Keith L. Hammond is a Shareholder in the Orlando, Florida office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Hammond joined Jackson Lewis P.C. in 2001, where he represents management exclusively in labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination, whistleblower and retaliation, sexual and other harassment, wage and hour, labor relations, non-compete and other restrictive covenant, trade secrets, unfair and deceptive trade practices, employment tort, public accommodation accessibility, fair housing, and appellate matters. He has represented employers in federal and state courts and before agencies such as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. He also conducts compliance training for management on sexual harassment, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour requirements, and labor relations. Mr. Hammond frequently lectures to students and professionals on a variety of labor and employment topics.
Mr. Hammond is a member of the Florida Bar and its Labor and Employment Law section. He is admitted to practice in all Florida courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the Seventh, Tenth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also litigated in and been admitted pro hac vice to a variety of other courts across the country, including the District of Maryland, the District of New Mexico, the Western District of Wisconsin, the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the Western District of Tennessee, and in the state of Kansas.
Accomplishments, Published Articles, and Community Involvment
Mr. Hammond served a two-year clerkship with United States Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Jenkins in the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Hammond is a graduate of the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. While attending law school, Mr. Hammond served as the Managing Editor of the Stetson Law Review and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity.
Mr. Hammond is the author of An Employer’s Guide to Analyzing Issues Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Vol. 4, No. 1, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law (Fall 2002), and Are You Asking Job Applicants Unlawful Questions? (Can I Ask That?), Vol.1, Issue 4, Maverick Business Magazine (Feb. 2006). Mr. Hammond is actively involved with the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association and the Hotel Human Resources Association. He is also a Past President of the Orlando Breakfast Rotary Club.