Stephanie Plamondon Bair is a fellow with the Stanford Program in Neuroscience and Society (SPINS) at Stanford Law School. Stephanie’s research deals with the biosciences, innovation, and the law; and ties together her interests in intellectual property law, public health law, criminal law, and other areas. She is particularly interested in applying empirical work in behavior and neuroscience to current legal and policy challenges.
Before arriving at Stanford, Stephanie was a law clerk for the Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III of the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to this, she spent a year as a litigation associate at Goodwin Procter in Boston, where she specialized in Hatch-Waxman litigation.
Stephanie graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude and completed a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Utah, where she studied brain development and learning and memory. Her graduate education heavily informs her research interests. Stephanie completed an undergraduate degree in Physics at the University of Prince Edward Island in her hometown of Charlottetown.