Terri Imbarlina Patak

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (1992)
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.J. (1986)

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Terri Imbarlina Patak

Of Counsel

tpatak@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 412-392-5613


Two PPG Place
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402

Main: 412-281-7272
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Terri Imbarlina Patak is Of Counsel with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and specializes in the area of employment and labor law. She represents employers in matters involving civil rights claims, wage and hour issues, and other employment-related matters from the administrative level through litigation and advises employers on preventative strategies. She regularly conducts training for companies in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment, best practices for human resources management, and hiring and firing policies, as well as union avoidance.

Ms. Patak has been representing primarily employers in the labor and employment law arena for the past 18 years. Prior to that, she served as in-house counsel for Duquesne Light Company and previously worked as an Assistant City Solicitor with the City of Pittsburgh Law Department.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (1992)
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.J. (1986)

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Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Internships:  Paid or Unpaid” (Presenter), MAEA Annual Labor & Employment Law Summit, 9/25/2014
  • “ADA, FMLA and Their Interaction with Workers’ Compensation” (Co Speaker), presentation to health care clients, 9/24/2014
  • “How to Play TAG and Not be IT” (Co-Speaker), program for nursing home administrators and directors of nursing, 3/27/2014
  • “Inspection of Employment Records and Personnel Files” (Speaker), Allegheny County & Western Pennsylvania Association of Township Commissioners, 2013 Joint Fall Conference, 9/28/2013
  • “Social Media and Employment Law” (Presenter), MAEA Annual Labor & Employment Law Summit, 9/12/2012
  • “Social Media’s Growth Impact on In-House Counsel” (Co Author/Co-Presenter), ACC Pennsylvania CLE, 2/7/2012
  • “The Fair Labor Standards Act and Effective Job Descriptions” (Presenter), MAEA Annual Labor & Employment Law Summit, 9/11/2011
  • “Social Media in the Workplace” (Speaker), Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, 1/10/2011
  • “The Truth About Social Networking” (Speaker), program for Pittsburgh Pirates, 5/10/2010

Publications

  • Regular writer of employment and labor law articles for “Ask the Legal Professionals” section of the Pittsburgh Business Times
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Community

  • Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Education

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (1992)
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.J. (1986), Journalism