Meyer Stephenson: Meet The Attorneys
Robert is co-founder of Meyer Stephenson, an employment law firm based in Portland, Oregon, representing employees in all state and federal courts in Oregon. Robert has over a decade of employment litigation experience. He has served as lead trial attorney in over 20 jury trials. Prior to starting his own practice representing employees, Robert practiced employment law at Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest employment-focused law firms in the country.
Since 2013, Robert has devoted his practice to pursuing employment law claims on behalf of employees. Robert has successfully represented Oregon employees in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court.
Robert received his B.A. in English from U.C. Berkeley in 1998 and his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2004. Robert has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2005 and the Oregon State Bar since 2008. Robert is admitted to the Oregon District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Robert has presented on employment law topics to lawyers at the Oregon State Bar Employment Law Section and the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. Robert co-authored the chapter on employment law in the Oregon State Bar Barbooks, Alternative Dispute Resolution practice guide.
Robert’s community activities include serving on the board of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger, an organization that has raised over $2.5 million to support hunger relief efforts by the Oregon Food Bank. Robert also serves as a mentor for new members of the Oregon State Bar through its mentorship program.
Robert lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two children. When he’s not working, Robert spends most of his time driving his children to their various events. He also enjoys running, snowboarding, and visiting the Oregon coast with his family.
Sharia Mayfield’s passion for anti-discrimination work stems from her desire to ensure vulnerable voices are heard. As an Arab-American Muslim and daughter of an immigrant mother, Sharia believes that equity begins with fair earning potential for all.
Sharia Mayfield, born and raised in Oregon, has a BA in creative writing from Stanford and a JD from Georgetown. She worked for two years as an intelligence and national security advisor to US Senator Ron Wyden before joining the Oregon Department of Justice as a lawyer in both the Trial And Appellate divisions for nearly two years. Switching to the private sector, she realized her passion for workers’ rights. Sharia also teaches privacy law at Willamette Law, has run for office, and enjoys sauntering around in her free time.
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