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Tiffanie Benfer represents clients in all areas of employment discrimination, including issues related to race, gender/sex, national origin, pregnancy, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA as well as wage and hour matters under the FLSA. She also counsels employees and employers on employment, severance agreements, and non-competition agreements. Tiffanie has successfully brought and defended claims in the federal and state courts of Pennsylvania and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.
Prior to attending law school, Tiffanie served as the Assistant Director of Student Conduct at Georgetown University, where she was responsible for coordinating and overseeing student disciplinary hearings and supervising disciplinary sanctions. This experience has provided Tiffanie with unique insight into colleges’ and universities’ student conduct policies and procedures.
Tiffanie is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, the Labor and Employment Law Section of the ABA, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Bucks County Bar Association, where she has presented CLE programs on employment law, discovery of electronically stored information, and the use of social media in litigation.
University of Baltimore, School of Law, J.D.
Magna Cum Laude
Member of the Heuisler Honor Society
Excellence in Clinical Education Award
Dickinson College, B.A. (Policy Management Studies and American Studies)
Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), National Training Institute Certificate of Program Completion
National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Completed Trials Skills Program
Hon. Timothy E. Meredith, Maryland Court of Special Appeals
Hon. Clifton J. Gordy, Circuit Court of Maryland, Baltimore City
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND RECOGNITION
Track Coordinator,2017 – Present, Annual Conference
Co-Chair, Investigations Subcommittee, 2016 – Present, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Co-Chair, Publications Subcommittee, 2013 – 2016, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Board of Directors, 2019 – Present
Member, 2017 – Present, Chair Personnel Committee
Member, 2016, Nominating Committee
Co-Chair, 2013-2014, Business Law Section
Chair, 2010, Entertainment Committee
Executive Board Member, 2008-2010, Young Lawyers’ Division
Secretary, 2007-2008, Young Lawyers’ Division
Member, National and Eastern Pennsylvania Affiliate
Lawdragon, 500 Prominent Plaintiff Employment Lawyers, 2018 Inaugural List
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014, 2017; Thomson Reuters
Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2012