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. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment (2013-2022, 2024)

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Florida Restaurant Association
  • SHRM HR Tampa, Director of Legislative Affairs (2012)
    • President (2011)
  • Cristo Rey Tampa High School, Governance Committee

About Me

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.

News & Analysis

Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

  • “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

Practice Emphasis

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


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 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1998
  • Wisconsin, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Wisconsin
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