Stacey Leyton

Stacey M. Leyton

Stacey M. Leyton is a partner at Altshuler Berzon LLP. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Stanford Law School, where she was a Symposium Editor of the Stanford Law Review and active in the Public Interest Law Student Association. She served as a law clerk to Justice Stephen Breyer of the United States Supreme Court, Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Susan Illston of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She served as an Appellate Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference from 2010 until 2013, and currently serves as a Lawyer Representative to the Northern District of California. She has spoken and published articles on a variety of legal topics including recent Supreme Court decisions, health care reform, federal labor and ERISA preemption, and legal issues arising from workers' use of e-mail and other technologies. She served on the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Clearinghouse from 2002 to 2009 and is currently a volunteer with the Employment Law Center's Workers' Rights Clinic. In 2011, she was named a "California Lawyer of the Year" by California Lawyer Magazine for her work in a case challenging cutbacks to the California program providing in-home care to Medicaid recipients. She has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers 2013-2015, as a Benchmark Plaintiff California Local Litigation Star 2012-2015, and Benchmark Plaintiff Top 150 Women in Litigation in 2013.