Steven M. Bernstein - Fisher Phillips LLP

Steven M. Bernstein

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Steve Bernstein is managing partner of the firm's Tampa office. He also serves as a Chair of the firm’s Associate Development and Retention Committee. 

Steve maintains a traditional labor practice in which he represents employers throughout the United States in both state and federal courts, as well as before the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state and federal agencies.

In the process, Steve has played a primary role in advising clients on union-related matters. Steve has also acquired a sophisticated level of experience with regard to advising clients on compliance with the WARN Act, USERRA, the FMLA, and the ADA.

A significant portion of his practice is devoted to the implementation of preventive employee relations programs that include supervisory training as well as the development and administration of effective human resources policies and practices.

Previously, Steve worked for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and with the Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Labor Committee.

Cornell UniversityBS 1987University of FloridaJ.D. 1990
Academy of Florida Management AttorneysTampa Chamber of CommerceLabor & Employment Section of the Hillsborough Bar AssociationABA Committee on Federal Labor Standards LegislationSuncoast Automotive Accountants Association

Office Location

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2350
Tampa, FL 33602
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Tampa Metro Area
Steven M. Bernstein has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

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