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Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris

Principal
Orlando

P 407-246-8409
F 407-246-8441
Stephanie.Adler-Paindiris@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris is a Principal in the Orlando, Florida office of Jackson Lewis P.C. 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.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris
BTI Client Service All-Stars 2017
Chambers USA 2019 - Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

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

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

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

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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

August 12, 2019
Cook County Record

Stephanie Adler-Paindiris Comments on the Recent Uptick in Serial Discrimination Lawsuits

August 12, 2019

Stephanie Adler-Paindiris comments on how employers can head off class actions and eliminate vulnerabilities before they become litigation in "'Good employment hygiene' can ward off serial discrimination lawsuits, attorney says," published by the Cook County Record. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

July 3, 2019
Bloomberg Law

Stephanie Adler-Paindiris Discusses Implications of Employers Challenging Arbitration Rule

July 3, 2019

 Stephanie Adler-Paindiris discusses the implications of whether workers should or should not be notified of their right to file an arbitration claim in "JPMorgan, Facebook Fight Mass Arbitration Legal Strategy," published by Bloomberg Law. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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September 17, 2019

Class Action Trends Report Summer 2019

September 17, 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: California Consumer Privacy Act breaks new ground GDPR set the course State consumer privacy and security laws likely to proliferate... Read More

June 24, 2019

Class Action Trends Report Spring 2019

June 24, 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: Who gets notice of a collective action – and why it matters Arbitration agreements Considerations regarding whether to adopt or continue... Read More

February 26, 2019

Class Action Trends Report Winter 2019

February 26, 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?... Read More

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

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

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Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

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

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Class Action Trends Report Summer 2019
September 18, 2019

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. Read More

The Next Wave? Serial Discrimination Filings from Prior Class Claims
June 26, 2019

Notwithstanding the employers’ victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, which made it clear that arbitration and class action waiver regimes do not violate the National Labor Relations Act, employers are now facing another obstacle: serial arbitration filings. Read More

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 Read More