Stephanie Bedard focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. Her practice spans a range of practice areas and industries, including breach of contract disputes, class actions, complex fraud cases, trade secret misappropriation, and insurance disputes.
Ms. Bedard has experience with all aspects of the litigation process, including pre-litigation investigations, motion practice, complex document discovery, depositions, dispositive motions, settlement negotiations, hearings, and trial. She has represented parties in both private arbitration and mediation.
Ms. Bedard is passionate about pro bono and community work. In 2019, Ms. Bedard received Kilpatrick Townsend’s Pro Bono Freedom Award for her representation of two Somali refugees seeking asylum in the United States. She also currently serves on Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta Volunteer Council.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bedard was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Virginia Emerson Hopkins in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. While in law school, Ms. Bedard served as a law clerk in the Special Proceedings Division of the U.S. Attorneys’ Office in Washington, D.C., as President of Virginia Law Women, and as a member of the Managing Board of the Virginia Law & Business Review.
Prior to law school, Ms. Bedard worked as a legislative assistant for a member of Congress in Washington, D.C., where she was responsible for legislation involving healthcare, energy, the environment, education, labor, and technology.
Ms. Bedard was recognized in 2021 as one of the “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®.
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University of Virginia School of Law J.D. (2016)
University of Virginia B.A. (2011) English and French, with high distinction
Supreme Court of Georgia (2018)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2018)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2017)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama - Honorable Virginia Emerson Hopkins (Aug 2016-Aug 2017)
Atlanta Women's Foundation, Inspire Atlanta Program, Class of 2021
The Westminster Schools, Young Alumni Council, Member
UVA Club of Atlanta, Board Member
Kilpatrick Townsend Atlanta Volunteer Council, Member
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