Stephanie Kortokrax

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Stephanie Kortokrax focuses her practice on complex commercial matters, consumer class actions, trade secret litigation, and contract disputes in state and federal courts. She also represents health care industry clients in qui tam actions brought under the federal False Claims Act and similar state statutes. She has experience at various stages of the litigation process, including drafting pleadings, managing discovery, defending and opposing expert witnesses, preparing for depositions and hearings, and dispositive motions practice.

Prior to joining Taft, Stephanie was a litigation associate at a global law firm in Columbus, Ohio. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jack Zouhary of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. There, Stephanie assisted Judge Zouhary with both his trial court docket as well as appeals in both the Sixth and Ninth Circuits during by-designation sittings.

Stephanie maintains an active pro bono practice and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association. 


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2017)

    J.D., summa cum laude

    Order of the Coif

  • The Ohio State University (2014)

    B.S., summa cum laude


  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio