Jeffrey B. Keiper is a Principal in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For the past 26 years, he has devoted his practice exclusively to several areas of management side employment and labor law. Mr. Keiper served as the Litigation Manager of the Cleveland office from its inception in 2006 through July 2017.
Mr. Keiper has successfully defended complex single- and multi-plaintiff employment litigation matters for large manufacturing and service companies, both in court and in arbitrations, and has also handled countless labor arbitrations. 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 sexual harassment, disability, retaliation, 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, reasonable accommodation, 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)
In the News
August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...
May 3, 2018
Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.The firm...
August 15, 2017
Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...