Kevin D. Holden: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Kevin D. Holden

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Office Managing Shareholder and Office Litigation Manager
Richmond,  VA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • General Employment Litigation
University Indiana University Kelly School of Business, B.S., with honors, 1986
Law SchoolIndiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1989
Admitted1989, Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1996, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Professional Associations and Activities

•Federal Bar Association
•Virginia Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Executive Council, Member and Secretary/Treasurer. Elected chair of executive committee, Labor and Employment Section, starting January 1, 2016.


Kevin D. Holden is Office Managing Shareholder of the Richmond, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 25 years of experience representing management and defending against individual and class claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title VII, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and regularly litigates the enforceability of non-compete agreements, claims for unpaid wages, and various other workplace torts.

Mr. Holden's practice takes him before numerous state and federal courts, as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition to his litigation practice, a substantial amount of Mr. Holden's time is devoted to counseling large and mid-size companies, business owners, and health care groups - regional, national, and local - on a variety of work place issues in an effort to ensure awareness of and compliance with applicable employment laws and avoid the disruption, expense and uncertainty of litigation. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of workplace issues, is the current Vice-Chair for the executive committee for the Labor and Employment Section of the Virginia Bar Association and will be the Chair of that committee starting January 1, 2016.

Honors and Recognitions

•AmJur Award: Labor Law
Virginia Business Magazine, Virginia's “Legal Elite” (since 2007)

Published Works

• Expert Analysis: Workplace Investigations in 11 Steps, Employment Law 360 (August 2012) [Author]
• Ask the Expert: Are Virginia employees entitled to a copy of their personnel files? Richmond Times-Dispatch (June 2010) [Author]


June 26, 2014

EEOC, FTC Provide Tips on Use of Employment Background Checks

June 26, 2014

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) often looks to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) for advice and assistance on issues related to the various laws, executive orders, and regulatory guidelines that affect the workplace. Therefore, it is no surprise, and perhaps even past time, that the...

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August 17, 2015
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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...

July 24, 2014
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Kevin Holden Named Managing Shareholder of Jackson Lewis' Richmond Office

July 24, 2014

RICHMOND, VA (July 24, 2014) - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Kevin D. Holden has assumed the role of Richmond office Managing Shareholder.“Since joining Jackson Lewis in October 2009, Kevin has demonstrated a commitment to the growth


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Kevin D. Holden

1021 East Cary Street, Suite 1200
RichmondVA 23219


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