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Joanne Braddock Lambert

Principal
Orlando

P 407-246-8447
F 407-246-8441
LambertJ@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Joanne Braddock Lambert is a Principal in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing management in employment litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, as well as counseling management regarding ongoing employment and labor matters.

Ms. Lambert is a frequent speaker on a variety of employment law topics and conducts compliance training for management on discrimination, harassment, and managing employee leaves of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Prior to working at Jackson Lewis, Ms. Lambert was an associate attorney with an Orlando employment law defense boutique firm. She has also practiced general commercial litigation with a national full-service law firm, including construction litigation, probate disputes, Uniform Commercial Code matters, securities fraud litigation, real estate contract matters, residential and commercial foreclosures, and dissolution of marriage.

While attending law school, Ms. Lambert was an active member of the Appellate Moot Court Team, and was chosen as the Maguire, Voorhis & Wells Best Oralist in the spring of 1989. She also received the William VanDerCreek Moot Court and Nicholas R. Friedman Moot Court awards. In addition to the jurisdictions she is admitted in, Ms. Lambert has also been admitted pro hac vice in several matters before the U. S. District Court for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Florida State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Lisa Merlin House, Inc., Board of Directors Member (1995-2006) and Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors (1997)

Published Works

  • "Beware New Changes to Florida's Assigment of Rents Statute," Central Florida Bankruptcy Journal 2.2 (September 1993) [Author]

See AllBlog Posts by Joanne Braddock Lambert

“You Can’t Fire Me, I Just Came Back From FMLA Leave.”
June 20, 2017

Contrary to apparent popular belief, employees who have recently taken leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) can be terminated for legitimate reasons unrelated to their FMLA leave.  Establishing a non-retaliatory termination in these circumstances can be challenging, however.  The timing of the termination alone can “lo Read More