Stephen handles all facets of litigating employment law disputes, including employment discrimination claims under federal, state and local laws. He is involved in all aspects of defending employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment claims, as well as wage and hour disputes and common law claims brought by individuals against employers. His practice has allowed him the opportunity to appear before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the country on behalf of management.
He regularly advises clients on employment-related matters such as personnel policies, daily human resources issues, employment contracts, severance agreements and employee handbooks.
Stephen provides various services in the labor area, including representing management in arbitration, National Labor Relations Board elections, objections to elections, collective bargaining, strikes and injunctions, and unfair labor practice charges.
He has extensive experience handling issues before the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, including preparing Affirmative Action Plans, assisting clients with Compliance Reviews, and compliance with the applicable Executive Order and regulations.
Stephen further provides counsel to clients on immigration matters, including Form I-9 compliance, and assists in preparing and filing various immigration petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf of employers, including H-1B, TN, L, and permanent residency. Stephen also has experience representing employers in investigations conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.