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Jeffrey B. Keiper


P 216-750-4308
F 216-750-0826


Jeffrey B. Keiper is a Principal in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For the past 22 years, he has devoted his practice exclusively to several areas of management side employment and labor law.

Mr. Keiper has successfully defended complex labor-related lawsuits, multiple labor arbitration/union disputes, NLRB proceedings, as well as single- and multi-plaintiff employment litigation matters for large manufacturing and service companies. 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, pharmaceutical, 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 discharge and contract interpretation arbitrations, sexual harassment 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, 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

Professional Associations and Activities

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

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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

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 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, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

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March 12, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Park Center Plaza I - Cleveland, OH
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