Ryan McGinley-StempelRyan McGinley-Stempel joins the Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) team as its newest Associate. Mr. McGinley-Stempel is skilled in litigating constitutional and statutory issues involving education law, employment law, class actions, free speech, preemption, professional responsibility, and religious discrimination.

Prior to joining RPLG, Mr. McGinley-Stempel was an associate at Gibson Dunn. Among his other accomplishments, he had represented the Brennan Center for Justice and several California constitutional law professors in the California Supreme Court as amici curiae in the constitutional challenge to Proposition 66, which changed the process for imposing the death penalty in California. Before joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. McGinley-Stempel clerked for a Federal District Court judge, as well as for the 10th Circuit and the California Supreme Court.

“I am beyond thrilled to join the RPLG team,” said Mr. McGinley-Stempel. “Like myself, the firm is passionate about empowering policy makers to strengthen and preserve public services. I am looking forward to working closely with my new colleagues in tackling relevant issues in City Council chambers throughout the state.”

“RPLG is happy to welcome Mr. McGinley-Stempel into our ranks,” said Louise Renne, chair of RPLG. “He has litigation experience in a variety of issues and his skill will only continue to grow. Ryan has the potential to grow into a powerful force for our team.”

Mr. McGinley-Stempel holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from Vassar College.

RPLG practices throughout California, advising and advocating for public agencies, nonprofit entities, individuals and private entities in need of effective, responsive and creative legal solutions.