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Kristopher P. Badame

Orange County

P 949-885-5248
F 949-885-1380


Kristopher P. Badame is a Principal in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Badame has focused his career on all aspects of employment litigation. His expansive legal resume includes the successful handling of numerous cases involving complex class-action litigation of employment wage and hour claims, discrimination issues, retaliation, and wrongful termination at both the state and federal levels.

While in law school, Mr. Badame received numerous Awards for Academic Excellence in Evidence, Trial Practice, and Trial Advocacy. In addition, Mr. Badame was the recipient of the Chapman University School of Law 2000 Dean's Award, which is presented annually to the graduating senior for their leadership and service to the law school, as voted on by the faculty and administration. Mr. Badame also was selected as the Class of 2000 American Board of Trial Advocates Fellowship representative from the Chapman University School of Law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Anaheim Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA)/Anaheim Jr. Ducks – Coach
  • USA Hockey

See AllKristopher P. Badame in the News

September 8, 2017
The Recorder

Tracy Costantino Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis

September 8, 2017

Tracy Costantino discusses joining Jackson Lewis in Los Angeles in "Lewis Brisbois Practice Leader Lands at Jackson Lewis in LA," published by The Recorder. Subscription may be required to view article   Read More

April 7, 2017
The American Lawyer

Kristopher Badame Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis

April 7, 2017

Kristopher Badame discusses leaving Badame & Associates, the plaintiffs’ firm he founded, to join Jackson Lewis’ Orange County office as a Principal in "For New Jackson Lewis Lateral Litigator, A Shift Change," published by The American Lawyer. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 5, 2017
Jackson Lewis

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

April 5, 2017

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... Read More