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Sedgwick LLP

Stephanie A. Sheridan
Partner
Office Managing Partner

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 877.547.2780

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Biography

Stephanie Sheridan has fine-tuned her legal expertise and practice concentrating on business and commercial litigation, with a distinct emphasis on defending consumer class actions, product liability, and matters involving California Business & Professions Code Section 17200 and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act. She counsels clients on California’s Proposition 65 and compliance with the mandates of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

In addition to being the managing partner for Sedgwick’s San Francisco office, Ms. Sheridan also founded and serves as the chair of the Retail and Fashion Industry Practice Group, representing retailers across the country in all aspects of litigation, and counsels clients regarding accordance with state and local laws, regulations and agency mandates. She has been on the forefront of privacy statutes and is a recognized expert in the defense against FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act) claims and California’s Song Beverly Credit Card Act class actions. Since 2014, Ms. Sheridan has defended retailers across the country in cases involving allegations of deceptive pricing schemes for both full price and outlet retailers. She advises clients regularly on California’s “Made in the USA” statute and is a frequent author and speaker for retail law organizations and in-house counsel regarding trends affecting retailers. In fact, she recently co-authored a chapter in Aspatore Books 2016 edition of Navigating Fashion Law

Areas of Concentration

Class Actions; Products Liability; Business & Commercial Litigation 

Admissions

California; 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (1988) University of San Francisco School of Law
B.A. (1985) San Diego State University, magna cum laude