Steve chairs the firm’s Employment and Labor Relations practice and his practice covers the gamut of employment and labor law. His advice practice is dedicated to helping employers solve problems such as employee discipline and discharge, leaves of absence, discrimination and harassment claims, and threats of employee violence. Steve enhances employee handbooks and prepares and negotiates employment, confidentiality, and non-compete agreements. He also counsels executives and professionals on employment and separation agreements, and assists with corporate transactions such as purchases and sales of businesses.
Steve has extensive experience in litigation and represents public and private employers in lawsuits claiming discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge and violations of wage and hour, employee benefits, trade secrets, and non-compete obligations. He also appears before local, state, and federal administrative agencies and arbitrators in employment and labor matters.