Shephanie Chichetti's practice focuses on the representation of pharmaceutical, life science and medical device companies in a variety of disputes, including patent litigation and multidistrict products liability litigation.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Stephanie worked as an medicinal chemist at Merck Research Laboratories with a focus on small molecule drug development. While at Merck, Stephanie designed and synthesized novel chemical compounds to treat cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Ms. Chichetti has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications and is also named as co-inventor on several patents and patent applications.