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Adam D. Kemper

Partner

Adam D. Kemper Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Overview

Adam Kemper is a Partner and Business Unit Leader focusing his practice on Labor and Employment Law on behalf of employers.  Adam counsels companies of all sizes on a variety of workplace and human resources issues including, but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, employee discipline and discharge, workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, whistleblower, unemployment, medical marijuana compliance, restrictive covenants, non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, non-disclosure agreements, separation agreements, workplace policies and employee handbooks. Adam also has extensive experience litigating employment-related disputes on behalf of both employees and employers in court, in arbitration and during various administrative proceedings.

Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, Adam was a Partner at a national full-service Am Law 200 firm where he regularly counseled with companies on labor and employment law issues and litigated numerous cases from inception to trial.

Adam prides himself on utilizing mindfulness and emotional intelligence in helping companies and human resources representatives navigate through challenging workplace scenarios.

Adam received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University with a double major in Political Science and Literature where he was on the Presidential Dean’s List.   He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Florida International University College of Law.  While in law school, Adam was an Associate Member of the Florida International University Law Review and received Book Awards in Products Liability, Employment Discrimination and Florida Law and Procedure.  He was also the recipient of The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section Scholarship.  Adam also worked as a Legal Intern for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Enforcement Division and the United States Attorneys’ Office: Civil Division.

  • Florida
    • United States District Court, Middle District Florida
    • United States District Court, Southern District Florida
  • Florida International University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
  • Florida State University, B.A., cum laude, 2007


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Accolades, Associations & News

  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Up & Comer Lawyer Under 40,” 2020 – 2021
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,” Employment & Labor, 2017-2021
  • Daily Business Review, “On the Rise,” Professional Excellence Awards, Honoree, 2020
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member
  • Testd, Advisory Board Member
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Corporate Council, Member, 2021
  • Speaker, “Updated Vaccination Mandates and Returning to the Office,” September 2021
  • Speaker, “Can Employers Demand All Employees Get the Vaccine? Managing Litigation Risk,” September 2021
  • Moderator, “How to Improve Employee Engagement and the Employee Experience,” August 2021
  • Speaker, “Return to Work Legal Update,” July 2021
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance in 2021,” Total Rewards of South Florida Virtual Seminar Series, July 2021
  • Speaker, “Covid-19 In 2021” Webinar, May 2021
  • Speaker, Florida International University Lunch and Learn, October 28, 2019
  • Speaker, “2019 Human Resource Association of Broward County’s (HRABC) Annual Conference,” October 10, 2019
  • Speaker, “#MeToo Movement’s Impact on Employer Obligations and Sexual Harassment Law,” Clear Law Institute, April 4, 2019
  • Speaker, Florida International University College of Law Labor and Employment Lunch and Learn, February 5, 2019
  • Speaker, “The #MeToo Movement’s Impact on Employer Obligations and Sexual Harassment Law,” Clear Law Institute Webinar, December 5, 2018
  • Speaker, “Legal / Regulation / Compliance of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency,” Blockchain World Open, December 3, 2018
  • Speaker, “How to Manage Employees’ Social Media Usage in the Workplace,” Clear Law Institute Webinar, November 8, 2018
  • Speaker, “Workplace Considerations for Employers in Light of the Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida,” Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Breakfast Forum, October 24, 2018
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance: Guidance on How to Remain in Compliance and Avoid Wage and Hour Lawsuits and Audits in 2018/2019,” Total Rewards Association of South Florida Conference, October 18, 2018
  • Speaker, “#MeToo Movement’s Impact on the Workplace and Employer Obligation Towards Addressing and Avoiding Sexual Harassment,” Human Resource Association of Broward County’s (HRABC) Annual Conference, October 5, 2018
  • Speaker, “Tips to Avoid Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and How To Report It,” Paralegal Association of Florida Boca Raton Chapter Luncheon Meeting, July 12, 2018
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer” Webinar, July 13, 2017
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer, Luncheon, June 8, 2017
  • Panelist, “Legal Areas of Practice Affected by Cannabis Law,” Palm Beach County Bar Association Cannabis Law Summit, April 20, 2017
  • Speaker, “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace,” Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, April 12, 201
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer,” Luncheon, March 22, 2017
  • Speaker, “Effects of Marijuana on Employers,” Broward County Bar Association Medical Marijuana Legalization Summit, February 10, 2017
  • Speaker, Increased FCRA Background Check Litigation – How Employers Reduce Risk in 2016, December 15, 2015.
  • Presenter, “Gender Identity and Related Discrimination in the Workplace” at the Hot Topics in Today’s Workplace Seminar, October 28, 2015.
  • Panelist, Employment and Labor Law Panel, Presented by FIU Law’s Employment and Labor Law Society, March 19, 2015.
  • Speaker, Florida International University Lunch and Learn, October 28, 2019
  • Speaker, “2019 Human Resource Association of Broward County’s (HRABC) Annual Conference,” October 10, 2019
  • Speaker, “#MeToo Movement’s Impact on Employer Obligations and Sexual Harassment Law,” Clear Law Institute, April 4, 2019
  • Speaker, Florida International University College of Law Labor and Employment Lunch and Learn, February 5, 2019
  • Speaker, “The #MeToo Movement’s Impact on Employer Obligations and Sexual Harassment Law,” Clear Law Institute Webinar, December 5, 2018
  • Speaker, “Legal / Regulation / Compliance of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency,” Blockchain World Open, December 3, 2018
  • Speaker, “How to Manage Employees’ Social Media Usage in the Workplace,” Clear Law Institute Webinar, November 8, 2018
  • Speaker, “Workplace Considerations for Employers in Light of the Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida,” Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Breakfast Forum, October 24, 2018
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance: Guidance on How to Remain in Compliance and Avoid Wage and Hour Lawsuits and Audits in 2018/2019,” Total Rewards Association of South Florida Conference, October 18, 2018
  • Speaker, “#MeToo Movement’s Impact on the Workplace and Employer Obligation Towards Addressing and Avoiding Sexual Harassment,” Human Resource Association of Broward County’s (HRABC) Annual Conference, October 5, 2018
  • Speaker, “Tips to Avoid Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and How To Report It,” Paralegal Association of Florida Boca Raton Chapter Luncheon Meeting, July 12, 2018
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer” Webinar, July 13, 2017
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer, Luncheon, June 8, 2017
  • Panelist, “Legal Areas of Practice Affected by Cannabis Law,” Palm Beach County Bar Association Cannabis Law Summit, April 20, 2017
  • Speaker, “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace,” Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, April 12, 201
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer,” Luncheon, March 22, 2017
  • Speaker, “Effects of Marijuana on Employers,” Broward County Bar Association Medical Marijuana Legalization Summit, February 10, 2017
  • Speaker, Increased FCRA Background Check Litigation – How Employers Reduce Risk in 2016, December 15, 2015.
  • Presenter, “Gender Identity and Related Discrimination in the Workplace” at the Hot Topics in Today’s Workplace Seminar, October 28, 2015.
  • Panelist, Employment and Labor Law Panel, Presented by FIU Law’s Employment and Labor Law Society, March 19, 2015.

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