Stephanie J. Hough Kuhn

Attorney Brief

Stephanie Hough joined Blue Williams in 2024 as an associate in the Mandeville office. Her practice consists primarily of medical malpractice defense, municipal law, and transactional law.


Mrs. Hough earned a Master of Law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2022. During her time at Loyola she was a volunteer at the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, an associate of the Maritime Law Journal, and Research Assistant. She obtained a dual Master of Management degree from Tulane University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala in 2015. Mrs. Hough received her Juris Doctor degree in 2011, also from Universidad Francisco Marroquin. While there she was selected as a brief writer and oralist in the Elsa Moot Court Competition on World Trade Organization Law and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna, Austria.


Mrs. Hough was born in Florida and grew up in Guatemala City, Guatemala, receiving a Juris Doctor degree from the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in 2011. From 2011 to 2012 she worked for a Guatemalan firm, focusing on corporate, international, and transactional law. Between 2017 and 2021 she worked for the U.S. Department of State, serving at U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay and U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in both administrative and consular roles during her husband’s deployment as a Foreign Service Officer. In 2021 she and her family moved to Mandeville, Louisiana to pursue a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Following degree completion she passed the Louisiana Bar exam and joined the Louisiana Bar Association in 2023. Prior to joining Blue Williams, Mrs. Hough worked as a Federal Government Contracts Specialist in the private sector.

Bar, Courts & Professional Affiliations

Mrs. Hough is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association and the Guatemalan Bar Association. She is bilingual (English – Spanish) and a certified translator in Guatemala.