Susan Steward is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. She counsels and represents for-profit and nonprofit companies, governmental entities, and trade associations in state and federal courts and before administrative judges and agencies in all employment-related matters, including defending against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Susan also defends employers in class action wage and hour lawsuits. She also drafts employment-related contracts and agreements and conducts large scale workplace investigation. Susan has extensive experience advising and representing regional and national staffing agencies in all aspects of employment law.
Before working as an attorney, Susan spent over a decade in management, serving as a Regional Director of Operations and in Human Resources in the healthcare industry. This experience, coupled with Susan’s MBA, allows her to give employers not only legal advice but also practical advice and counsel about human resources and employee relations issues.