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Stephen Noel Ilg

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Stephen Noel Ilg has helped hundreds of consumers, employees and tenants in California recover millions of dollars from abusive companies and landlords.


Award-winning attorney, Stephen Noel Ilg has experience with all stages of litigation, from pre-suit investigation and early settlement all the way through trial. He also serves as President of the American Society of Legal Scholars and sits on the Board of Directors of the Conference of California Bar Associations.


Stephen Ilg focuses on employment and consumer law. He has earned two pro bono awards from the San Francisco Bar Association. He is the founder and President of the American Society of Legal Scholars and sits on the Board of Directors of the Conference of California Bar Associations.


He graduated from the NYU Schools of Law and Business where he received highest grades in every class in the business school and was a Dean’s Merit Award Scholar all three years in law school. His writing skills earned him a spot as a competitor on the Moot Court Team where he was later elected to become a coach. He was the only student in his law class to receive awards in every oral advocacy competition during 1L year. He also received the Norman Ostrow Scholarship his final year in addition to the Dean’s Merit Award Scholarship all three years. With the law school newspaper, he worked as a Staff Editor and Writer. He was published as a contributing author in Securities Compliance magazines throughout 


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Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 40%
    3 years
  2. Employment: 40%
    4 years
  3. Contracts: 10%
    5 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    5 years



Contingent (25-45%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jonathan Aviram Alon

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Alon Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Tobener

    Stephen is one of the most caring and thoughtful lawyers I have ever worked with. I worked with him for nearly two years. He is also extremely sharp with an ability to research fine points in the law and see the bigger picture. I highly recommend him.


    Joseph Tobener Landlord-tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

ILG Legal Office

555 California Street, Suite 4925
San Francisco, CA, 94104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo's 2015 Client Choice Award for Employment LawAvvo2015
2013 Award for Outstanding Volunteer in Public ServiceSan Francisco Bar Association2014
2011 Award for Outstanding Volunteer in Public ServiceSan Francisco Bar Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateEMPLOYMENT LAWYERS2015 - Present
AssociateSCOTT COLE & ASSOCIATES, APC2014 - 2015
AssociateEMPLOYMENT LAWYERS2013 - 2014
AssociateTHE TOBENER LAW CENTER2012 - 2013
AssociateSCOTT COLE & ASSOCIATES, APC2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
The American Society of Legal ScholarsPresident, Counsel2012 - Present
Conference of California Bar AssociationsBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Consumer & Employment AttorneyAlthough most cases settle, I have trial experience in case yours doesn't.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Corporate Securities Magazines, EUCESR Proposals to Regulate Short SellingN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
NYU POLLACK CENTER FOR LAW AND BUSINESSN/AAdvanced Professional Certificate in Law & Business2010
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABachelor of Arts in Psychology2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Youth and the Law SeminarYouth and the LawN/A