Kayla Panek, an associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office, defends employers in a range of employment-related cases, including those involving claims of discrimination in state and federal court, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies, as well as in wage and hour disputes.
Before joining Fisher Phillips, Kayla was an associate at a national litigation law firm, where she focused on employment discrimination, wage and hour, and ERISA claims, in addition to labor relations matters involving union organizing campaigns. She also advised and represented clients facing data security breaches and defended class action lawsuits under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
While in law school, Kayla was a member of the Drexel Law Review and Legal Research Assistant to Professor D. Wendy Greene, the drafter of the C.R.O.W.N. Act, a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination.