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Stephanie J. Peet

Principal
Philadelphia

P 267-319-7818 F 215-399-2249
Stephanie.Peet@jacksonlewis.com

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Stephanie J. Peet

Biography

Stephanie J. Peet is a Principal 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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Professional Associations and Activities

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

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]