Mary M. Tiernan

Mary M. Tiernan

Outreach and Education Manager Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Philadelphia District Office

Mary M. Tiernan is the Outreach and Education Manager for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Philadelphia District Office. She manages the office’s outreach, training and public affairs program. She provides training and technical assistance to employers and stakeholders within the district. She has provided paid trainings on site to thousands of employees at private companies and federal, state and local agencies.

Ms. Tiernan is frequently requested to speak at continuing legal education seminars and Society for Human Resources Management meetings. She routinely receives positive feedback and favorable evaluations from audiences for her training classes and presentations.

Ms. Tiernan has received some of the highest awards offered by the EEOC. She has served on Commission-wide workgroups and provided training to staff as part of EEOC national training programs.

Ms. Tiernan has served as the district’s outreach manager since 2007. Prior to that, she served as an EEOC Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney, and litigated class action and individual cases under the federal anti-discrimination laws. Prior to working for the Commission, Ms. Tiernan had a legal clerkship with the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ms. Tiernan graduated from Villanova University with honors and Villanova University School of Law.