Stephanie A. Joyce

Stephanie is a partner in the complex litigation group.
Stephanie Joyce, Partner at Arent Fox

Stephanie has an extensive background in business and consumer protection litigation within the telecommunications space. In addition, she provides transactional, regulatory, and privacy compliance advice to her clients, including a major provider of wholesale and retail VoIP service, and is experienced in negotiating contracts for the provision of backbone and content services. Stephanie also assists a client in the data analytics industry with transactions and licensing matters.

Stephanie also represents telecommunications clients before the Federal Communication Commission and State Commissions, as well as before Congress, where she advocates procompetitive broadband and privacy legislation. She has served as counsel to several competitive carriers in federal appeals of FCC orders, including the Triennial Review Order, the CPNI Order, the Calls Order, and the Universal Service VoIP Order.

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Stephanie was Of Counsel at a large AmLaw 100 firm. In her previous positions, she gained considerable litigation experience in the telecommunications industry, most notably on such antitrust matters as the government’s suit against Microsoft, the Internet Domain Name Registry, and by serving as plaintiffs counsel in a case alleging price fixing in the commercial real estate market. 

Professional Activities

Stephanie is a member of Federal Communications Bar Association.

Life Beyond the Law

Stephanie is conversational in Dutch and Russian. She is an avid amateur dancer, and teaches Zumba® and group fitness classes.

  • Industries
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • California Bar
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
    • US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
    • US District Court, District of Columbia
    • US District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • US District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Education
    The George Washington University
    The George Washington University
    University of Notre Dame
    cum laude



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