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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
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

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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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

Court Finds Standing Requirement for ADA Title III Claim Requires Plaintiff To Have “Concrete and Realistic” Plan to Return to the Hotel
October 8, 2018

A recent Middle District of Florida decision granted the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff’s claims for relief under Title III of the ADA based on Plaintiff’s lack of standing to bring such claims.  In Kennedy v. Read More

Another Court Decides That Extended Leave is Not a Reasonable Accommodation
October 4, 2018

As employers struggle with managing how much, if any, leave is required as an accommodation under the ADA, we are beginning to get more direction from the Courts to guide those decisions. In Easter v. Arkansas Children’s Hospital (E.D. Ark. Oct. Read More