With nearly a decade of distinguished legal experience, Stephanie Mathis is a seasoned attorney licensed in both Virginia and Maryland. Serving in an Of Counsel role, Stephanie brings a wealth of expertise in Business Law, Nonprofit Law, and Intellectual Property Law, with a specific focus on Copyright and Trademark matters.
Stephanie is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and earned her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, where she completed an appointment as a student attorney in the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic.
In the area of business law, Stephanie prides herself on providing strategic legal advisory services tailored to businesses of all sizes and possesses experience From initial entity formation to intricate contract negotiations, regulatory compliance, and provides comprehensive and creative solutions to drive business success.
Stephanie’s dedication to social impact is reflected in their adept handling of nonprofit legal matters. Assisting organizations in maneuvering complex regulatory landscapes, Stephanie facilitates tax-exempt status applications, governance structuring, and compliance, enabling nonprofits to fulfill their missions effectively.
A guardian of creative and innovative endeavors (and a classically trained pianist and vocalist herself), Stephanie is well-versed in safeguarding intellectual property rights, offering nuanced guidance on copyright registration, trademark applications, infringement matters, and licensing agreements, ensuring clients’ innovative works are legally protected. A passionate advocate of intellectual property ownership in the arts and entertainment community, Stephanie has presented at several conferences and workshops on the subject of intellectual property ownership, protection and leveraging in a rapidly changing technological landscape. A commitment to staying abreast of legal development underscores Stephanie’s ability to provide well-informed representation.