Stephanie Kortokrax focuses her practice on complex commercial matters, consumer class actions, trade secret litigation, and contract disputes in state and federal courts. She also represents health care industry clients in qui tam actions brought under the federal False Claims Act and similar state statutes. She has experience at various stages of the litigation process, including drafting pleadings, managing all aspects of discovery, defending and opposing expert witnesses, preparing for depositions and hearings, and dispositive motions practice.
Stephanie was recently part of a Jones Day team that obtained a trial verdict for Scientific Games International in a public procurement dispute, securing a multiyear, multimillion dollar contract to provide services to the Ohio Lottery Commission. In addition, she helped Marathon Petroleum and Speedway achieve a favorable outcome in a price gouging lawsuit brought by the Kentucky Attorney General.
Stephanie maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting individuals with legal issues relating to veterans affairs and immigration law. Before joining Jones Day, Stephanie worked on a diverse range of civil and criminal cases while serving as a federal district court clerk.
- The Ohio State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Order of the Coif; Chief Managing Editor, Ohio State Law Journal; B.S. in Human Ecology summa cum laude 2014)
- Ohio, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Law Clerk to Judge Jack Zouhary, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2017-2019); Staff Attorney to Judge Charles A. Schneider, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas (Fall 2017); and Judicial Extern to: Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Spring 2016) and Chief Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (Fall 2015)