Steven Suflas > Ballard Spahr LLP > Salt Lake City, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
ONE UTAH CENTER, SUITE 800
201 SOUTH MAIN STREET
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111
UTAH
United States
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Senior Counsel

Career

Steven W. Suflas is a nationally recognized thought leader on labor and employment issues and the former Managing Partner of the firm’s Denver and New Jersey offices.

On a national basis, he represents management in all phases of labor and employment matters — from counseling and strategic guidance to collective bargaining, appearances before regulatory agencies, and litigation before courts and administrative agencies. He works closely with employers — both large and small, national, regional, and local — in responding to the daily challenges of the workplace.

Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Colorado

Utah

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Memberships

The National Employment Law Institute (NELI), National Advisory Board, 2009-present

Education

University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D. 1976, with honors)
Member, North Carolina Law Review; Member, Order of the Coif

Davidson College (B.A. 1973)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor-management relations

Ballard Spahr LLP assists employers with collective bargaining, arbitrations and unfair labor practice cases. Regularly appearing before the National Labor Relations Board, the firm has been involved in corporate campaigns, high-stakes labor negotiations and threatened job actions, and frequently works in the healthcare, retail and manufacturing industries. The firm is led by New Jersey-based partner Denise Keyser. Philadelphia-based Shannon D. Farmer leads on many cases, including a precedent-setting University of Pittsburgh case concerning whether or not grad students are considered to be employees with the right to organize. Philadelphia-based Brian Pedrow also prominently deals with transport and other public services, while Salt Lake City–based Steven W. Suflas represents the State of New Jersey in all labor issues.