Nancy DeMis

Nancy C. DeMis, Esquire




Ms. DeMis focuses her practice on employment issues, including:




Employment Discrimination


Workplace Harassment


Employment Agreements     



Civil Rights Claims


ERISA benefits


Wage Payment Claims



Medical Leave (FMLA)


COBRA Benefits Claims





Non-Compete Agreements


Unemployment Compensation


Severance Agreements


Ms. DeMis attended the Law School of the University of California-Berkeley (Boalt Hall) where she served a judicial internship with the Honorable Demetrios P. Agretelis, Superior Court Court of California, Alameda County.


In addition to achieving significant decisions in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Ms. DeMis represented lead plaintiffs in a class action against the Wet Seal clothing retailer, Cogdell v. Wet Seal, news report here.  The case was resolved in 2013 for $7.5 Million.   


Ms. DeMis is past president of the Guy G. deFuria Chapter of the American Inns of Court, a founder of the Delaware County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, and a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association. She is regularly invited to speak on employment topics to lawyers by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education service, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute


Ms. DeMis has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell® peer review rating.   Selection criteria explained here.


In 2016, Ms. DeMis was honored to receive the Guy G. deFuira Award, presented annually to a trial lawyer or judge who, over the course of their professional career, has exemplified the ideals embodied by Guy G. deFuria, with a commitment to competence, civility, and professionalism.  Selection is by the officers of the Guy G. deFuria Chapter of the American Inns of Court.  


Since 2008, Ms. DeMis has been selected by her peers as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer® in Employment and Employment Litigation: Plaintiff.