Christopher P. Hammon

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Chris Hammon practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation, arbitration, counseling, and investigation.  He represents management in all variety of employment disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and before various arbitral tribunals.  Mr. Hammon also provides human resources counseling advice to employers on compliance and employee management and relations issues.

Mr. Hammon is co-chair of the firm’s Hospitality Industry Group and has experience representing employers in a wide range of industries, with particular expertise in the transportation, hospitality, and health care fields.  Mr. Hammon also has significant expertise assisting domestic employers with labor and employment issues relating to their operations abroad, and with counseling foreign companies on compliance issues involving their U.S. operations.

Mr. Hammon lectures frequently on a variety of labor and employment law topics. He is fluent in Spanish, being a native speaker of that language.


Experience

Mr. Hammon has successfully:

  • Handled numerous discrimination, retaliation, and harassment cases for large national retailers
  • Represented nationwide retailer in wage and hour class action
  • Represented national health care clients in various discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower cases
  • Conducted independent harassment and discrimination investigations for nationwide clients in variety of industries
  • Provided ongoing counseling and advice to large, medium, and small businesses on compliance with labor and employment laws
  • Provided ongoing advice on restructuring, employment issues to several family offices and related businesses
  • Represented national and local clients (small and large ) in wage and hour investigations by U.S. Department of Labor

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Georgetown National Law Alumni Board
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • National Hispanic Bar Association

Speeches:

  • Connections 2013 - ''You're Not The Boss Of Me: Regulating Employee Conduct On And Off The Job'' - Las Vegas - March 13, 2013
  • Ultimate Software HR Interactive Conference - ''Protecting Your Organization as Administrative Agencies Expand Their Reach and Power'' - Hollywood - March 13, 2012
  • Ultimate Software HR Interactive Conference - ''Managing Social Media in the Workplace'' - Boca Raton - March 03, 2011
  • Business & Legal Resources/Employer Resource Institute - ''HR Department of One'' - webinar - February 11, 2011
  • Client Seminar - ''Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Other Labor and Employment Hot Topics'' - Orlando - September 27, 2010
  • Ogletree Deakins Employment Law Seminar - ''Managing Pay Decisions After the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act'' - Hollywood - July 22, 2009
  • Client Seminar - ''The Ledbetter Fair Pay Act: What You Really Need to Know'' - Miami - May 27, 2009
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Labor and Employment Issues in the Caribbean Basin'' - Miami - May 11, 2009
  • Lorman Seminar - ''Employment Law From A to Z'' - Miami - May 18, 2008
  • Lorman Seminar - ''Managing Time Off: Employee Family, Medical and Other Leaves of Absence and the Labor and Employment Laws'' - Miami - December 05, 2007
  • Greater Miami SHRM - ''Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law for Managers, Executives, and Human Resources Managers'' - Miami - July 12, 2007
  • Lorman Seminar - ''Employment Law From A to Z'' - Miami - May 23, 2007

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May 06, 2011 - SHRM.org - "E-Mail Training Needed to Avoid Cyber Battles"
May 11, 2009 - SHRM Legal Issues - "Caribbean Employment Law: More Than a Puddle Jumper Away"

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