Stephanie C. Ng is an associate in the Houston, Texas office of Ogletree Deakins. Stephanie is a versatile litigator whose practice is concentrated on ERISA and benefits matters, with a focus on health, life, and disability litigation. Stephanie has handled a wide spectrum of disputes involving employee benefit plans, including benefit claim denials, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and conflict of interest issues. She has also navigated complex multi-party ERISA litigation cases, involving different types of benefit plans and overlapping federal and state law claims. Additionally, Stephanie has assisted clients with recovering overpayments, enforcing their reimbursement and subrogation rights, and interpleader matters. She has defended insurance companies, health plans, and fiduciaries in both state and federal courts across the country, and is familiar with the interplay between different areas of the law that give rise to preemption issues.
With significant litigation experience, Stephanie is well-versed in leveraging strengths and mitigating risk factors, which enables her to develop effective strategies that best serve her clients’ objectives. Stephanie recognizes that the landscape of employee benefits is constantly evolving, and regularly monitors current litigation trends, precedent setting decisions, and changes to the law, to ensure that her clients stay ahead of the curve.
Outside of the office, Stephanie is active in the community. She is a member of the Junior League of Houston and works with high school students through local mentorship programs. Stephanie also supports Dachshund Rescue of Houston and is part of the Houston Bar Association’s Lawyers for Literacy Committee.