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Keith L. Hammond

Shareholder
Orlando

P   407-246-8424
F   407-246-8441
HammondK@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Keith L. Hammond is a Shareholder in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined the firm in 2001, and represents management exclusively in labor and employment matters.

Mr. Hammond also conducts compliance training for management on sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour requirements, and he frequently lectures to students and professionals on a variety of labor and employment topics. In addition to the jurisdictions he is admitted to practice in, Mr. Hammond 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.

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. 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.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Florida State Bar Association
  • Hotel Human Resources Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Orlando Breakfast Rotary Club, Past President

Published Works

  • "Are You Asking Job Applicants Unlawful Questions? (Can I Ask That?)," Maverick Business Magazine, Vol.1, Issue 4 (February 2006)
  • "An Employer's Guide to Analyzing Issues Under the Americans with Disabilities Act," Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, 4.1 (Fall 2002) [Author]

Blog Posts by Keith L. Hammond

Minor League Baseball Players’ Minimum Wage, Overtime Claims Proceed to Class Certification Stage
July 19, 2015

Former minor league baseball players are one step closer to gaining class certification of their wage and hour lawsuit against 22 Major League Baseball (“MLB”) franchises. Read More

Former Soccer Player Seeks Minimum Wage for Student-Athletes, Sues NCAA, 352 Division I Schools
October 30, 2014

A former collegiate soccer player has claimed in a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of herself and all student-athletes who have participated recently in Division I women’s and men’s sports that the NCAA and Division I colleges and universities are violating the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”). Read More