Steven Hymowitz - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Steven Hymowitz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 504-648-3840

Mr. Hymowitz has been practicing labor and employment law representing management since 1974. He is admitted to practice law in Tennessee and Louisiana, as well as numerous federal and appellate courts.Mr. Hymowitz received his B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Fordham University and graduated from the University of Memphis School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of The University of Memphis Law Review.Mr. Hymowitz is past Management Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section’s Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities and a former Management Co-Chair of the Program and Privacy Subcommittees of that Committee. Mr. Hymowitz frequently participates as a faculty member of the American Bar Association National Institutes and other programs concerning employment law. He is a member of the faculty and Advisory Board of the National Employment Law Institute. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1989, Corporate Counsel Magazine’s Best Labor and Employment Lawyers, the International Who’s Who of Labour & Employment Lawyers, Who’s Who in American Law, Super Lawyers, and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  Super Lawyers has selected Mr. Hymowitz for inclusion in its Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee and Top 50 Lawyers in Memphis, as well as Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana and Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans.  Mr. Hymowitz is a Senior Editor of the 2003 Supplement to Employment Termination, Rights and Remedies published by the American Bar Association and BNA Books. Mr. Hymowitz is a Regional Editor of Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey published in 2011 by the American Bar Association and BNA Books. Recently Mr. Hymowitz served as a Chapter Editor for the 5th Edition of Employment Discrimination Law, published by the American Bar Association and BNA Books. Mr. Hymowitz carries the highest peer rating of “AV” as reflected in Martindale-Hubbell.  Mr. Hymowitz was lead counsel in what has been called the largest unfair labor practice trial in the history of the NLRB, involving over 200 consolidated allegations of unfair labor practices.

Fordham UniversityBS 1965University of Memphis School of LawJ.D. 1974
National Employment Law InstituteAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Office Location

One Shell Square, Suite 3500
701 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70139
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment