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Conrad S. Kee Named Office Managing Principal in Jackson Lewis' Salt Lake City Office

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 8, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Conrad (“Shawn”) S. Kee has been appointed to Office Managing Principal of the firm’s Salt Lake City office. Mr. Kee focuses his practice in several areas of employment litigation, including unfair competition and trade secrets, internal investigations, and international employment issues.

"We are excited for the next step of Shawn’s career at Jackson Lewis,” said Firm Co-Chairs William J. Anthony and Kevin G. Lauri in a joint statement. “Shawn joined the firm in 1996, and was formerly resident in our Denver and Stamford offices before helping us plant the Jackson Lewis flag in Utah in 2015. His talent for client development and relationship building, in addition to his familiarity with the Salt Lake City region, have been instrumental as we have continued to grow that office."

Mr. Kee has served as lead counsel defending employment lawsuits from high-level executives against their former employers, and has represented employers in affirmative litigation asserting claims for violations of employment agreements, theft of trade secrets, unfair trade practices, and unfair competition. He has significant experience in handling claims under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and has handled dozens of USERRA matters around in the country. Additionally, Mr. Kee has handled several purported whistleblower litigation claims and investigations under the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the False Claims Act.

"I honored to take on this new role at Jackson Lewis,” said Mr.Kee. “I am excited for the challenge of growing the firm’s team of talented attorneys in the Salt Lake City region and working to further the firm’s reputation for providing excellent client service."

Prior to his career at Jackson Lewis, Mr. Kee served for eight years as an Army Judge Advocate in Korea, Germany, Israel, and with the Army's Litigation Division in Arlington, Virginia.

Mr. Kee is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. During 2005, Mr. Kee served in Iraq as the Staff Judge Advocate (i.e., General Counsel) for the 1st Corps Support Command (Airborne) at LSA Anaconda, the largest military installation in Iraq, located in the Sunni Triangle. As Staff Judge Advocate, Mr. Kee supervised 27 attorneys providing a full range of legal services to two installations, several military units and 35,000 soldiers. Mr. Kee has served as Staff Judge Advocate for some of the U.S. Army Reserve’s largest commands, including the 311th Signal Command, covering the Pacific region with operations in Hawaii, Alaska, Japan, and Korea, and the 807th Medical Command, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City with 11,000 soldiers in units across 24 states. Mr. Kee is the recipient of numerous military awards, including the Bronze Star.

Mr. Kee is often a featured speaker on employment law topics. He has tried civil cases and injunction proceedings in state and federal courts across the country. He earned his J.D. and B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.

Jackson Lewis’ Salt Lake City office can be reached at (801) 736-3199.

About Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service and depth of expertise draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

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