Steve focuses his practice in the areas of labor relations, union avoidance consulting and campaigns, NLRB litigation and employee relations counseling. He is also the Co-Chair of the firm's labor relations practice group.

Before joining Constangy, Steve was a partner in the law firm of Shook, Hardy and Bacon.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America© (2013-2018)

  • Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys in the United States by Labor Relations Institute, Inc. 

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Chapter Attorney - Heart of America Chapter - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

News & Analysis

Client Presentations & Firm Publications

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

Practice Emphasis

  • Traditional Labor Law
  • Union Avoidance Consulting and Campaigns
  • NLRB Litigation
  • Employee Relations Counseling
  • Wage and Hour Compliance


Washburn University

  • J.D., with honors, 1985

Kansas State University

  • B.S., Social Science, 1981
  • Dean's List; Academic All Big 8 Football Team  

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Missouri, 1985
  • Kansas, 1986
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