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Andrew D. La Fiura

Principal
Philadelphia

P 267-319-7809
F 215-399-2249
Andrew.LaFiura@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Andrew D. La Fiura is a Principal in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 10 years of experience as an employment law litigator.

Mr. La Fiura represents clients involved in all types of employment actions in state and federal court and routinely handles administrative matters in front of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (“PHRC”).  In addition, Mr. La Fiura regularly represents clients in New Jersey state and federal court actions. 

Some of Mr. La Fiura’s recent litigation success includes:

  • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of national department store in age discrimination case;
  • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of national auto parts retailer in federal litigation involving claims of ethnicity and race discrimination;
  • Obtaining total dismissal of federal litigation against national retailer alleging wrongful termination based on an employee’s criminal history;
  • Obtaining dismissal of invasion of privacy claims in federal case relating to employee’s termination for refusal to take a drug test;
  • Enforcing arbitration agreements in federal court on behalf of national retail clients.

Mr. La Fiura also devotes a significant portion of his practice to training managers and supervisors on litigation avoidance, focusing on how to comply with applicable laws and regulations, avoid workplace disputes, resolve employee relations problems, and satisfy legitimate employee expectations.

Honors and Recognitions

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August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

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July 5, 2016

Philadelphia Ordinance Restricting Credit Checks on Job Applicants, Employees Effective July 7

July 5, 2016

Effective July 7, 2016, a new City of Philadelphia ordinance will restrict the use of credit checks and credit-related information. With certain exemptions, the ordinance prohibits covered employers in Philadelphia from discriminating against job applicants and employees because of negative credit history. Philadelphia Mayor Jim... Read More