Nancy C. DeMis

Nancy C. DeMis, Esquire

Schoenfeld, Surkin, Chupein & DeMis, PC

25 West Second Street
P.O. Box 900
Media, Pennsylvania  19063
(610) 565-4600

 

EDUCATION:

University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) 
     Juris Doctor May 1984

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
     B.S. Anthropology with distinction May 1978

 

BAR ADMISSIONS:

California and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California - 1984 (inactive)
Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1990
New Jersey and U.S. District Court for New Jersey - 1991
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit - 1995
Unites States Court of Federal Claims (Washington DC) - 2001

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

AV Preeminent MARTINDALE-HUBBELL® Peer Review Rating

GUY G. deFURIA AWARD, deFuria Chapter of the American Inns of Court 2016

Pennsylvania SuperLawyer® Employment 2008-present

 

EMPLOYMENT 

SCHOENFELD, SURKIN, CHUPEIN & DeMIS, PC
Media, Pennsylvania 
      Shareholder since 1999 
      Associate 1994-1999
      Litigation and counseling on all aspects of employment, including Title VII,

      ADEA, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, ERISA, and § 1983, as well as severance, confidentiality and non-

      compete agreements.

 

FREY, PETRAKIS & DEEB, PC
Philadelphia, PA 
      Associate 1990-1993.

      General commercial litigation including ERISA and contract disputes.


DIAMOND, BENNINGTON & SIMBORG, PC 
Corte Madera, CA
      Associate 1985-1990.  

      Family Law & Civil Litigation practice with focus on appellate practice, tax and ERISA issues.

 

SEDGWICK, DETERT, MORAN & ARNOLD, PC  
San Francisco, CA
      Associate 1984-85.

      Litigation practice with focus on ERISA, insurance coverage and medical malpractice.


CLERKSHIPS:

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, Alameda County, California 
      U. C. Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) Judicial Extern Program 1993  

      Law clerk to the Honorable Demetrios Agretelis.

NATIONAL CENTER FOR YOUTH LAW, San Francisco, California 
      Summer 1981 

      Student clerk for Legal Services Corporation national impact litigation back-up center.

 

LECTURES & PUBLICATIONS:

From Assessment to Recoupment: Introduction to Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Practice and Procedure 

     Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2016

 

Religious Discrimination: Your Faith or Your Job!

     Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2015

 

Top Five Employment Considerations for  2015: Understanding Exposure and Limiting liability

     American Law Institute CLE Webinar 2015

 

Managing the Difficult Employee

     Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2013

 

Current Evidentiary Issues in Employment Law

     Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2012

 

What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Unemployment Compensation

     Guy G. DeFuira American Inn of Court 2011


Use of Expert Witnesses

     Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2010


Employment Law for Family Lawyers 

     Family Law Section of the Delaware County Bar Association 2010

 

Reductions in Force

     Corporate Counsel Section of the Delaware County Bar Association 2009

 

Mediation Strategies for Employment Lawyers

      Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2009

 

Managing Client Expectations in Employment Claims

      Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2008

 

Employment Law Update

      Delaware County Bench-Bar Conference 2007


Employee Leave Issues: Managing Entitlements  

      Lorman Education Services Seminar 2005

 

Recognizing and Evaluating Actionable Workplace Discrimination

      Delaware County Bench Bar Conference 2004


Handling Long Term Disability Claims for Disabled Teachers
      Pennsylvania State Education Association 2004


Employment Issues for the Small Law Practice 
      Guy G. DeFuria Inn of Court 2004

 

Strategy from the Start: State vs. Federal Discrimination Litigation

      Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute 2002


Recent Developments in the Law of Sexual Harassment 
      Guy G. DeFuria American Inn of Court 2001 

 

 Personnel Law Strategies for Managers and Supervisors

      Lorman Education Services 2000 and 2002

 

Time Off: State & Federal Laws on Employee Leave, Vacations and Holidays

      Lorman Education Services 2001