Stephanie D. Sarantopoulos represents and counsels employers in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing and non-competition matters.

Stephanie has jury trial experience and appears in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She handles claims arising under:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act

Working predominately with retail clients, Stephanie also regularly advises employers on day-to-day concerns.

Stephanie has given several presentations on overtime laws and employee discipline and documentation and has lectured on various employment and other litigation matters.

Stephanie is a member of Littler Mendelson's Retail Practice Group and also serves on the firm's Associates Committee. She is the firm’s representative for the Twin Cities Diversity Practice group and serves as its lead mentor.

Previously, Stephanie worked at a small boutique law firm where she focused on employment matters. In law school, she was director of the Esdaile Moot Court program, vice president of the Health Law Association, and a counselor for the Boston District Court's Battered Women's Advocacy Project.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Massachusetts State Bar Association


Minnesota State Bar Association


Minnesota Women Lawyers


Continuing Legal Education, New Lawyers Division

Hennepin County Bar Association



Named, Rising Star

Employment Litigation

Minnesota Law and Politics

Speaking Engagements

2012 Midwest Employer Conference

Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2012

Ironclad Investigation Tactics

2012 Midwest Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2012

Kate Wilson and Stephanie Sarantopoulos to Present at Management Seminar hosted by Hospitality Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

April 19, 2007


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1998
  • B.S., Providence College, 1995magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts