Steph Ference

Steph Ference


Stephanie's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity matters. 

She advises a broad array of U.S.-based and international companies as well as investment banks with transactions in the Fintech, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, consumer and retail, and energy sectors.

Prior to law school, Stephanie was an officer in the United States Army; she is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and recipient of the Bronze Star.



Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2015


Columbia Law School, J.D., 2014

B.A., History and Political Science, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Rutgers University, B.A., 2006 (named a Henry Rutgers Scholar in History)

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.