Stephan Skepnek attended University of Chicago and Frieburg University for a semester abroad in Germany. He speaks German and English fluently and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies in 2009. He received his Juris Doctor at the University of Kansas School of Law in 2015.
Skepnek's legal career took shape through advocating for his clients. He got an early start putting his analytical and communication skills to work as a litigator. By tackling diverse areas of the law, he found he enjoyed collaborating across industries to find solutions for complex legal problems. He especially enjoys the opportunities bankruptcy law provides to advocate for clients, resolve adversary issues, and do any other work that will bring people's times of financial crisis to an end.