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Conrad S. Kee

Principal
Salt Lake City

P 385-419-3529
Conrad.Kee@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Conrad Shawn Kee is a Principal in the Salt Lake City, Utah office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is the former co-chair of the firm’s Trade Secret Protection and Non-Competition Practice Group and the director of the Jackson Lewis E-Discovery U™ programs.

Mr. Kee is often a featured speaker on employment law topics. In addition to regularly speaking at programs nationally and regionally, Mr. Kee has been interviewed on employment law issues by The Wall Street Journal, InsideCounsel, Fortune, HR News, and Investor’s Business Daily.

While at Jackson Lewis, 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 is one of the most experienced management side lawyers 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.

Before joining 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. While at the Army Litigation Division, he successfully defended several prominent civil suits involving allegations of sexual harassment by Army personnel. One such case was the subject of widespread public attention, including Congressional hearings, front page coverage in USA Today and the San Francisco Chronicle, and a segment on a network television news magazine program.

Mr. Kee is a 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 is currently Staff Judge Advocate for one of the U.S. Army Reserve’s largest commands, 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 has tried civil cases and injunction proceedings in state and federal courts in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, the Virgin Islands, and Wisconsin, and has appeared as counsel in cases throughout the U.S. Mr. Kee also has represented employers in arbitrations under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri, New York, and Virginia, and has tried 200 criminal cases.

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August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

May 3, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

August 15, 2017
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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

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November 28, 2016

USERRA No Bar to Enforcing Employment Arbitration Agreement, Federal Appeals Court Rules

November 28, 2016

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) does not prohibit compelling a former employee to arbitrate his USERRA claims under an arbitration agreement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, has ruled. Ziober v. BLB Resources, Inc., No. 14-56374 (9th Cir. Oct. 14, 2016... Read More

November 9, 2016

New DOJ, FTC Antitrust Compliance Guidance for Human Resources Attacks No-Poaching Agreements

November 9, 2016

Criticizing non-solicitation of employees — or “no-poaching” — agreements as an alleged factor in holding back wage growth, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have issued antitrust guidance on human resources issues. This is consistent with and continues the White House’s recent... Read More

April 14, 2016

North Carolina Supreme Court Reiterates Limited Blue Pencil Approach to Overbroad Non-Competes

April 14, 2016

Historically, North Carolina has been in the minority of states in taking the limited “blue pencil” approach to overbroad non-compete agreements — i.e., an overbroad covenant cannot be rewritten. North Carolina courts are limited to striking discrete overbroad provisions of the covenant. A 2014 North Carolina Court of... Read More

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2018 Update: Anti-Corruption Compliance Enforcement and Trends

November 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Assessing your Anti-Corruption Compliance Program in Light of the Latest Developments Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices and UK Bribery Act

November 17, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

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Antitrust Director Signals Heightened Focus On Deterring No-Poach Agreements In Healthcare Industry
July 17, 2018

As we have reported in previous articles, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has repeatedly reaffirmed its intent to criminally prosecute companies that restrict labor market competition through the use of unlawful no-poach and wage-fixing agreements. Read More

Utah And Idaho Enact Employee-Friendly Amendments To Non-Compete Legislation
April 2, 2018

In the past week, two states have made modifications to their respective non-compete laws. Read More

Lead Antitrust Attorney Hints At Upcoming Prosecutions For No-Poach Agreements
January 25, 2018

The chief prosecutor in the U.S. Read More