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Stephanie Atkinson


Stephanie Atkinson represents employers in employment-related litigation, including claims of wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, and ADA violations. She defends employers in class actions, Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), and individual matters in federal and state courts, and before governmental agencies.

As part of her practice, Stephanie provides employers with advice and counsel concerning employee issues, including hirings, terminations, layoffs, wage and hour compliance, and other disciplinary actions. She also assists employers in drafting employee handbooks and other personnel policies and documents,  conducting investigations and audits, and providing employer-required and managerial training.


J.D., cum laude, California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, 2018
B.S., San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 2007, Hospitality and Tourism Management


San Diego County Bar Association, 2023 Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, Member at Large

San Diego County Bar Association, 2023 Civil Litigation Section Executive Committee, New Attorney Member at Large

San Diego County Bar Association, 2021 Board of Directors, Member

San Diego County Bar Association, 2021 New Lawyer Division, Chair

State Bar Licenses