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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)

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Human Resource Association of Broward County

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August 15, 2018
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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
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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

May 10, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Sponsors DMEC Conference; Attorneys Showcase workthruIT's® Enhanced Leave-Related Capabilities

May 10, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 10, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, was proud to be a Partner Level Sponsor at last week’s Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference, an annual event geared towards providing employers with the latest strategies and... Read More

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September 8, 2016

Updated EEOC Retaliation Guidance Suggests Scrutiny for Internal Investigation Practices

September 8, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes an expansive position on protection given to persons who make internal complaints about discrimination in bad faith in updated guidance on retaliation law. Under a retaliation theory, individuals have legal redress if an employer takes a material adverse action against an individual... Read More

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Are You Interfering With FMLA Rights If You Offer The Option to Work During Leave?
April 30, 2018

Employees who take leave to care for a family member often have the ability to continue working during their leave if the caretaking obligations do not consume all of their time.  If the employee asks to work limited hours while taking time off to care for a family member that is generally treated as a...… Read More

Donations Not Accepted – ADA Does Not Require Continued Use of Leave Donation Program
March 14, 2018

Many employers have programs allowing employees to donate their own time off to another employee with serious medical or family issues.  A dilemma often faced by employers with these policies is whether continued use of such donated time means the employee is not performing the essential function of attendance.  On the one hand, the em Read More

Alabama Court Decides an Individual with a Partially Amputated Foot is not Disabled Under the ADA
January 30, 2018

The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) made a number of significant changes to the definition of “disability.” Much of the change had to do with making it easier for an individual to establish that he or she has a disability within the meaning of the statute.  As a result employers have been accepting many...… Read More