Steve L. Hernández is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Barnes & Thornburg. A member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department, Mr. Hernández focuses his practice on traditional labor and employment law. Mr. Hernández has extensive experience litigating class action matters.
Mr. Hernández also brings four years of experience as an attorney with Region 21 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to his practice. While at the NLRB, Mr. Hernández investigated unfair labor practice, litigated unfair labor practice complaints, conducted union representation elections, and presided over NLRB proceedings as a hearing officer.
In the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, Mr. Hernández was recognized for his work in labor and employment litigation.
Mr. Hernández earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School in 2003. While in law school, Mr. Hernández was a member of the La Raza Law Students Association. In 1999, Mr. Hernández graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in legal studies.
Mr. Hernández is fluent in Spanish and is admitted to practice in state courts of California as well as before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California.