Marie Killian

Marie Killian

Of Counsel (Independent Contractor)


Philadelphia, PA
215-629-1600(T), 215-923-2227(F) Swedesboro, NJ
856-241-9779(T), 856-241-9989(F)

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Marie Killian, a human resources leader and attorney with a focus on employment law, combines Fortune 100 business experience with subject matter expertise in human resources and employment laws. She has a proven track record in improving human resource management efficiencies and reducing incidents of non-compliance through human resources audits. She has also worked directly with employees as a mentor and coach developing high performing teams and staff.

Ms. Killian’s experiences in human resources include the development and management of: Leave of Absence / Disability Management Programs, FMLA audits, Employee Handbooks, Job Descriptions, Employee Benefits Strategies, Performance Management Programs, Health and Productivity Management, HR Policies and Procedures, Employee Hiring Practices, Sexual Harassment Training, Title IX Investigations, and Third Party Employee Investigations.

Prior to joining Mattioni, Ltd. as Of Counsel, Ms. Killian was with Comcast as Executive Director, Leave of Absence Administration, HR Shared Services and had also served as the Human Resources Practice Leader with the largest privately held human capital management consulting firm in the Delaware Valley.

Ms. Killian has served as Vice President for thirteen years with Aon Consulting, a global provider of risk management, insurance and human resources solutions. In her role with Aon, she managed and delivered consulting services for absence management, human resources policies and procedures, health and productivity, long term and short term disability management, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and workers’ compensation.

Ms. Killian obtained her law degree from the Temple University School of Law where she was Associate Research Editor of the Temple Law Review. She also holds BS and MA degrees in Speech Pathology and Audiology from West Chester University.


Ms. Killian’s successful client engagements in human resources and employment law include:

Title IX investigations for a university followed by recommendations to reorganize the human resources department.

Sexual harassment trainings to employees and managers in various industry groups. In one instance, employees recognized that sexual harassment was occurring, and the employee in question voluntarily resigned.

Third party investigations following employee complaints. In one engagement for a privately held telephone service, the investigation revealed no wrong doing, but identified the need to change the job responsibilities of the accused employee.

Job description evaluations, development of key competencies and new job descriptions for employers. Created performance review standards based upon new job descriptions.

FMLA operational audits, review of policies and procedures, and drafting new FMLA procedures.

Managed the disability and leave vendor selection process for an employer resulting in a savings of $10.8 million over a three year period while increasing the dedicated vendor staffing by 35%.

Practice Areas:

  • Employment and Civil Rights
  • Insurance

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1989

Professional Affiliations:

  • Society for Human Resources Management
  • Accident and Health License, Pennsylvania
  • Beacon Networking, Non-Profit and Human Capital Groups