Joanne Braddock Lambert is a Shareholder in the Orlando, Florida office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Lambert's 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. She 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.
Ms. Lambert is admitted to practice law in Florida and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She has also been admitted pro hac vice in several matters before the U. S. District Court for the U.S. Virgin Islands. Ms. Lambert earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida State University, with high honors, in 1991 and a Bachelor Degree from Florida State University in 1988. 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 has received the highest attorney rating (“AV Preeminent”) from Martindale-Hubbell.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Member, Appellate Moot Court Team, Florida State University, College of Law
•Best Oralist, Maguire, Boorhis & Wells, 1989, Florida State University, College of Law
•Recipient, William VanDerCreek Moot Court Award, 1990-1991, Florida State University, College of Law
•Recipient, Nicholas R. Friedman Moot Court Award, 1990-1991, Florida State University, College of Law
•Member, Board of Directors, Lisa Merlin House, Inc., 1995 to 2006
•Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors, Lisa Merlin House, Inc., 1997
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