Lee E. Tankle

Lee E. Tankle

Associate

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4096    Fax: 215.981.4750

tanklel@pepperlaw.com

Mr. Tankle’s representative engagements include:

  • reviewing and drafting employee handbooks and employment policies
  • drafting separation agreements, employment agreements and restrictive covenants
  • providing training to employees and supervisors on discriminatory harassment and retaliation prevention
  • counseling employers on compliance with FLSA and state wage and hour laws
  • successful defense of administrative claims before the EEOC and state fair employment practices agencies
  • defending an international manufacturing company in a breach of contract lawsuit brought by a former employee
  • resolving a non-competition lawsuit involving financial services institutions
  • defending a nonprofit human services organization in various federal lawsuits filed by former employees alleging race, age and disability discrimination
  • defending a home health care organization against claims of sex, pregnancy, disability discrimination and retaliation
  • defending a nonprofit organization against claims of racial discrimination and racial harassment
  • obtaining dismissal of a lawsuit on behalf of a logistics and transportation support services company in a complaint brought by a former employee alleging sex discrimination and sexual harassment
  • obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a snack foods company in a complaint brought by a former employee alleging racial discrimination and racial harassment
  • obtaining summary judgment on behalf of an accounts receivable management company in a complaint brought by a current employee alleging violations of the FMLA
  • preparing affirmative action plans and providing advice for government contractors and subcontractors to comply with the laws and regulations enforced by the United States Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • responding to audits conducted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, William & Mary Law School, 2013, notes editor, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
  • B.A., Law and Policy, summa cum laude, Dickinson College, 2010, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

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