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Stephanie D. Rice

Stephanie D. Rice

500 Capitol Mall
Suite 2150
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Stephanie is a member of the Construction Law, Public Entity, Transportation Law, and Product Liability Practice Groups. She is an experienced full-service litigation attorney who has represented insurance and public entity clients from the pre-litigation stage through trial and appeal. Stephanie’s broad experience includes jury trial defense verdicts in Sacramento County, binding arbitrations in UM/UIM cases, judicial (non-binding) arbitrations, and mediations.

Stephanie is well-versed in all aspects of construction defect litigation and is capable of navigating complex indemnity issues. She has defended subcontractors from the SB-800 pre-litigation inspect and repair process through trial. She also handles commercial and industrial construction defect litigation.

She has taken and defended more than 500 depositions in matters arising out of personal injury, discrimination and wrongful termination, and construction defect. Her law and motion experience is extensive and includes summary judgments resulting in dismissal. In addition, Stephanie works with private business clients on employment issues, including developing employee handbooks and procedures, non-disclosure agreements, termination/cease and desist issues.

Her clients include insurance companies, public entities, private businesses, and trucking and transportation companies.


University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (JD, 2006)

University of California at Santa Barbara (BA, 2003)

California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Junior League of Sacramento

Sacramento County Bar Association

Metro Edge (a division of Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce)

Women Lawyers of Sacramento

Sacramento Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award (2014)

2019 Sacramento Magazine Top Lawyer

Junior League of Sacramento President’s Award 2018-2019