Meet Stephenie Lannigan Bross

Senior Associate

Stephenie L. Bross is a Senior Associate at Slater Slater Schulman and an innovative advocate for survivors of sexual abuse. She frequently litigates cases involving the Child Victims Act and prepares and responds to motions in those and other cases

With three years of experience advocating for survivors, Stephenie has seen first-hand the traumatic responses survivors experience when they are required to recount their past. She navigates the legal waters with her clients in a compassionate manner, genuinely empathetic to their struggles and desire to be heard. Stephenie remains responsive to her clients throughout the entire litigation process and serves as the empowering voice of reason when decisions become fraught with emotion.

Stephenie joins the firm with more than thirty years of experience including the Love Canal litigation in Western New York; the Repetitive Stress Injury litigation against computer keyboard manufacturers, including participating in two multi-plaintiff trials one of which resulted in a $6M plaintiff’s verdict. Most recently, Stephenie has focused on motions and appeals, successfully for both moving and opposing summary judgment and briefing appeals to the First and Second Appellate Divisions across a wide array of legal issues.

Outside of the firm, Stephenie has a passion for volunteering in her community, serving as the Treasurer of Sea Cliff Beautification. Through this non-profit volunteer organization, Stephenie helps in the hands-on efforts of maintaining the naturally beautiful parks and public spaces in the Village of Sea Cliff. On occasion, Stephenie can be spotted volunteering in her favorite park.

Stephenie graduated with a B.A. in English from SUNY Stony Brook and is a proud member of Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to graduate magna cum laude with a J.D. from New York Law School, where she was invited to join Law Review based upon her writing skills and high academic average. Stephenie joined Slater Slater Schulman in May 2022 after feeling drawn to its energy and passion for advocating for survivors of abuse. She is admitted to practice in New York State Courts.


  • New York State and Federal Courts

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Adult Sexual Assault

  • Juris Doctor Degree – New York Law School
  • B.A. in English – SUNY Stony Brook

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