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Adam D. Kemper

Senior Counsel
Overview

Adam D. Kemper focuses his practice in the area of labor and employment law. He is also a part of the Firm’s Cannabis and Blockchain groups. Mr. Kemper 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. 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.

Since 2017, Mr. Kemper has also assisted companies looking to implement blockchain technology and/or issue a new form of digital currency with guidance and compliance, including but not limited to, assistance with White Papers and business plans, marketing compliance, consultancy and employment agreements, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, terms and conditions for their website, apps and/or platforms, standard operating procedures for Telegram and other messenger and social media platforms, conducting real estate transactions utilizing a third-party digital payment processor, etc.

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

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

  • 2up Technology, Inc. d/b/a Pitch Investors Live, Founding Board Member
  • Real Trade Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Real Trade, Founding Board Member
  • Pitch the World Podcast, Host
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Member

Speaking Engagements

  • 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, “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.

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Recognitions

  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Up & Comer Lawyer Under 40,” 2020
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,” Employment & Labor, 2017-2019
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