Stefan P. Schropp
Stefan Schropp joined the litigation department of Ropes & Gray’s Washington D.C. office as an associate in 2017. Before joining the firm, Stefan clerked for the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson, III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Macon, Georgia. During law school, he was an articles editor for the North Carolina Law Review and externed for a Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
After graduating from Yale in 2009, Stefan spent three years teaching 7th grade math in Charlotte, North Carolina through Teach for America. In addition to his law degree, he has masters degrees in Public Administration from the UNC School of Government and in Business Administration from Queens University.
- Assisted in defense of a pharmaceutical company against allegations of violations of the False Claims Act and the Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act.
- Assisted in the representation of multiple major pharmaceutical companies in federal court related to donations to independent charities.
- Advised health care and research institutions in connection with internal investigations involving allegations of research misconduct.
- Represented global pharmaceutical and medical device companies in DOJ and internal investigations involving alleged violations of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute relating to promotion and sales of company products.
- Assisted in defense of a medical device manufacturer facing a False Claims Act qui tam suit relating to alleged kickbacks.
- Represented multiple incarcerated individuals as appointed counsel in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. [Pro Bono]
- Represented domestic violence victims seeking Civil Protection Orders. [Pro Bono]
- Co-author, “Takeaways From DC Circ. Medicare Overpayment Ruling,” Law360 (October 12, 2021)
- Co-author, “The CFTC and Market Manipulation,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (December 31, 2018)
- Co-author, “Unanswered Questions Following the Supreme Court’s Holding in ‘Lucia v. SEC’,” Bloomberg BNA’s Securities & Capital Markets (June 28, 2018)
- “Biometric Data and RFID Tracking in Schools: A Reasoned Approach to Reasonable Expectations of Privacy,” 94 N.C. L. REV. 1068 (2016)
- “The King Can Truly Do No Wrong: Governmental Immunity and Rights Relative to the Crown in North Carolina after Bynum,” 93 N.C. L. REV. 1972 (2015)
- JD, High Honors, University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016; Articles Editor, North Carolina Law Review
- MPA, University of North Carolina School of Government, 2016
- MBA, Queen's University, McColl School of Business, 2012
- BA (Political Science and Ethnicity, Race, & Migration), Yale University, 2009
Admissions / Qualifications
- District of Columbia, 2017
- Maryland, 2017
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2018
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2021
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2018
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2017
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2021