The Firm is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers and is "AV" rated (Results derived from a lawyer poll or survey), both Mr. Gilkey and Ms. Stephenson are listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the field of employment law and are certified by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization as specialists in employment and labor law, the Firm is ranked as the number one defense firm in the area of labor and employment law in New Mexico in Chambers USA, and Gilkey & Stephenson is the only New Mexico member of Worklaw Network, a national association of select employment and labor law defense attorneys.
Barbara Stephenson has over twenty years of legal experience and, for the last twelve years has worked exclusively in employment law.
has defended several clients in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
("OFCCP") investigations and reviews, and also has handled a variety of other administrative claims faced by employers.
practice currently focuses on employment litigation, defending administrative claims, and counseling clients in personnel issues.
Since 1995, she
has tried several cases on behalf of clients such as CUNA Mutual and Delta Air Lines
Defense verdicts were obtained in all cases.
Ms. Stephenson is also a frequent lecturer on employment law topics.
is listed as a leading employment defense lawyer in New Mexico in Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers, 2003-2004, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the field of employment law (Results derived from a lawyer poll or survey).