Laurie N Stempler

Partner at Desmarais LLP

Laurie N Stempler is a trial lawyer and partner at Desmarais LLP. She focuses her practice on complex patent litigation spanning a wide variety of technologies, including computer architecture, field programmable gate arrays, medical devices and diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, mobile phone hardware and software, and web applications. She started her career in the IP group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. She joined Desmarais LLP as an associate in 2012 and became a partner in 2018.

Ms Stempler is admitted to the New York Bar, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and several federal district courts. She obtained a degree in biological sciences from Wellesley College and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.


  • Brooklyn Law School, JD, 2009, magna cum laude; Brooklyn Law Review, managing editor
  • Wellesley College, BA, biological sciences and French, 2003, magna cum laude

Professional memberships

  • New York City Bar Association
  • ChIPs
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum
  • The Women in IP Network


  • Kelsey Nix and Laurie Stempler, “The Federal Circuit’s Interpretation and Application of the MedImmune Standard for Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction”, 19 Tex Intell Prop LJ 309, 331 (2011)
  • Kelsey Nix and Laurie Stempler, “Federal Circuit Ignites Interest in False Patent Marking Lawsuits”, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (Oct 2010)
  • Laurie Stempler, “Point and Click to Protect Public Health: Taking Charge of Information Dissemination Over the Internet During a Public Health Emergency”, 73 Brooklyn L Rev 1253, 1591 (2008)

Firm details

Desmarais LLP
230 Park Avenue
New York NY 10169
United States

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