Lisa M. Scidurlo Joins the Philadelphia Bar Foundation’s Board of Trustees
PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 16, 2021 – Lisa M. Scidurlo has joined the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, a prominent philanthropic organization that focuses on advancing civil legal aid opportunities and expanding equal access to justice within the city’s communities.
Ms. Scidurlo is joined by Melissa R. Chandy, Esq. as the two newest members to the Bar Foundation’s Board of Trustees. In their roles, they will utilize their respective legal skills to further the organization’s mission of equal access to justice and to develop the Equal Justice Center project, a collaborative initiative with the city’s other civic sectors that strengthens the region’s civil legal aid system.
Ms. Scidurlo is Co-Chair of Stevens & Lee’s Labor and Employment Department. She has approximately 24 years of experience focusing exclusively on Labor and Employment issues. Her practice concentrates on all aspects of labor management and employee relations, including counseling, training, compliance, and litigation. She has won significant victories in both state and federal courts.
Her representations include employers at all stages of employment discrimination claims, including matters pending before the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. Ms. Scidurlo also counsels employers on compliance issues regarding the maintenance and administration of employment-related policies, including anti-discrimination policies, COVID-19 related issues, harassment avoidance policies, e-mail and electronic communication policies, social media policies and policies addressing family and medical leave.
In 1995, Ms. Scidurlo served as the first Legal Intern in Community Service student at Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), where she gained valuable experience in legal community service work. She is currently a member of the Bancroft Board of Directors’ Program Quality Committee.
Ms. Scidurlo holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Temple University School of Law and a B.A., with highest distinction, from Pennsylvania State University.