Attorney at Law
Arlene Switzer Steinfield is senior counsel in Dykema Gossett PLLC’s Labor and Employment Practice, and is based in Dallas, TX. With more than 35 years of experience in representing management in labor and employment law, Ms. Steinfield litigates employment discrimination cases and workplace disputes in state and federal court, conducts employment law compliance training, counsels employers on preventative compliance strategies, and appears frequently on behalf of employers before numerous administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board.
Ms. Steinfield’s proactive approach to employee relations enables her clients to address employee disputes effectively. What distinguishes Ms. Steinfield is her ability to devise creative and practical strategies for resolving personnel disputes with minimal disruption to the employer’s operations.
Ms. Steinfield represents clients from a wide range of industries, including retail, law firms and other professional service firms, financial services, oil and gas, health care practice groups and hospitals, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, consumer products, real estate development, manufacturing, restaurants, hospitality, trucking, private schools, and recycling facilities. She also serves as an independent investigator of internal workplace harassment and discrimination complaints and suspected misconduct. She represents employers in arbitrations in both union and non-union settings. She is a trained mediator whose mediation practice emphasizes labor and employment law disputes. Ms. Steinfield is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.