Steve Biddle - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Steve Biddle

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 602-474-3613

Steve Biddle has successfully defended public and private sector employers in employment-related litigation and regularly advises companies in all human resources matters. He represents management in issues related to:

  • Occupational safety and health compliance
  • Union organization
  • Collective bargaining
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Union elections
  • Compliance and litigation regarding employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Unemployment compensation investigations
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Indian gaming, tribal employment and casino issues
  • Employment tort and contract litigation

He appears in federal, state, and appellate courts and represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other government agencies. He also handles arbitration and mediation.

Steve has specific experience with claims arising under:

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (and state equivalents)
  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The National Labor Relations Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Labor Management Relations Act
  • The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
  • The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • Arizona and New Mexico employment statutes

He also assists clients with employment class actions, business restructuring, employment policies and procedures, drug testing, and compliance counseling.

Additionally, Steve speaks to various employer groups and bar associations on labor and employment law, OSHA, Indian law, and other employment-related topics. His experience with legislative lobbying and bill drafting includes drug testing, the Arizona Employment Protection Act and workers' compensation group self-insurance.

Steve works with a diverse range of clients, including:

  • Retail
  • Real estate investment companies
  • Law firms and other professional services firms
  • Non-profits
  • Utilities
  • Medical practices
  • Security/law enforcement
  • Governments
  • Indian tribes
  • Casinos
  • Hotels
  • Construction
  • Homebuilders
  • Universities and colleges
  • Trade schools
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturers and distributors
  • Biotech

Prior to working at Littler Mendelson, Steve was a partner at two other firms in the Phoenix area.

University of DelawareBA University of Arizona College of LawJ.D. University of DelawareMS
Arts and Business Council of PhoenixArizona Human Resources Executive ForumHuman Resources People and StrategyCommittee on Occupational Safety and Health Law - American Bar AssociationSection on Labor and Employment Law - American Bar AssociationMaricopa County Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • Arizona Supreme Court

Office Location

Camelback Esplanade, Suite 900
2425 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management