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Staff

Stephanie Haffner

Director of Litigation

Stephanie Haffner, a Senior Litigator, handles welfare and housing issues, including CalFresh, General Relief, homelessness, housing element, and tenant matters. Her cases include Price v. City of Stockton, obtaining relocation assistance for hundreds of former residential hotel tenants, and Mankinen v. County of Orange, a class action securing General Relief benefits for thousands. She was Supervising Attorney at LA County Neighborhood Legal Services, staff attorney at California Rural Legal Assistance, and taught Administrative Law at Whittier Law School. Stephanie studied African-American Studies at Wesleyan University, and graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law.