LESLIE A. MARIOTTI is an associate in the Employment & Labor Practice Group of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. She is based in the firm's Philadelphia office.
Ms. Mariotti focuses her current practice on representing private and public sector employers in state and federal courts against allegations of discrimination based on race, gender, age, disability and religion, as well as charges of harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation.
Ms. Mariotti frequently counsels employers on workplace issues including hiring, discharge, recruitment and departure of critical employees, drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants and accommodating disabilities. She has experience assisting employers in drafting and reviewing workplace policies, providing training and compliance advice, and conducting internal investigations.
In addition, Ms. Mariotti provides training and compliance advice to educational facilities concerning Title IX and Clery Act Compliance. Ms. Mariotti also conducts Title IX investigations.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mariotti served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy R. Rice, U.S. Magistrate Judge, and as a law clerk for the Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Mariotti was a member of the United States Peace Corps in Cameroon for two years, where she taught English to children in grades 6 through 12. In addition, she served as Development Coordinator for the Community Women's Education Project in Philadelphia. Ms. Mariotti served as the Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Federal Courts Committee. She has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star list.
"Responding to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct," Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, PA) March 22, 2018
"Monitoring the Madness: Preventing and Dealing with Workplace Harassment," Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP CLE (Pittsburgh, PA) March 15, 2018
"What a Nightmare: All of my Employees Want to go on Leave at the Same Time! Practical Strategies to Combat Leave Abuse while complying with the FMLA and ADA," The Greater Valley Forge HR Summit (Malvern, PA) October 13, 2017