Stephanie Rapp-Tully
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Whistleblower Representation
Practice Locations
  • Washington, D.C.

Dedicated to fighting discrimination in the workplace, Stephanie has spent her entire career helping public and private sector employees overcome unlawful personnel actions based on factors such as their race, sex, national origin, disability, military service, and age. As a Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, she concentrates her practice on federal labor and employment law, routinely representing employees before United States District Courts, Appeals Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). She has extensive experience with cases involving violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Stephanie was recognized by Lawyers of Distinction in 2018 for her excellence in civil litigation.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Stephanie served as an associate for a Silver Springs, Maryland law firm, where she similarly represented Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complainants alleging discrimination based on disability, failure to accommodate, national origin, religion, and ethnicity. She represented clients before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. She began her career as a lawyer at another Silver Spring law firm, where she gained valuable experience handling cases involving ADEA, Title VII, USERRA, and state employment discrimination law. She represented clients before the EEOC, MSPB, and Maryland Commission on Civil Rights.

While attending law school at the Touro College Law Center, Stephanie interned with the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County in Hempstead, N.Y., the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Central Islip, N.Y., the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in Vilseck, Germany, and the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C. She also participated on the Moot Court Honors Board. At Touro, where she ranked in the top 16 percent of her class, Stephanie received the Exemplary Contribution to the Quality of Student Life Award and the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Award for Best Oral Advocate.

Before pursuing a career in law, Stephanie worked in the entertainment industry, serving as a talent manager’s executive assistant in Beverly Hills and as a producer’s intern for “The West Wing” political drama television series.

Court & Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • JD: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2012
  • Bachelor’s degree: Ohio University, 2006.

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