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Stephanie Toti, Senior Counsel & Project Director

Stephanie Toti

Senior Counsel & Project Director

Stephanie Toti (she/her/hers) is Senior Counsel & Project Director. 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. In a historic decision clarifying the scope of constitutional protection for abortion rights, the Court struck down a pair of Texas laws that had threatened to shutter abortion clinics across the State. Prior to her work with the Lawyering Project, Stephanie spent ten years 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.