Adam D. Kemper | Senior Counsel | Marijuana lawyer

Adam D. Kemper

Senior Counsel
Overview

Adam D. Kemper focuses in the area of labor and employment law. He counsels employers 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. Mr. Kemper has recently begun working with Cannabis businesses on their various workplace needs.

Mr. Kemper also has extensive experience litigating employment-related disputes on behalf of both employees and employers. Mr. Kemper has litigated numerous cases from inception to trial. During law school, Mr. Kemper worked as an intern investigator of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Mr. Kemper regularly drafts articles and conducts seminars for companies on relevant labor and employment topics.

Mr. Kemper is also the Chair of Greenspoon Marder’s Summer Associate Program, where he distributes work assignments, establishes goals, and mentors summer associates on ways to improve and overcome deficiencies that are common among law students and junior associates.

 

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District Florida

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • J.D., Florida International University College of Law, cum laude, 2010
  • B.A., Florida State University, cum laude, 2007
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Emerge Broward, Former Executive Board Member and Co-Chair of the Develop Committee, Member

Speaking Engagements

  • 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, “Cannabis Beyond Nevada,” Business of Marijuana in Nevada, July 19, 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,” Ultimate Software and Greenspoon Marder Webinar, July 13, 2017
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer,” Ultimate Software and Greenspoon Marder 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, 2017
  • Speaker, “Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar: Tips for the 2017 Employer”, Ultimate Software and Greenspoon Marder 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.

Videos

Awards

Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,” Employment & Labor, 2017
Publications

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