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Stephen D. Lanterman

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Steve Lanterman is a partner with the Sloan Law Firm, having joined with the firm in 1998. Steve presently leads the firm’s Employment and Civil Litigation divisions, counseling both individuals and businesses on matters regarding employment and civil rights laws, including Federal and State issues on employment contracts and non-compete clauses, discrimination and retaliation claims, time off and leave requests, and payment of wages. Steve also works closely with the Firm’s business clients to draft and update policy manuals and employee handbooks in order to stay current with the nuances of employment law and the changing business workforce.

In his role as a litigation attorney, Steve has been lead attorney and litigated numerous cases throughout the United States in both Federal and State Court. Steve has tried cases to successful verdict on matters involving employment claims, civil rights claims, personal injury, real estate and business matters.

Steve also represents a number of local governmental entities, including Fire Districts, Townships, Water Districts, and Improvement Districts in Northeast Kansas, where he serves as attorney and legal counsel for the Boards.

Practice Areas

    • Employment Law & Litigation
    • Civil Litigation
    • Appellate Practice
    • Business, Commercial Law & Litigation
    • Real Estate Transactions & Litigation
    • Governmental Law


    • Washburn School of Law, J.D., 1998
    • Bethany College, B.A., 1995


    • Kansas
    • Nebraska
    • Missouri
    • United States District Court, District of Kansas
    • United States District Court, District of Nebraska
    • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri
    • United States District Court, District of Colorado
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Professional Activities

    • Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Topeka Bar Association
    • Kansas Bar Association

Publications and Public Speaking

    • Fundamentals of Employment Law Seminar. Sterling Education Services, Inc., Topeka, Kansas, February 16, 2011