100 North Tampa Street
Suite 3350
Tampa, Florida 33602-5832T: 813.223.7166

Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis

  • Defense of Employment Litigation Claims
  • Labor
  • Policy analysis and employment law training
  • Workers’ Compensation Consulting

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida, Wisconsin, 1998
  • United States District Courts for Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1998
  • United States District Courts for Northern, Middle and Southern District of Florida, 2001


Marquette University Law School

  • J.D., 1998
  • Martin J. Greenberg Award

Marquette University

  • B.A., Psychology, 1995 (History Minor)
  • Phi Delta Theta, Honors Society in History 


David P. Steffen

“I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.” 

--Vince Lombardi

David P. Steffen has represented clients in both state and federal courts, before the Florida Commission on Human Relations, the EEOC, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, and the NLRB. He has also advised clients on ways to manage their Workers’ Compensation claims and how to properly enforce employment policies. David regularly assists clients on preemptive strategies to limit their future exposure. Before joining Constangy, David was with the law firm of Granger, Santry & Heath, P.A., Tallahassee, Florida. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers® 2013-2018

Professional Activities/Associations

  • Florida Restaurant Association
  • HR Tampa

Other Personal Background Information and Interests

  • When he is not working, David enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. During his free time, David enjoys playing golf, scuba diving and riding his bike.
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