Knowledgeable. Experienced. Effective.


Dane Steffenson has authored a substantial number of publications, presentations and webinars on employment law topics. DANE LAW LLC provides experienced and knowledgeable representation for wide range of employment law matters.

Books & Book Chapters

  • Midwinter Report, The Fair Labor Standards Act, Chapter Editor and Contributor, 2013-present
  • FLSA Law Clerk Training Material, Federal Judicial Center, Co-Author, 2017
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act, Associate Editor, Third Edition, Bloomberg BNA, 2017
  • Employee Benefits Law, Contributing Editor, Bloomberg BNA, 2008-2011

Presentations & Webinars

Challenges Created by Remote Work: Compliance and Best Practices

March 18, 2021

Biden Pick for WHD Signals Classification, Enforcement Push

Law360 Employment Authority

June 8, 2021

Georgia Prohibits State-Implemented COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Programs and Restricts Disclosure of Individuals’ Vaccination Status


June 1, 2021

Key Takeaways from the EEOC’s Updated Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations, Incentives


June 1, 2021

DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Regulations, Meaning More Uncertainty for Employers


May 14, 2021


Marty Walsh’s Gig Worker Decision: Is Legal War Worth the Risk?

Bloomberg Law

May 6, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Wage and Hour Developments During the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration


May 4, 2021

Department of Labor Proposes to Roll Back Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Rules


March 11, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Wage and Hour Developments During the First Month of the Biden Administration


February 22, 2021

Complying with Minimum-Wage Laws in 2021

SHRM Online

February 12, 2021

DOL Ends Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program for Employers


February 1, 2021

DOL Opens the Door for Staffing Firms to Exempt Workers from Overtime as “Retail or Service Establishments”


January 20, 2021

DOL Simplifies Independent Contractor Analysis in Final Rule


January 7, 2021


DOL Issues Final Rule on Handling Tips and Eliminating the 80/20 Rule


December 23, 2020

DOL Addresses Independent Contractor Issue

MHL News

October 17, 2020

How DOL Proposal Changes Independent Contractor Analysis


September 28, 2020

DOL Releases Proposed Regulation on Independent Contracting


September 22, 2020

Georgia Law Shields Businesses from COVID-19 Liability


August 10, 2020

NY Judge Spurs Regulatory Vacuum, Confusion on Paid Leave

Bloomberg Law

August 5, 2020

Virus Link to ‘Double Damages’ Rollback Skewered by Obama Alums

Bloomberg Law

June 26, 2020

Are You Ready to Reopen Your Office Building? CDC Says Not So Fast!


June 2, 2020

OSHA Clarifies Safety Requirements for the Construction Industry and Those Performing Work in Occupied Homes During COVID-19


June 1, 2020

OSHA Issues Updated COVID-19 Interim Enforcement Response Plan


May 22, 2020

DOL Revised Section 7(i) Exemption Regulations: Is Your Company a Retail or Service Establishment?


May 19, 2020

DOL expands FLSA overtime exemption for commissioned retail, service workers

HR Dive

May 19, 2020

Unpacking Exposure Risks for Meat and Poultry Processors: New OSHA/CDC Guidance


April 28, 2020

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Interim Enforcement Response Plan


April 14, 2020

OSHA Boosts Heat Hazard Enforcement Despite Court Setback

Bloomberg Environment

February 3, 2020

New Joint Employer Rule Hinges on Reception in Court

Bloomberg Law

January 13, 2020

2020 Year in Review and What to Expect in 2021

Atlanta, GA

January 27, 2021

COVID-19’s Impact on Wage and Hour Practices

Practicing Law Institute Webinar

January 26, 2021

Legislative Update

World Wide Employee Benefits Network

November 19, 2020

You’re Not Alone: Answers for Southeastern Employers Operating in the New Norm

October 27, 2020

You’re Not Alone: Answers for GA Employers Operating in the New Norm

SHRM Webinar

August 18, 2020

Avoiding Wage and Hour Landmines in the Age of COVID-19

ComplianceHR Webinar

June 2020

COVID-19 and OSHA Compliance

Client Webinar

May 2020

Reopening the Economy: COVID-19 Questions Answered

April 30, 2020

Making Key Employment Decisions in These Tumultuous Times: Common Employer Questions Asked and Answered About COVID-19

Client Webinar

March 2020

When the DOL Comes Knocking: Handling Wage and Hour Investigations and Litigation

ComplianceHR Webinar

March 2020

Government Investigations and Audits of Employee Benefit Plans

American Bar Association (ABA), Employee Benefits Committee

February 2020

Wage and Hour Update

Georgia State Bar

December 2019

Independent Contractors

American Bar Association (ABA), Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee (FLSL)

February 2019

Mediation Strategies

ABA, Labor & Employment Section’s National Conference

November 2018

FLSA Training Video for all Federal Law Clerks

Federal Judicial Center

April 2018

Discovery in Wage Hour Class Actions

ABA, Labor & Employment Section’s National Conference

November 2017

FLSA Update

National Employment Lawyers Association

September 2017

Misclassification Training for Health Care

Wage Hour Division, U.S. Dept. of Labor


ERISA Basics

ABA, Joint Committee on Employee Benefits


Front Line Insight from DOL

ABA, FLSL Committee

February 2017


For effective advice with a broad range of employment and business law issues, call the firm’s Atlanta office at 404-919-9719 or fill out the online contact form to make an appointment.