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

 

Terminations

 

 

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 participating attorneys as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer® in Employment and Employment Litigation: Plaintiff.  The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found here.*  

 

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