Steve Ensor is a partner and the leader of the firm’s Labor & Employment Group. Steve has represented employers for over 30 years in all areas of labor and employment law, including complex employment class and collective litigation and traditional labor union matters. Steve has also excelled in leading several client teams, and has been recognized by the firm’s clients for his exceptional client service, his aggressive approach to “win-win” alternative fee arrangements, and his integration of pro bono and community service into the firm-client relationship. As a result of his efforts, Steve has been consistently recognized as a top-tier lawyer in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Georgia Super Lawyers.
- Served as lead litigation counsel for one of the largest financial institutions in the country in its defense of a wage and hour collective action in which the plaintiff-class alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and numerous California state wage and hour laws.
- Represented United Parcel Service, Inc., Aflac, Georgia Pacific Corporation, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and others in dozens of jury and non-jury trials and arbitrations.
- Represented Georgia Pacific Corporation, Durango-Georgia Paper Company, Mebane Packaging Company, The Fox Theatre and others in dozens of union contract negotiations with the Teamsters, the Steelworkers, the IBEW, the IAM, PACE, the IATSE and others.
- Recognized for outstanding client service by American Corporate Counsel magazine’s “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies? 2011 Report,” The National Law Journal, “Bond Between Big Brown and Alston & Bird Runs Deep,” and The Daily Report, “UPS Keeps Close Ties Between Its Atlanta Attorneys.”
Twenty-one Alston & Bird practices have been listed in the 2014 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. These include Antitrust; Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Construction; Corporate/M&A; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Energy; Environment; ERISA Litigation; Government: Government Relations; Healthcare; Immigration; Intellectual Property; International Trade; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial, including White-Collar and Securities Litigation; Outsourcing; Privacy & Data Security; Real Estate; REITs; and Tax.
May 23, 2014
In the News
- Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
- Georgia Super Lawyers – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
- State Bar of Georgia – 1986