- General Employment Litigation
- Labor and Preventive Practices
- Technology and Telecom
- Food Processing and Manufacturing
- Health Care
|University ||Indiana University, M.A., English, 1989; The College of Wooster, B.A., Departmental Honors, 1986 Phi Beta Kappa|
|Law School||Ohio State University, J.D., with Honors, 1992|
|Admitted||1992, Washington; 1993, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1994, Ohio and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2005, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 2006, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio|
Professional Associations and Activities
•American Bar Association
•Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
Jeffrey B. Keiper is a Shareholder and the Litigation Manager of 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)
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August 17, 2015
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective...
May 19, 2015
Chambers & Partners
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide
May 19, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking
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