Sandy Girifalco focuses her practice on representing clients in complex commercial litigation and defending employers in a variety of employment-related cases. Her clients include financial services companies, insurance companies, nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, and manufacturing plants. Sandy represents clients in state and federal courts, and in administrative and arbitration tribunals. She also works with clients to avoid claims by helping them comply with applicable laws, manage employee problems and resolve disputes early.
As a commercial litigator, Sandy focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, defense of class actions and other corporate disputes. She regularly represents corporate and institutional clients in sophisticated legal matters, including breach of contract and business torts.
As an employment attorney, Sandy represents clients on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from age and race discrimination to sexual harassment to drug testing to Department of Labor investigations. In addition, she handles matters relating to restrictive covenants, employment agreements, employee terminations, benefits, and wage and hour issues.
Sandy approaches her cases in an efficient and practical manner. In consultation with her clients, she is creative in finding ways to resolve disputes early. At the same time, she is a tenacious litigator who can take a matter through trial.
She regularly speaks at trade association meetings, human resource seminars and bar association events. Sandy has taught labor legislation at LaSalle University in Philadelphia. She also provides training to clients and their employees on diversity, hiring, discipline and termination, anti-harassment, investigations and bad faith.