Stephanie Westcot has considerable experience working with researchers in the life sciences, physicians, and other innovators. In addition to receiving her law degree, Stephanie’s diverse background includes research in genetics and developmental biology, as well as technology transfer and scientific writing and communications.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Stephanie was a scientific writer at Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc., where she developed scientific content and messaging. She has also served as a freelance scientific writer and editor, and as a technology transfer fellow with Mayo Clinic Ventures.

Stephanie received her Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology & Genetics from the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities in 2016, and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2010.