Stephanie Stuckey

Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., J.D., University of Georgia

Courses: 

Urban Resilience

Biographical Information: 

Stephanie Stuckey has practiced law in a variety of public interest and private firm settings, in addition to actively managing a closely held timber business. From 1992 to 1998 she worked as a staff attorney for the Prisoner Legal Counseling Project, Fulton County Public Defender’s Office and the State Senate Judiciary Committee. She also was a partner at Stuckey & Manheimer, where she practiced in family, criminal and appellate law. She spent three years as executive director of GreenLaw, an environmental law nonprofit, and also served as the director of the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Sustainability from 2015 to 2016. Stuckey also represented parts of DeKalb County and the City of Atlanta for 14 years in the Georgia General Assembly. She currently serves as a consultant for Bloomberg Philanthropies working on its American Cities Climate Challenge, which aims to accelerate progress on climate action.

Stuckey earned her bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from UGA. Her professional and community honors include being named one of 2018’s “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend magazine and one of the top “Environmental Leader 75” by Environmental Leader magazine. Additionally, in 2017, she was awarded the River Steward Award by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and named a “Notable Georgian” by Georgia Trend magazine.