STEPHANIE PERAL is a senior managing associate in the Litigation group in Sidley’s Miami office. She has been named as a “One to Watch” in commercial litigation by The Best Lawyers in America in both 2022 and 2021. She was also named a Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite – Up and Comer” in 2019.
Stephanie represents clients in a variety of areas within commercial litigation, including securities litigation, consumer class actions, and product liability. She represents clients in internal investigations and enforcement actions.
Stephanie has litigated matters in both state and federal courts involving contract disputes, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duties, and claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Florida Security of Communications Act (FSCA), and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In addition, she has represented clients in connection with investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Stephanie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami before attending Duke University School of Law. While at Duke, she participated as the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy as staff editor. Stephanie is also active in pro bono work involving matters concerning immigration. Stephanie is proficient in Spanish.