Stephanie focuses her practice on labor and employment cases and has experience dealing with matters in both the healthcare and higher education industries. She has handled employment discrimination, Title IX, breach of contract and defamation cases and is involved in various stages of litigation, from conducting legal research to drafting pleadings, taking depositions, and preparing for hearings and trial.
Prior to joining the firm, Stephanie served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Barbara A. McDermott in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. She received her J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where she was a member of the Villanova National Trial Team, was a quarterfinalist for the 57th Annual Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition and represented clients in civil disputes for the Villanova Civil Justice Clinic.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, J.D.
Muhlenberg College, B.A.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Philadelphia Bar Association
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law J. Willard O’Brien American Inn of Court
Women’s White Collar Defense Association
Member, Villanova Law NovUs (Young Alumni) Board
Author, “Updated “Know Your Rights” Poster Issued by EEOC,” October 26, 2022.
Author, “What Employers Need to Know about the EEOC’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Poster,” October 21, 2022.
Author, “The Biden Administration Proposes New Title IX Regulations,” June 24, 2022
Presenter, “Compliance and Potential Pitfalls in the Hospitality Industry,” accredited CLE program, April 13, 2022.
Presenter, “Title IX Trends & Updates,” accredited CLE Program, April 6, 2022
Presenter, “Hiring and Onboarding Employees – Recent Developments in the Law,” accredited CLE program, March 30, 2022
Author, “COVID-19 Related Absences Now Paid Sick Leave for Philadelphia Workers,” March 17, 2022
Presenter, “Disability and Religious Accommodations in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World,” accredited CLE program, March 16, 2022
Author,”Biden Bans Forced Arbitration in Cases of Sexual Misconduct,” March 7, 2022
Presenter, “Understanding Religious and Disability Accommodations,” accredited CLE program, February 10, 2022
Author, “Philadelphia Ordinance Prohibits Pre-Employment Testing for Marijuana Use,” January 10, 2022
Author, “States Lift Emergency Orders as Cases Subside,” July 8, 2021
Author, “EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance,” June 4, 2021
Author, “The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’s COBRA Premium Assistance Imposes New Obligations on Employers,” April 26, 2021
Author, “A Changing Title IX Landscape Brings Challenges For Schools,” Law360, March 17, 2021
Author, “Preventing and Investigating Fraud During the Coronavirus Outbreak,” April 16, 2020