College of Law

Stephanie A. Neal

Director of Development

Phone: 865-974-2502
Office: Suite 248


LL.M., University of Florida

J.D., Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

B.S., Eastern Michigan University


Stephanie Neal joined UT Law as the director of development in Fall 2017. In this role, Neal works with Dean Melanie D. Wilson, Senior Director of Development Stephen Evans, faculty, fellow staff and external constituents to support the traditions and mission of the College of Law.

Neal practiced law for many years before seeking philanthropic support for nonprofit organizations, receiving her juris doctor in 1980 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and her LL.M. in taxation in 1998 from the University of Florida.

Before joining UT Law, she worked in healthcare philanthropy serving as the director of major and planned gifts for Porter Hills Foundation in Grand Rapids, Mich. She also focused on gift planning opportunities in the arts and culture community at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

She lives in Knoxville.