Jo Bennett

Jo Bennett (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Jo Bennett

Attorney in Philadelphia, PA
Jo Bennett is an experienced practitioner who advises employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including compliance and strategies for avoiding litigation. She represents organizations in administrative and court proceedings involving state and federal anti-discrimination statutes, wage-and-hour disputes, and compliance audits.

Her clients span a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and higher education. Additionally, she assists federal contractors across the United States with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action compliance, including the preparation, management, and defense of affirmative action programs.

Ms. Bennett is a certified senior professional in human resources (SPHR) and regularly counsels clients on best practices in recruiting, interviewing and hiring; compensation; policy and procedures development and implementation; and discrimination testing. Ms. Bennett conducts workplace and non-workplace conduct investigations, and provides training to clients and professionals on labor and employment issues.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

•Arcadia University - Executive Committee, 2012-present, vice chair, 2013-present, at-large member, 2012-2013; Audit Committee, vice chair, 2011-present, 2010-present; Governance Committee, 2007-2009, 2013-present, vice chair, 2013-present; Ad Hoc Committee on Governance, chair, 2011-2013; Building and Grounds Committee, 2012-2013; Academic Affairs Committee, 2007-2012, vice chair, 2009-2012

Other Distinctions

•Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR designation)

Speaking Engagements

04/26/2016

The New EEO1 Reporting Requirements

Events

04/26/2016

The New EEO1 Reporting Requirements

News

03/15/2016

Schnader Welcomes Back Labor and Employment Partner Jo Bennett

Publications

Articles

03/30/2016

Supreme Court Hands Labor Unions a Reprieve

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Higher Education
  • Labor and Employment Practices
  • Litigation Services
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1996, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Law School Attended
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D.
cum laude
University Attended
Western Kentucky University
B.A.
summa cum laude
Birth Information
Born in 1958
1958

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Office Information
Office Information
Jo Bennett
Partner
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
1600 Market Street, Suite 3600,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7286

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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)