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Joanne Braddock Lambert

Office Managing Principal
Orlando

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

Biography

Joanne Braddock Lambert is Office Managing Principal of 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

Best Lawyers Award Badge

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 Assignment of Rents Statute," Central Florida Bankruptcy Journal 2.2 (September 1993) [Author]

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August 22, 2017
Daily Business Review

Joanne Braddock Lambert Discusses Her Appointment to Office Managing Principal in Orlando

August 22, 2017

Joanne Braddock Lambert discusses her recent elevation to Orlando Office Managing Principal in "Jackson Lewis Appoints Joanne Lambert as Managing Partner in Orlando," published by Daily Business Review. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 21, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis’ Joanne Braddock Lambert Named Orlando Office Managing Principal

August 21, 2017

ORLANDO, FL (August 21, 2017, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Joanne Braddock Lambert has been named Orlando Office Managing Principal.  Ms. Lambert succeeds Donald C. Works III, who chose to step down from the role to focus on his expanding litigation practice.... Read More

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

See AllBlog Posts by Joanne Braddock Lambert

Who’s Responsible for Providing Disability-Related Workplace Accommodations to Temporary Employees?
July 25, 2017

Many businesses use temporary workers placed by staffing agencies. But who is responsible when a temporary worker requests a disability accommodation?  The staffing agency and the business could both be responsible if they are acting as “joint employers” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read More

“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