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Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris


P 407-246-8409 F 407-246-8441


Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris


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.

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

Stephanie 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.

Stephanie 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.

Stephanie 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

  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Employment Law - Management" and "Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2020)
  • BTI Consulting Group, "Client Service All-Star" (2017)
  • Chambers USA, “Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation” (2020)
  • Legal 500 USA, “Recommended Attorney” (2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement" (2019)

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