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Stephanie Toti, Senior Counsel & Project Director

Stephanie Toti

Executive Director

Stephanie Toti (she/her/hers) is Executive Director. She founded the Lawyering Project in 2017. An experienced advocate, Stephanie has litigated dozens of cases in federal and state courts to improve access to reproductive healthcare and strengthen legal norms concerning liberty and equality. In 2016, she successfully argued Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to the U.S. Supreme Court, which proved to be a high-water mark in the Court’s abortion jurisprudence. Prior to founding the Lawyering Project, Stephanie spent more than a decade at the Center for Reproductive Rights. Before that, she served as an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP, and clerked for Judge Nina Gershon in the Eastern District of New York. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and Fordham University.

Stephanie is licensed to practice law in New York.