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Tasos C. Paindiris

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Orlando

P 407-246-8440
F 407-246-8441
Tasos.Paindiris@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Tasos C. Paindiris is a Principal in the Orlando and Miami, Florida, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. In addition, he serves as the Orlando office’s Litigation Manager. His practice concentrates on litigation and advising clients in many different areas of workplace law.

Mr. Paindiris's experience includes representing clients in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, the state and federal Departments of Labor, state and local human rights agencies, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Mr. Paindiris assists employers in complying with the challenging array of federal and state laws that protect injured and ill employees, the most notable being the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He works closely with employers to provide compliance advice and develop programs for disability, leave and absence management. 

Mr. Paindiris is also an experienced litigator and has successfully litigated cases, including class and collective actions throughout the country, alleging wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, discrimination, violation of the FMLA and ADA, whistleblower retaliation and other employment related claims. He also assists government contractors in developing affirmative action programs (AAPs) and he represents contractors in compliance reviews by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

Finally, Mr. Paindiris is a frequent speaker on a variety of workplace law topics and has experience developing custom training programs on workplace law issues for a variety of industries.

Selected Published Decisions

  • Dwyer v. Ethan Allen Retail Inc., No. 08-10005, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 8004 (11th Cir. Apr. 15, 2009)
  • Ross v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., No. 05-4138, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 5695 (2d Cir. Mar. 3, 2006)
  • Naiden v. Ecolab, Inc., 04-2422, 125 Fed. Appx. 368 (2d Cir. 2005)
  • Davis v. Pilot Corp. of Am., No. 3:01CV2204 (DJS), 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15900 (D. Conn. Aug. 1, 2005).
  • Richards v. Computer Scis. Corp., No. 3-03-CV-00630 (DJS), 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19637 (D. Conn. Sept. 28, 2004)
  • Ruzika v. Cmty. Sys., NO. 3:03-CV-1416 (EBB), 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26780 (D. Conn. Sept. 9, 2004)
  • Abbate v. Cendant Mobility Servs. Corp., CASE NO. 3:03CV1858 (DJS), 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11546 (D. Conn. June 23, 2004)
  • Rivera v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co., No. 02-7268, 52 Fed. Appx. 551 (2d Cir. Dec. 16, 2002)
  • Firgeleski v. Hubbell, Inc., No. 3-97-cv-1180 (WWE), 63 F. Supp. 2d 195 (D. Conn. 1999)
  • Kalanquin v. Heublein, Inc., 3:97CV1990 (EBB), 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11798 (D. Conn. June 21, 1999)
  • Treuting v. Massachusetts Mut. Life Ins. Co., No. 3:96cv1542 (AHN), 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5370 (D. Conn. Apr. 7, 1999)

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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Human Resource Association of Broward County

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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

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

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... Read More

June 6, 2018
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Tasos Paindiris Discusses Best Practices for EEOC, DOL and NLRB Compliance

June 6, 2018

Tasos Paindiris discusses how employers can handle various challenges from the three federal agencies that most impact the labor and compliance environment in "Check-In: EEOC, DOL and NLRB Compliance," published by Wolters Kluwer.   Read More

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Employer’s Additional Notice Requirement for Requesting FMLA Leave Dooms Attempt to Dismiss Employee’s Interference Claims
August 6, 2019

Employees who take FMLA leave may be required to comply with the employer’s usual and customary notice and procedural requirements for requesting leave. Read More

What Did She Say? Dispute Over Content of Voicemails Requires Jury Trial on FMLA Claims
February 13, 2019

An employee seeking the protection of FMLA leave must give adequate and timely notice of the need for leave.  In situations where the leave is due to a qualifying reason for which the employer previously provided the employee FMLA leave, the employee must specifically reference either the qualifying reason for leave or the need for...& Read More

Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Claim Website Violates ADA Where It Does Not Impede Ability to Access Physical Location of the Business
October 15, 2018

With the rise in lawsuits under Title III of the ADA regarding accessibility of websites, Courts have been framing how such claims fit into the law’s requirements for accessibility at places of public accommodation.  The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently provided additional clarification in Gomez v. Read More