Ronald J. Stolkin

Senior Counsel

Ronald J. Stolkin focuses on counseling management on personnel practices, employee discipline, and labor relations. He has represented clients in a broad range of employment-related issues before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Arizona Civil Rights Division, the Department of Education, and other federal and state regulatory agencies.

Ron provides preventative counseling and defends employers in litigation alleging employment discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and other employment matters. He advises on a variety of employment issues, including employment handbooks and personnel policies, substance abuse and testing, wage and hour, sexual harassment, employee disability, and leaves of absence.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Member and Past Chairman, Labor and Employment Section, State Bar of Arizona

Recognition & Accomplishments

AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

The Best Lawyers in America, employment law - management and labor law - management, 1989-2023; "Lawyer of the Year," Labor Law - Management (Phoenix), 2011 and Employment Law - Management (Phoenix), 2014

Chambers USA, labor & employment litigation (Arizona), 2004-2022

Named a Southwest Super Lawyer, employment and labor, 2007-2017



University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., 1970)

University of Arizona (B.A., 1967)



U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court