Steven Siegler is a partner at KI Legal in the Litigation Department. An experienced litigator and advisor focusing on employment law and business law, he has represented hundreds of clients from hourly employees to Chief Executive Officers and business owners. This breadth of experience gives him a unique understanding of issues that business owners, shareholders, partners, executives and key employees face, and the strategies needed to get his clients the best possible results.
A strong believer in preventing legal issues from arising in the first place, to this end, Steven works tirelessly for his New York and New Jersey clients with employment law needs, designing customized and cost-effective compliance strategies. This includes tailored handbooks, policies and procedures manuals, training programs, workplace investigations and responses to agency audits. If litigation becomes necessary, he has the trial experience and understanding to mount a vigorous defense. For entrepreneurs, start-ups and business owners, Steven provides honest and effective legal advice, compliance strategies and contract preparation, with a view toward maximizing business gains and minimizing future disputes. He also protects and asserts the rights of business owners in non-competition, trade secret, and business defamation claims.
Steven is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was Supervising Editor of the Cardozo Law Review and won the graduating class award for Best Civil Advocacy Writing. After law school, he clerked for the Hon. Paul F. Chaiet, J.S.C., a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Monmouth County, where Steven was born and raised. Eventually, he moved into private practice where he worked with some of New York’s and New Jersey’s finest employment and business dispute lawyers before opening and managing his own law firm in Princeton, NJ. In 2018, Steven became a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious group of trial lawyers whose membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fast forward today, he is proud and happy to be part of KI Legal’s growing employment and business law litigation practice.