Stephanie L. McPhail


Stephanie L. McPhail


Stephanie McPhail is a litigation attorney in the Dallas office of Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Stephanie focuses her practice on representing clients in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters, including cybersecurity and privacy, securities litigation, class actions, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and intellectual property. Stephanie has experience in all aspects of litigation matters.

Stephanie was previously a summer associate with Foley. While in law school, Stephanie was a judicial extern with the 68th District Court in Dallas, Texas for Presiding Judge Martin Hoffman.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained a jury verdict in a two-week jury trial prosecuting claims for non-infringement of patent and unfair competition.
  • Obtained directed verdict in a five-week jury trial in defense of claims for securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, and other claims against a registered investment advisor firm.
  • Represented the defense, in a securities class action and multiple fiduciary duty actions, of an NYSE-listed REIT in multiple forums across the country.
  • Represented the defense of a private company in the automotive industry in a national class action dispute involving claims related to an alleged data breach and exposure of customers’ personally identifiable information or PII.
04 October 2023 In the News

Foley’s Historic Win in Case Against FTC Featured in Legal Press

Foley & Lardner LLP’s announcement of the complete exoneration of its client Neora in a landmark case against the Federal Trade Commission is featured in legal press, including the Bloomberg Law article, “Neora Beats Back Pyramid Scheme Allegations in Loss for FTC.”
29 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Neora in Winning Historic Case Against FTC

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that after a more than seven-year battle, the firm has secured a complete victory for leading direct-selling wellness company Neora and its founder Jeff Olson in a landmark case against the FTC.
16 February 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Obtains Directed Verdict for Client in Securities Fraud Case

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that after more than four years of contentious litigation and a five-week jury trial, a California judge granted nonsuit, the California equivalent of a judgment as a matter of law, in favor of the firm’s client Fusion Capital Management.
30 September 2022 In the News

Foley Team Receives ‘Litigator of the Week’ Shout Out for INDECT Patent Trial Win

Foley & Lardner LLP received recognition in The Am Law Litigation Daily column, “Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs,” for its trial victory on behalf of INDECT USA Corp.
26 September 2022 Press Releases

Foley Represents INDECT USA in Technology Patent Trial Win

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that it secured a victory for INDECT USA Corp., a global provider of parking guidance systems, in a technology patent dispute with Park Assist LLC.