Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Stephanie L. Spardone

Of Counsel


Bar Admissions: Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Groups: Toxic/Mass Tort; Product Liability; Personal Injury

Education: Syracuse University College of Law, JD, 1990; Indiana University, B.A., Political Science and Psychology, 1987


Stephanie Spardone, Of Counsel to Foley & Mansfield's Chicago office, is a Texas-based litigator with extensive experience defending Fortune 500 companies, including product manufacturers, contractors, national retailers and premises owners in litigation involving asbestos, silica, benzene and heavy metals like cadmium and chromium.

She has also defended toy and pharmaceutical manufacturers in catastrophic child-injury and death cases. Stephanie has served as National Coordinating Counsel for several corporations charged with managing a team of attorneys nationwide and successfully executing defense strategies to minimize liability and risk.

Stephanie works closely with clients to craft and execute case-specific litigation strategies.  She is adept at preparing and executing factual investigation, discovery, motion practice, fact and expert witness depositions, and trial.


  • Successfully argued before the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in In Re: Sears, a landmark Texas case that clarified the scope of discovery in toxic tort cases and ended her client’s year-long discovery battle with a renowned plaintiff attorney, resulting in nationwide drop in new filings against a nationally-recognized client.


  • Cross-Examining Plaintiff’s Industrial Hygiene Experts, Defense Research Institute, 2000
  • If it’s Not Mesothelioma, It’s not Asbestos Related, Defense Research Institute, 1991