Attorneys


Stephan Voudris, Esq.

Steve Voudris is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law who focuses his practice on representing employees who have been wrongfully terminated, suffered discrimination in the workplace, or have not been paid their overtime wages, tips or any wages for any unpaid time (such as for training or for working through lunch).  He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin Law School and Miami University.  He spent the first six years of his legal career at the Cleveland office of Jones Day, one of the largest law firms in the world, and the next fourteen years in Miami, Florida at Jorden Burt LLP, a Washington, D.C. based law firm. After returning home to Ohio in 2011, his focus as a plaintiff's contingency fee attorney is to obtain justice for his clients by ensuring that they are treated fairly by their employers.  Steve is licensed to practice law both in Ohio and Florida.

Steve has represented numerous clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and has been involved in dozens of complex litigation and class action lawsuits across the country.  His extensive appellate practice includes participating in appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts in Ohio, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama, Texas, and West Virginia.

Steve is deeply involved in community service.  He is currently the head coach of Kenston High School’s Speech and Debate Team and a committee member of Boy Scout Troop 102.  Steve also judges at local mock trial tournaments.  Additionally, he was the Treasurer and a Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 102 and has coached his children's soccer, baseball, softball and basketball teams. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Marotta Montessori Schools of Cleveland.  His volunteer work at his children's schools has included working at the school store and reading to their classes.  To give back to the legal community, he serves as a mentor to new lawyers and volunteers as a mediator.  Additionally, Steve has served as a committee member of local bar associations.


Brad Levine, Esq.

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Brad Levine joined Voudris Law in 2014 as an associate.  He was recently selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers Ohio Rising Stars list, which is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.  Only 2.5% of attorneys in Ohio receive this distinction.  He is a 2012 graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law, where he earned a Certificate in Labor & Employment Law.  He also graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ithaca College, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Communications and a Minor in Writing. While in law school, Brad won the Charles W. Fornoff Moot Court competition and served as a teaching assistant for Civil Procedure.  Brad also clerked for Judge Stuart Friedman in the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.

In addition to his legal practice, Brad previously worked as an account executive for American School Pictures, an Ohio high school photo yearbook publisher.  Brad then joined Questex Media Group in Manhattan as an advertising sales executive.  As an attorney, Brad often applies his experience as an employee in the corporate environment to connect with the needs and concerns of his clients. Brad is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and he is admitted to practice in the state courts of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.  He is also a member of the Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court.



Christopher Sams, Esq.

Christopher Sams joined Voudris Law in 2014 as a law clerk and worked there throughout his third year of law school. He became an associate in the Fall of 2015 after his graduation from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  He previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The Ohio State University.  Christopher attended law school as a Spangenberg Law Scholar, earning a full tuition scholarship, and he has clerked for Judge Michael Donnelly at the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.

Christopher has worked as an instructor for the Law and Leadership Institute, where he taught underserved high school students from the Cleveland area about the law and prepared them to reach and succeed at the college level and beyond.  Chris is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and he is admitted to practice in the state courts of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.  He is also a member of the Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court.

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