Juan C. Lopez-Campillo is Of Counsel in the Orlando office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Lopez-Campillo has more than 12 years of experience representing employers before state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, and administrative agencies in employment-related matters, including matters involving claims of employment discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower, sexual and other harassment, employment torts, and unfair competition and trade secrets. Mr. Lopez-Campillo’s experience includes handling complex, multi-plaintiff litigation, and assisting employers with related compliance issues, including conducting internal audits of employers’ wage payment practices, assisting employers with audits by the U.S. Department of Labor, and advising employers on their obligations to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state wage-hour legislation. Mr. Lopez-Campillo also assists employers in resolving disputes outside of the courtroom through the employment of Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms.
Mr. Lopez-Campillo routinely counsels clients of all sizes and in all industries achieve employment and labor law compliance objectives by providing practical advice and meaningful answers to complex employment and labor law compliance questions, and works with employers to review, draft, and update employment and HR policies and procedures.
Mr. Lopez-Campillo utilizes his fluency in Spanish to draft employment and HR policies and procedures, employment contracts, and other documents in Spanish for employers with a Hispanic/Latino workforce, and conducts in-house seminars and training workshops (in English and Spanish) for supervisors and human resources personnel in areas such as employment law compliance and handling terminations to minimize the risks of employment-related litigation.
Mr. Lopez-Campillo is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits; and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, District of Columbia, Northern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, and Northern District of Texas.
Mr. Lopez-Campillo earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Florida International University, and a J.D. with Honors from St. Thomas University School of Law, having graduated in the top 10% of his class. Mr. Lopez-Campillo also earned an LL.M. in Labor and Employment Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
Honors, Awards and Pro-Bono Activity
- Award of Excellence – Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association (2008)
- Judge Thomas S. Kirk Founders Award (2003-2004)
- Orange County Teen Court Volunteer Award (multiple years)
- Presidential Volunteer Service Award (multiple years)