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STEPHEN NOEL ILG, ESQ.
At NYU Law, the number six law school in the country, Stephen was a Dean’s Merit Award Scholar all three years. He was the only graduate in 2010 who earned an award in every Oral Advocacy competition and was elected to serve as a coach of NYU’s Moot Court team.
Towards the end of law school, he compiled all the knowledge he had gained over several years as an LSAT teacher and Admissions Consultant and co-authored “The Busy Applicant’s Guide to Getting Into Law School,” which reached as high as number 7 on Amazon’s bestseller list for its category.
Upon graduation, he returned to the class action law firm where he had worked as a receptionist then legal assistant before law school. In 2012, he made headlines for winning a hotly contested motion after multiple oral arguments and seven written briefs based almost exclusively on a little-known doctrine that he termed “timing choice of law.” The argument largely depended on a single case from 1927. One headline read, “L.A. Superior Court Approves of Young Attorney's ‘Timing Choice-of-Law.’”
In 2011 and 2013, the San Francisco Bar Association named him Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service. In 2015 and 2016, he was given Avvo’s Client Choice Award in Employment Law. For 2016, the American Institute of Legal Counsel named him as “10 Best” California employment law attorneys in client satisfaction.
Stephen has been recognized as a superlative litigator and teammate. When not busy with legal activities, Stephen “relaxes” by participating in quasi-legal activities. He has served on the Board of Directors of three non-profit organizations, one of which he created and managed for three years. After his first debate in the California Conference of Bar Associations, he was nominated for election and won the election to serve on the Board of Directors of this 300- to 500-attorney organization that often sets the record for most legislative proposals introduced in the California legislature in a given year.
Stephen is known to enjoy learning about a client’s experience, negotiating settlements and litigating in the courtroom.
Stephen lives in San Bruno. He is married to M. Eleonor Ignacio, whom he met at UC Berkeley. He has seven biological siblings and three foster sisters.
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TRACY T. SCANLAN, ESQ.
Tracy has been an attorney in California for nearly a decade and has focused much of her practice on class action litigation. She graduated from UC Hastings where she was an award-winning member of the Moot Court Team.
FRANK J. ZECCOLA, ESQ.
The legal profession is Frank’s second career. He spent seven years working as a journalist. When his New York-based newspaper, like many at the time, ran into financial trouble, Frank decided to pivot and follow in his father’s footsteps by going to law school. After graduating from Golden Gate Law School, Frank worked as a contract attorney for several Bay Area law firms before starting full-time at ILG Legal in August 2016.