One of the very few lawyers to have presented a case to the United States Supreme Court, Keven Steinberg's practice areas include complex and multi-party litigation in State and Federal Court involving labor and employment, casualty, torts and business actions. His litigation experience includes mediations, arbitrations and trials and presenting cases or arguments to the United Stated Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and California Court of Appeals.
In Mr. Steinberg's employment law practice he represents clients in matters involving claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle blower, state and federal wage and hour matters, PAGA claims, WARN Act violations, trade secret violations, and unfair competition. Non-litigation representation includes employment handbook preparation, employee audits, employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, workplace restriction agreements, and separation agreements.
In his casualty practice, Mr. Steinberg has defended against numerous product manufacturing and distribution exposures, including those relating to complex and highly-engineered products. He has also litigated cases involving a wide variety of premise liability exposures (industrial, commercial and residential) and construction claims.
Mr. Steinberg’s defense of tort claims range from high profile defamation actions, business interference claims, fraud, unfair business practices and significant personal injury cases.
Mr. Steinberg also handles business transactional matters including legal counseling to business entities relating to business and partnership formation and operation, employment practices counseling, drafting and negotiation of business and partnership operation documents, stock and shareholder agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
Additionally, Mr. Steinberg maintains a specialty in aviation law where he represents and provides counsel to airlines, airports, FAR Part 135 operators, pilots and aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities.
Airline experience includes cargo and baggage claims, Sovereign immunities, Warsaw Convention, Montreal Protocol, International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Law issues, Code Sharing issues and personal injury claims
Airport experience includes liability issues and available preventative measures, Design, maintenance and compliance issues, operation terms, conditions and leases, contractual disputes, governmental immunities, noise and use regulations and restrictions, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrative proceedings and investigations, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) administrative proceedings and investigations, Air Traffic Control (ATC) duties, obligations and liabilities and property damage claims.
General Aviation experience includes fixed wing aircraft and helicopters, Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 135 operations, flight schools, agricultural and maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities.