Volume 32 - Issue 2

An Interview with Professor Stephen Befort

Professor Stephen F. Befort is the Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty, and Bennett Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. He practiced in the labor and employment field extensively before joining the University of Minnesota Law School faculty in 1982, and he continues to serve as a frequent arbitrator of labor and employment disputes. Professor Befort is a widely published scholar in the field of labor and employment law, having authored more than 40 articles and eight books, including INVISIBLE HANDS, INVISIBLE OBJECTIVES: BRINGING WORKPLACE LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY INTO FOCUS (with John Budd, 2009). He has served as Co-Editor of the ABA Journal on Labor and Employment Law, Chair of the American Branch of the International Society for Labor and Social Security Law, Chair of the Labor Law Group, and as a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators Board of Governors.

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