Lee C. Durivage: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Lee C. Durivage

Lee C. Durivage is an associate with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. His practice revolves around the following areas of law: employment law-employer, labor law, environmental law, and toxic torts.
Phone(215) 575-2584

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law - Employer
  • Labor Law
  • School Leaders Liability
  • Public Entity and Civil Rights Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Environmental Law
University Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, B.S., Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Political Science, 2004
Law SchoolWidener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, J.D., cum laude, 2007 Business Organizations Law Certificate, With Honors, Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society, Member, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Articles Editor
Admitted2007, Pennsylvania; 2007, New Jersey; 2007, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

•Pennsylvania Bar Association

•Philadelphia Bar Association


Lee is a member of the Employment Law Practice Group and represents employers in the full spectrum of discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, including claims pursuant to Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FMLA, whistleblower, housing discrimination and related tort claims. He is experienced in handling wage and hour lawsuits, including class and collective actions, pursuant to the FLSA, the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law.

Lee serves as lead counsel for clients from a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, restaurant and hospitality, education, real estate development, health care and non-profit organizations. He has served as lead counsel in a number of employment litigation matters in federal court and state court, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations. Additionally, Lee advises clients on how to avoid employment disputes altogether by counseling them on compliance with federal, state and local laws with respect to hiring, discipline, medical leave and terminations, as well as conducting workplace investigations and creating and updating employment policies and procedures to proactively manage employee relations. In 2004, Lee graduated from Syracuse University with a double major in Communications & Rhetorical Studies and Political Science. Following graduation, he attended Widener University School of Law, receiving his juris doctor, cum laude, in 2007 and was awarded a Business Organization Law Certificate, with honors.

During his time in law school, Lee served as an administrative board member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and as a member of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society. He joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as a Summer Associate in May 2006 and continued to work with the firm during his final year of law school. Following graduation, Lee returned to the firm as an associate in August 2007.

In addition to his employment practice, Lee has experience litigating environmental, toxic tort and professional liability matters. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer: Rising Star by Philadelphia Magazine in the area of Employment Litigation: Defense in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the top-up-and-coming lawyers in Pennsylvania. Only 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania attorneys receive this honor each year.

Classes/Seminars Taught

EPL Training, Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, co-presenter, June 26, 2014

Social Media & Cyber Breaches: the Internet's Impact on Your Business, The Graham Company, co-presenter, May 2014

Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2012-2014

Year Joined Organization: 2006

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Office Information

Lee C. Durivage

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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