Steve Biddle

Steve Biddle


Littler

Recognized since 2014

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

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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.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Camelback Esplanade
    2425 East Camelback Road, Suite 900
    Phoenix, AZ 85016

Education

  • University of Delaware, BA

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona

Affiliations

  • Arizona Human Resources Executive Forum - Founding Board Member
  • Arts and Business Council of Phoenix - Pro bono consultant
  • Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law - American Bar Association - Member
  • Human Resources People and Strategy - Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Member
  • Section on Labor and Employment Law - American Bar Association - Member

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management

Awards:

  • Named, Super Lawyer - Southwes
  • Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AVĀ® Peer Review Rating
  • Recipient, Littler Mendelson Pro Bono Award, 2010
  • Recipient, Decade of Dedication Award - Community Legal Services, 2010
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, elected 2011

Other Court Admissions

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

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