Steve Alvarado represents employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. He also has substantial experience representing employers in administrative litigation involving both Cal/OSHA and OSHA. He has advised employers facing willful and serious citations resulting from catastrophic events leading to fatalities with significant penalties. His practice includes investigating significant workplace incidents, managing OSHA inspections, contesting OSHA citations, and defending employers in OSHA enforcement actions. Steve is licensed to practice in California.
Steve has litigation experience in a variety of employment-related matters in both state and federal courts, arbitration forums, in addition to experience in state and federal administrative agencies such as the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and others. Steve represents and counsels employers on various employment-related matters, including, but not limited to, discrimination, unlawful harassment, wrongful termination, unfair business practices, wage and hour class and PAGA actions and compliance with COVID-19 related laws and regulations.
In law school, Steve graduated in the top of his class and was an Articles Editor for the Chapman Law Review. He also served as an extern for the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California in Santa Ana.