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Jackson Lewis Boosts California Litigation Capabilities with Addition of Kristopher P. Badame

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (April 3, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Kristopher P. Badame has joined the firm’s Orange County office as a Principal. Mr. Badame, who joins Jackson Lewis from Badame & Associates, APC, brings almost two decades of workplace law experience to Jackson Lewis.

“Kristopher is a skilled litigator who contributes valuable insight into all areas of employment law, due to the perspectives he brings from both representing employers as well as employees throughout the Southern California region,” Samantha Hoffman said , Orange County Office Managing Principal. “His strategy and focus, both inside and outside the courtroom, have earned him an impressive reputation and track record of success, and we feel gratified to continue to be able to attract such high-level laterals in Orange County.”

Mr. Badame focuses his practice on complex employment litigation and counsels businesses on a full range of labor and employment matters, including wage and hour compliance, fair employment practices, and employment discrimination issues. His background includes the successful handling of numerous cases involving complex class-action litigation of both consumer protection, as well as employment wage and hour claims, and discrimination and retaliation at both at the state and federal levels. Prior to being admitted to the California State Bar in 2000, Mr. Badame worked for the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

Mr. Badame is a member of the American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is admitted to practice law in all California State Courts, the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California.

Mr. Badame received his B.S. from the State University of New York at Geneseo and his J.D. from the Chapman University School of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ Orange County office can be reached at (949) 885-1360.


About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 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, health care and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.                

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Samantha N. Hoffman

Samantha N. Hoffman
Office Managing Principal
Orange County