Stephanie M. Atkinson

Stephanie Atkinson

Stephanie M. Atkinson

San Diego, California

Stephanie Atkinson is a San Diego native with a prior career in restaurant operations. With more than a decade of experience in the service industry, Stephanie bring a unique perspective, particularly in the areas wage and hour and hospitality-related employment law.

Before joining Donald R. Holben & Associates, Stephanie practiced general civil litigation with an emphasis in personal injury and professional liability insurance defense. Stephanie has practiced both plaintiff and defense work, in areas ranging from property disputes to employment law.

Stephanie earned her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and graduated cum laude from California Western School of Law. While in law school, Stephanie acted as a mentor and leader in her capacities as a legal skills Honors Instructor providing legal research and writing guidance to first year law students and as the President of the Employment and Labor Law Society and the Women’s Law Caucus. 

Stephanie continues to be active in the legal community, including her service as an elected Executive Board Member for the San Diego County Bar Association’s New Lawyer Division.

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctor cum laude
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management with an emphasis in Restaurant Operations

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyer’s Club of San Diego