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Stefani  C. Smith

Stefani C. Smith

Tensegrity Law Group LLP

Redwood City, CA, USA

Stefani C. Smith is a partner and founding attorney at Tensegrity Law Group LLP, a Silicon Valley boutique specializing in patent litigation. She represents clients in patent disputes involving computer hardware, operating systems and software applications, mobile payment technologies, medical devices, semiconductor packaging, flash memory devices, and consumer electronics. Prior to the formation of TLG, Stefani was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Before turning to the law, Stefani was an academic economist serving on the faculties of Tulane University and the University of Georgia, and has published a number of articles in applied microeconomics. She continues to provide invited commentary in policy and academic settings relating to market economics and the law. Stefani received her B.A., magna cum laude, in Mathematics and Economics from Whitman College, her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), and her J.D. from the UC-Berkeley School of Law.


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