Kelly Knepper-Stephens is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Stoneleigh Recovery Associates, LLC, a debt recovery solutions company. Her work focuses on government regulation, compliance, and civil litigation; she advises her employer and its clients on the FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, GLBA, HIPAA, and other federal and state regulations. She is a DBA International Certified Receivables Compliance Professional and has earned the Credit & Collection Compliance Officer designation from ACA International. Kelly received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, where she returned as a Visiting Professor of Clinical Law and Freidman Fellow from 2008-2011 arguing before the highest court in Maryland on three occasions for the GW Federal and Appellate Clinic.