real estate and telecommunications.
Stephanie lives in the Philadelphia suburbs and is originally from Syracuse, New York, where she learned to play golf at the age of seven and developed a love for the great outdoors. She takes pride in leading a healthy and fit lifestyle and loves weight training, cooking clean and competing in Spartan races. She also enjoys family time, fishing and boating off the South Shore of Long Island, skiing, traveling, practicing meditation and studying organizational psychology.
Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Stephanie practiced as in-house corporate counsel at O’Brien & Gere, a global engineering and environmental consulting firm that specializes in delivering project solutions to clients facing energy, environmental, water and facility issues. Her broad practice included corporate, commercial, intellectual property, employment, regulatory, tax, insurance, corporate governance and litigation matters. She also previously served as a clerk to the Honorable Victor J. DiNubile Jr. of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, assisting in various civil litigation matters.
Stephanie graduated with honors from James Madison University with a bachelor's degree in political science. She then attended Villanova University School of Law where she was the managing editor of the Environmental Law Journal and worked as a student attorney in the school's Federal Tax Clinic. Stephanie received the Federal Tax Clinic Award for her significant contribution to the clinic and continues to volunteer at low-income taxpayer clinics in Philadelphia.
Vice President, Intellectual Property, C.R. Bard
Vice President, Investment Attorney, Church Pension Group
Vice President & Assistant Secretary, Church Pension Group
Vice President, North America Patent Litigation, Mylan
Assistant General Counsel - Compliance, Axalta Coating Systems
Senior Employee Relations Manager, Whirlpool
Senior Brand Attorney, Novo Nordisk
Corporate Counsel, The Lightstone Group
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Villanova University School of Law: J.D.
Managing Editor, Environmental Law Journal
Villanova University School of Law: LL.M. in Taxation
James Madison University: B.A., Political Science, cum laude
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Villanova University School of Law Alumni Association