Stephanie J. Peet: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Stephanie J. Peet

Shareholder
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone267-319-7818

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Wage and Hour
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Retail
 
University Franklin and Marshall College, B.S., cum laude, 2000
 
Law SchoolTemple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2003
 
Admitted2003, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 2001, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2009, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association

 
Biography

Stephanie J. Peet is a Shareholder in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She regularly represents management in employment discrimination and wage and hour cases filed in both federal and state courts, as well as equal employment opportunity and labor relations matters pending before federal and state agencies.

Ms. Peet also counsels employers on various employee relations matters such as Family and Medical Leave Act compliance, reductions in force, wage and hour compliance, hiring, discharge and disciplinary practices, drafting and enforcing employment agreements, including non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants, and creating employee relations policies and procedures.

Ms. Peet provides training to clients and their employees on a wide variety of employment-related topics such as diversity, hiring, discipline and discharge, anti-harassment, Family and Medical Leave Act compliance, and wage and hour compliance. Ms. Peet is results-driven and employs a highly individualized and strategic approach to handling litigation with an emphasis on her clients' business and legal objectives. Some of her representations include:
•Obtaining defense verdict for an HR services company in a lawsuit alleging pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination and violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act
•Obtaining dismissal of an age discrimination claim for a national health care company
•Obtaining dismissal of a race discrimination claim for a large hospital system
•Obtaining denial of conditional certification in a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action for a national retirement community

Devoted to giving back to her community, Ms. Peet is a Board of Director for Developmental Enterprises Corporation (“DEC”), a non-profit organization located in Norristown, Pennsylvania, that is committed to helping individuals with developmental disabilities.

While at Franklin & Marshall College, Ms. Peet was Class President and a member of Black Pyramid Senior Honor Society and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society. During law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and served as an Editorial Board Member for Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review.

Honors and Recognitions

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Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Developmental Enterprises Corporation, Board of Directors

Published Works

• Employers are Stung with a Hefty Price When Employees Suffer an Identity Theft,” Supervision; July 2008 edition; Volume 69, number 7. [Author]

Publications

May 1, 2015

Inquiries about Employee's Nationality, Use of Spanish Not Unlawful in Circumstances, Federal Court Rules

May 1, 2015

In responding to staff complaints of a manager's conduct, pertinent questions posed by the employer about the manager's nationality and use of Spanish in the workplace did not establish a prima facie case of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has held. Paradoa v....

February 17, 2015

Philadelphia Mandatory Sick Leave Law Effective May 13

February 17, 2015

Philadelphia has become the seventeenth city in the United States to require that employers provide paid sick leave to their employees. The law, signed by Mayor Michael Nutter on February 12, 2015, applies to Philadelphia businesses with at least 10 employees. Employers who already provide employees with paid leave that meets the minimum...

September 15, 2014

Delaware Mandates Pregnancy Accommodations

September 15, 2014

Delaware Governor Jack A. Markell (D) has signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, S.B. 212, extending workplace protections afforded to pregnant employees, and employees who have recently given birth, to include requiring employers provide reasonable accommodations to such employees. The new law, signed on September 9,...

 
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Inquiries about Employee’s Nationality, Use of Spanish Not Unlawful in Circumstances, Federal Court Rules
Jordan M. Ellis,Stephanie J. Peet, May 14, 2015
In responding to staff complaints of a manager’s conduct, pertinent questions posed by the employer about the manager’s nationality and use of Spanish in the workplace did not establish a prima facie case of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court...

Philadelphia Mandatory Sick Leave Law Effective May 13
Jordan M. Ellis,Stephanie J. Peet, March 30, 2015
Philadelphia has become the seventeenth city in the United States to require that employers provide paid sick leave to their employees. The law, signed by Mayor Michael Nutter on February 12, 2015, applies to Philadelphia businesses with at least 10 employees. Employers who already provide...

Delaware Mandates Pregnancy Accommodations
Katharine Thomas Batista,Stephanie J. Peet, September 19, 2014
Delaware Governor Jack A. Markell (D) has signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, S.B. 212, extending workplace protections afforded to pregnant employees, and employees who have recently given birth, to include requiring employers provide reasonable accommodations to such employees.
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Stephanie J. Peet

1601 Cherry Street, Suite 1350
PhiladelphiaPA 19102




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