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Jeffrey B. Keiper

Principal
Cleveland

P 216-750-4308 F 216-750-0826
Jeffrey.Keiper@jacksonlewis.com

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Jeffrey B. Keiper

Biography

Jeffrey B. Keiper is a Principal in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For the past 26 years, he has devoted his practice exclusively to several areas of management side employment and labor law. Mr. Keiper served as the Litigation Manager of the Cleveland office from its inception in 2006 through July 2017.

Mr. Keiper has successfully defended complex single- and multi-plaintiff employment litigation matters for large manufacturing and service companies, both in court and in arbitrations, and has also handled countless labor arbitrations. He has represented employers before multiple state and federal courts, as well as state and federal agencies such as the OCRC, EEOC and NLRB. Mr. Keiper has significant experience representing employers in the food production, life sciences, automotive, steel/metal fabricating and other manufacturing industries in a variety of litigation and traditional labor relations matters, including collective bargaining and representation cases.

Mr. Keiper has particularly extensive experience advising and defending employers in sexual harassment, disability, retaliation, and other employment discrimination claims, and the full range of wrongful discharge claims. He also frequently provides training, consultation and coaching relative to such matters, including preventive strategies, reasonable accommodation, union avoidance, and practical solutions.

While attending law school, he was an Associate Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Forbes, one of Ohio’s preeminent labor and employment lawyers (September 2008)
Best Lawyers Award Badge
Jeffrey B. Keiper
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Chambers USA 2019 - Jeffrey B. Keiper
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Jeffrey B. Keiper

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association