Randi F. Knepper Joins Stevens & Lee

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ, February 19, 2024 – Stevens & Lee announced today that Randi F. Knepper has joined the Litigation Department in its Bergen County, NJ, office.

Ms. Knepper is a highly experienced litigator in the areas of commercial, insurance and ERISA disputes. She serves as a strategic ally to fiduciaries, insurers and other corporate entities with a particular focus on life and disability insurance, financial services and health insurance disputes. Ms. Knepper has extensive civil litigation and trial experience before various state and federal courts, with a particular depth of experience litigating before the Second and Third Circuits. She has handled a range of issues surrounding life, health and disability law, contract disputes, pension and retirement benefits, rescission, insurance fraud, class actions, consumer fraud and bad faith. 

“We are very pleased to welcome Randi to our litigation team and our growing Bergen County office,” said William P. Thornton, Jr., President and CEO of Stevens & Lee. “Her skill, knowledge and trial experience add particular depth to our group of ERISA litigators.”

Ms. Knepper is an authority on ERISA, life, health and disability law. She has edited and co-authored prolifically for American Bar Association publications, including chapters discussing the Second and Third Circuit in multiple volumes of the ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits; the Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Third Circuit chapters of Misrepresentations in the Life, Health, Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey; and the New Jersey chapter of The Law of Life Insurance Key Issues in Each State.

Following law school, Ms. Knepper served as a Judicial Clerk to Hon. Joseph C. Messina of the Superior Court of New Jersey. She earned her J.D., with distinction, from the Hofstra School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ms. Knepper serves a national client base from Stevens & Lee’s expanding Bergen County office. Recent additions include former New Jersey Bureau of Securities Enforcement Chief Richard C. Szuch, elder investor fraud consultant Ronald C. Long, and former New Jersey Senator Bob Gordon, who joined Stevens & Lee Public Affairs.