Stefanie L. Wilson

Deputy County Counsel

Stefanie Wilson joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2022.  She is a member of the Social Justice and Impact Litigation Team and the Civil and Code Enforcement Team.  Before joining the Office of the County Counsel, Stefanie represented labor unions and workers at Altshuler Berzon LLP, a public interest law firm in San Francisco.  Prior to that, she worked at the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Mercy For Animals, both non-profit organizations advancing the welfare and rights of animals.  Stefanie also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Harry T. Edwards on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.     

Stefanie’s professional expertise includes:

  • Affirmative litigation
  • Administrative law
  • Labor and employment law
  • Constitutional law and civil rights


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2014
  • Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, 2011
  • Harvard University, B.A., 2008

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Altshuler Berzon, LLP (2019-2022)
  • Legal Advocacy Manager and Staff Attorney at Mercy For Animals (2017-2018)
  • Litigation Fellow at Animal Legal Defense Fund (2015-2017)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Harry T. Edwards, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2014-2015)

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