Stacy Horth-Neubert

Public Interest Law/Access to Justice

STACY HORTH-NEUBERT is Senior Counsel at Valle Makoff LLP. For nearly 25 years, Stacy has been responsible for the management and oversight of all phases of a broad range of commercial litigation matters in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts, including multi-district litigation and class actions, as well as administrative appeals and domestic and international arbitration, with a particular focus on high-stakes matters of critical importance to the client’s business. She has represented clients in the hospitality, travel, automotive, design, fashion, and entertainment industries, including many e-commerce businesses, and has experience with state and local regulation, unfair business practices and false advertising, and commercial contract disputes.

Stacy joined Valle Makoff in July 2023 from Sidley Austin LLP in Los Angeles, where she worked for more than four years. Before Sidley, Stacy spent 19 years at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Los Angeles. She began her career at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York City.

Stacy has been recognized as one of the “Most Influential Women Attorneys” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and as one of the “Top Women Lawyers in California” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Stacy is dedicated to public service and pro bono legal work. In addition to maintaining an active pro bono practice representing clients in cases regarding police practices, immigration rights, civil and educational rights, state and federal open records laws, and federal and state benefits, Stacy served for nearly 20 years as a manager of the pro bono programs at Sidley and Skadden. For her pro bono work, Stacy has been named a winner of the California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Awards by California Lawyer magazine, and has received the ACLU of Southern California Pro Bono Advocacy Award and its Freedom of Information Award.

Stacy is a Past President of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and has served on the WLALA Board of Governors since 2009. She devotes significant time to additional organizations focused on advancing women, including having served on Sidley’s Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women and as Co-Chair of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) Southern California and Chair of its Young Lawyers Committee, and serving as a longtime member of the Steering Committee of the LACBA-WLALA Joint Task Force on Retention and Promotion of Women. In addition, Stacy serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the ACLU SoCal Foundation.

Stacy graduated Order of the Coif from Fordham University School of Law, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications-News. Stacy has been married for more than 25 years to architect, Aaron Neubert, and is the mother of their two fabulous college students, Quinn and Penn.