Stephen J. Sferra - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Stephen J. Sferra

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 216-623-6089

Stephen J. Sferra focuses his practice on traditional labor law, including all aspects of labor relations and employment law. He represents national employers in a wide variety of industries in labor relations matters before the National Labor Relations Board and in federal courts. He has served as lead negotiator in numerous private and public sector collective bargaining negotiations and has litigated countless labor arbitrations with a strong record of success in "must win" cases.

As an employment litigator, Stephen has handled a variety of employment discrimination matters before state and federal courts and agencies. Additionally, he regularly counsels clients on issues arising under collective bargaining agreements relating to:

  • Business transactions
  • Strategic business planning
  • Positive employee relations
  • Other general labor and employment matters

Additionally, Stephen is a frequent speaker on many topics, including:

  • Strategies for maintaining positive employee relations
  • Collective bargaining
  • Sexual harassment
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act

In law school, Stephen was a member of the Case Western Reserve Law Review.

Bowling Green State UniversityBS Case Western Reserve University School of LawJ.D.
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationOhio State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Office Location

Oswald Centre, 20th Floor
1100 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114-2518
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management