Stephanie Culpepper is deputy general counsel of Lument, providing strategic legal counsel to Lument with a focus on executing its business strategy. She is the chair of the firm’s management committee, a member of Lument’s executive committee, and a member of parent company ORIX USA’s diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) advisory board. Stephanie joined the firm in 2017 and previously held numerous roles at ORIX USA, including assistant general counsel, real estate and director of legal operations.
Prior to joining ORIX USA, Stephanie was a partner in the real estate practice group at Frost Brown Todd, a national full-service law firm.
Active in the community, Stephanie serves as vice chair of the Dallas Bar Association board of directors, director of the Texas General Counsel Forum, trustee of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association Foundation, and as director on the AT&T Performing Arts Center Auxiliary Board. She is a recognized leader, having served as president of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association in 2020 and president of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers in 2016. In 2022, Stephanie was selected by Texas Lawyer Magazine as one of the best mentors in Texas, and she accepted a special recognition award on behalf of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association from the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations for Women’s Mentoring Circles, a program she founded as president of Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.
Stephanie received a B.B.A. cum laude in finance and the business honors program from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Texas School of Law.