Stephanie Blazewicz focuses her practice on class action, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. She has defended companies in consumer class actions in federal and state court alleging claims of unfair business practices, false advertising, fraud, and violation of consumer protection statutes. Ms. Blazewicz has represented a footwear company in the enforcement of the company’s distinctive trade dress, including representing the company in trademark litigation in federal court. She has defended companies in cases alleging patent infringement and worked with expert witnesses on the calculation of damages relating to the alleged patent infringement. She has also represented clients in breach of contract, product liability, and financial services litigation. Ms. Blazewicz has argued dispositive motions and first-chaired trials in state and federal court, receiving favorable outcomes on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Ms. Blazewicz was named as a “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014. She has worked on a number of pro bono cases, successfully obtaining legal immigration status for victims of crimes and securing the dismissal of removal proceedings for a client in immigration court. Ms. Blazewicz also supports a variety of community organizations. She previously was recognized as the “Top Banana” by the United Way of the Bay Area for her commitment and enthusiasm as the leader of her office’s fundraising campaign. Ms. Blazewicz is also the co-chair of the San Francisco Women’s Forum and Women’s Initiative.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Blazewicz served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Linda K. Davis in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Before attending law school, she worked as a financial analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Ms. Blazewicz holds an undergraduate degree in finance and economics.
Defended workplace solutions company in federal court class action alleging unfair business practices, false advertising, and fraud.
Defended national retailer in three consumer class actions alleging violation of consumer protection statute, California Civil Code section 1747.08, relating to collection of personal identification information in connection with credit card transactions.
Represented footwear company in trademark litigation in federal court in order to enforce company’s distinctive trade dress.
Represented national retailer in response to copyright infringement claims.
Defended educational software company in federal court case alleging patent infringement in multiple jurisdictions.
Prevailed in defending large financial institution at federal court trial in case alleging unfair business practices and predatory lending.
Prevailed in defending two individuals at state court trial in case alleging breach of contract.
Defended beauty industry business incubator in federal court action alleging trademark infringement and false advertising.
Bar and Court Admissions
United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California
American University, J.D., 2005
Boston College, B.A., 1999