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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.

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

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

 

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP

Hon. Timothy E. Meredith, Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Hon. Clifton J. Gordy, Circuit Court of Maryland, Baltimore City

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Maryland
Pennsylvania
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

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW SECTION

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

 

BUCKS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

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

 

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

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

 

PRESENTATIONS (click here)

PUBLICATIONS (click here)