Barbara G. Stephenson has joined Sutin, Thayer & Browne as the firm’s newest lawyer. With a focus in employment law, she brings more than 30 years’ experience in representing public and private employers throughout New Mexico. Much of her time is spent in preventive practice; Barbara has extensive experience in working to keep clients out of litigation through training, pre-termination counseling, developing strategies and action plans, and writing, revising, and reviewing employer policies and employee handbooks.
She also performs workplace investigations into allegations of harassment and discrimination and regularly updates her clients in recent case law and regulatory developments as they pertain to employers.
Barbara represents clients before state and federal agencies including the New Mexico Human Rights Bureau, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions. She has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been ranked in Best Lawyers in America since 2001, in Chambers USA since 2002, and in Super Lawyers® since 2007.