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Steven E. Kaplan represents and counsels management clients in all areas of labor and employment law, particularly in the area of discrimination. His practice includes defending employers against claims arising under:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The National Labor Relations Act
  • The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law
  • Maryland Wage and Hour laws

He regularly appears before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Maryland Human Relations Commission and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights.

Additionally, Steven offers his clients compliance counseling with respect to Maryland and Washington, D.C., laws.

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Steven was an attorney at the National Labor Relations Board, Office of the General Counsel, Division of Advice. During law school, he also worked at the National Labor Relations Board, Office of the General Counsel, in Brooklyn, New York (Region 29), as a field examiner. He was also an intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he was a law clerk to the Chief Administrative Judge. In law school, he was a moot court associate.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Labor & Employment Section - American Bar Association
  • Member, Labor & Employment Section - Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Labor & Employment Section - District of Columbia Bar
  • Member, Labor & Employment Section, Montgomery County, Maryland

RECOGNITION

  • Recipient, Outstanding Labor & Employment Law Student - John H. Fanning Scholar Award, 2003

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