Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris

Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Biography

Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris is a Principal and the Co-Leader of the firm's Class Actions and Complex Litigation practice group. Her practice focuses exclusively on the representation of employers at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts facing class and collective actions as well as claims of discrimination, retaliation or whistleblowing activity on an individual basis. She also appears regularly before administrative judges and agencies.

Ms. Adler-Paindiris has conducted over a dozen trials before juries and judges in state and federal courts. In addition, Ms. Adler has participated in arbitrations and administrative hearings before the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings as well as AAA and FINRA. Ms. Adler-Paindiris has successfully defended appeals before four Courts of Appeals and has been admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Adler-Paindiris also provides on-going legal support and counsel on a daily basis for many of her clients. She routinely provides training to managers and supervisors in all areas of employment law, including but not limited to, supervisory training, sexual and racial harassment prevention, disciplinary practice, documentation policies, safety and disability management.

Ms. Adler-Paindiris is also the Co-Leader of Jackson Lewis’ Women’s Interest Network or “WIN” working with the firm’s women attorneys and clients to increase diversity and inclusion efforts both internally and with our clients.

Ms. Adler-Paindiris is active in her community supporting a number of organizations related to her five children. She is also passionate about volunteering her time and services to the Wounded Warrior Project and other organizations.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Congregation of Reform Judaism Volunteer
•Wounded Warrior Project
•Lake Whitney Elementary School

In the News

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

May 30, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation...

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm...

Publications

February 26, 2019

Class Action Trends Report Winter 2019

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Are You My Employee? - Distinguishing independent contractors and employees Prevention Pointer - Is an “independent contract” enough?...

January 28, 2019

Employer Use of Criminal Records of Applicants Limited in U.S. Virgin Islands

All public and private employers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, regardless of size, are barred from asking applicants to disclose information on an arrest that did not result in a conviction or in which the conviction was dismissed or sealed. Act No. 8134, which amends Title 24 of the Virgin Islands Code Chapter 17, broadly prohibits...

December 12, 2018

Class Action Trends Report Fall 2018

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Are you my employer? A patchwork of tests Only in California Prevention pointer Other class action developments

Webinars

Should We Catch the Wave? Practical Considerations After the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Class Action Waivers

When May 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

When March 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

When February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Blogs

Employment Class and Collective Actions
Illinois BIPA Defendants May Soon Be Getting Relief
March 28, 2019

Many businesses currently are defending a wave of class action lawsuits filed under the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, popularly known as “BIPA” ). The floodgates to litigation were opened earlier this year when the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that individuals need not allege actual injury or adverse effect, beyond a viola

By Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris , David R. Golder and Eric Magnus

Employment Class and Collective Actions
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Zappos Data Breach Litigation to Proceed
March 26, 2019

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a petition for a writ of certiorari by Zappos requesting the Court to review a Ninth Circuit Court decision which allowed customers affected by a data breach to proceed with a lawsuit on grounds of vulnerability to fraud and identity theft.

By Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris , David R. Golder and Eric Magnus

Employment Class and Collective Actions
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) Is Not Subject to Equitable Tolling
February 27, 2019

In a decision important to class action practice, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f), which establishes a 14-day deadline to seek permission to appeal an order granting or denying class certification, is not subject to equitable tolling. Nutraceutical Corp. v. Lambert, No. 17-1094 (Feb. 26, 2019).

By Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris , David R. Golder and Eric Magnus

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hospitality
  • Retail and Consumer Goods
  • Healthcare

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
407-246-8409  Phone
(407) 246-8441  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Syracuse University, B.S., 1990
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
2002, Virgin Islands; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Virgin Islands; 2001, Florida; 1994, New York; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 2010, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•Academy of Florida Management Attorneys Member
•American Bar Association
•Association of Corporate Counsel for Central Florida
•Federal Bar Association
•National Association of Women Lawyers Member
•The Florida Bar
•Virgin Islands Bar Association

Birth Information:
1968
ISLN:
910345727

Peer Reviews

4.1/5.0 (2 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.2/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.2/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.2/5.0

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