Stephanie Ellis

Stephanie Ellis

Stephanie is an Associate Attorney at Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC. Prior to joining the firm, Stephanie worked as a Staff Attorney for the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner at the Kansas Insurance Department. At the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner, Stephanie assisted with enforcing the Kansas Securities Act through civil, criminal, and administrative actions, by collaborating with attorneys and investigators nationwide on large-scale matters, and reviewing new and existing offerings for compliance with the Act.   

At Washburn University School of Law, Stephanie worked as a student intern for two semesters in the Small Business and Nonprofit Transactional Clinic assisting small and non-profit businesses establish their business. This primarily included drafting Articles of Incorporation and Articles of Organization, drafting Bylaws, assisting non-profit businesses in establishing 501(c)(3) status, and applying for trademarks. Additionally, Stephanie spent three years as a member of the Women’s Attorney Association, serving as treasurer for one year, as well as serving one term as the Communications Chair for the Washburn Student Bar Association. Prior to law school, Stephanie received an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Stephanie is a long-term Kansas resident and enjoys participating in activities that connect her to the community. In her free time, she can be found spending time with her husband and two children. Stephanie volunteers as a leader for her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. She also enjoys reading, cooking, baking, and traveling anywhere that has a shore and warm water. 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Kansas
  • District of Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • J.D., Washburn University School of Law
  • B.A., University of Missouri – Kansas City

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Still a Game Changer: The SBA Mentor-Protégé Program (2023 Update)”, Q & A, Connecticut APEX Accelerators, 2024
  • “The Essentials for Small Business Government Contracting”, Co-Presenter, 2024
  • “SBA Mentor-Protege Program”, Co-Presenter, Texas El Paso APEX Accelerators, 2023.
  • “Fundamentals of Contracting for Small & Medium Businesses”, Panelist, Allen Federal Business Partners, 2023.
  • “Limitations on Subcontracting and the Nonmanufacturer Rule”, Co-Presenter, Texas El Paso APEX Accelerators Webinar 2023.
  • “The Essentials for Small Business Government Contracting”, Co-Presenter, Allen Federal Business Partners 2023 Webinar.
  • “The Federal Acquisition Regulation 101 (2022 Update)”, Co-Presenter, 2022 Michigan PTAC -Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance Webinar.

Recent Publications