Stephanie L. Zwerner


Stephanie's practice focuses on securities and banking regulation compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. She has guided clients through public and private offerings of common stock, preferred stock and debt; public and private merger and acquisition transactions; SEC filings, including Forms S-3, S-4, 10-Q, and 10-K, and proxy statements; and corporate governance matters, including strategic planning, business formation and dissolution, and contract management.

Before attending law school, Stephanie earned her master's in Business Administration and gained experience working in finance and management. She held positions as an office manager, adjunct professor and was chief financial officer of a nonprofit organization.

Stephanie graduated salutatorian from West Virginia University College of Law. She received eight CALI Awards for Excellence and the Thomas M. Chambers Award in Taxation. She served as executive publications editor for the West Virginia Law Review and as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.


  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Order of the Coif
    • West Virginia Law Review, executive publications editor and Executive Editor of the Year
    • Eight CALI Awards for Excellence
    • Thomas M. Chambers Award in Taxation
  • Indiana Wesleyan University  (M.B.A., cum laude, 2011)
  • Indiana University  (B.A., 2008)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio