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Joanne Braddock Lambert

Office Managing Principal

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Joanne Braddock Lambert is Office Managing Principal of the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing management in employment litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, as well as counseling management regarding ongoing employment and labor matters.

Ms. Lambert is a frequent speaker on a variety of employment law topics and conducts compliance training for management on discrimination, harassment, and managing employee leaves of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Prior to working at Jackson Lewis, Ms. Lambert was an associate attorney with an Orlando employment law defense boutique firm. She has also practiced general commercial litigation with a national full-service law firm, including construction litigation, probate disputes, Uniform Commercial Code matters, securities fraud litigation, real estate contract matters, residential and commercial foreclosures, and dissolution of marriage.

While attending law school, Ms. Lambert was an active member of the Appellate Moot Court Team, and was chosen as the Maguire, Voorhis & Wells Best Oralist in the spring of 1989. She also received the William VanDerCreek Moot Court and Nicholas R. Friedman Moot Court awards. In addition to the jurisdictions she is admitted in, Ms. Lambert has also been admitted pro hac vice in several matters before the U. S. District Court for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Florida State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Lisa Merlin House, Inc., Board of Directors Member (1995-2006) and Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors (1997)

Published Works

  • "Beware New Changes to Florida's Assignment of Rents Statute," Central Florida Bankruptcy Journal 2.2 (September 1993) [Author]

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May 10, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Sponsors DMEC Conference; Attorneys Showcase workthruIT's® Enhanced Leave-Related Capabilities

May 10, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 10, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, was proud to be a Partner Level Sponsor at last week’s Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference, an annual event geared towards providing employers with the latest strategies and... Read More

February 28, 2018
Daily Business Review

Joanne Braddock Lambert is Spotlighted for Firm Leadership Position in Florida

February 28, 2018

 Joanne Braddock Lambert is spotlighted for her firm leadership role in Florida in "As Women Assume More Leadership Roles in Law, Foley & Lardner Taps Litigator Leslie Smith As New Miami Office Head," published by Daily Business Review. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

November 1, 2017
Law 360

Jackson Lewis' Recently Elevated Principals Featured by Law 360

November 1, 2017

Jackson Lewis’ newly elevated Principals were highlighted in "Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q3," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Who’s Responsible for Providing Disability-Related Workplace Accommodations to Temporary Employees?
July 25, 2017

Many businesses use temporary workers placed by staffing agencies. But who is responsible when a temporary worker requests a disability accommodation?  The staffing agency and the business could both be responsible if they are acting as “joint employers” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read More

“You Can’t Fire Me, I Just Came Back From FMLA Leave.”
June 20, 2017

Contrary to apparent popular belief, employees who have recently taken leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) can be terminated for legitimate reasons unrelated to their FMLA leave.  Establishing a non-retaliatory termination in these circumstances can be challenging, however.  The timing of the termination alone can “lo Read More