Marcia DePaula focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment law and higher education. She represents hospitals, manufacturers, banks and corporate clients in complex litigation. Ms. DePaula defends employers before administrative agencies, including the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and in state and federal courts for claims involving employment discrimination, harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). She provides counseling on employee policies and procedures for accommodations, discipline, termination, and investigations of employee misconduct.
Ms. DePaula has extensive experience in commercial and business litigation, including breach of contract actions, matters arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, banking litigation and compliance with advertising and consumer protection laws, FTC statutes, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and Truth-in-Lending Act.
Ms. DePaula advises energy companies on state and federal matters, including local government ordinances, land development, wage and hour issues and employee policies.
Ms. DePaula advises universities on employment issues, GDPR, GLBA, Title IX and Title VII.
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