John S. Lord Jr

Jack Lord is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice. He has clients in a wide range of different industries, including many health care clients, and he is a member of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team.

Mr. Lord has tried employment and commercial litigation cases ranging from breach of contract, disability and national-origin discrimination claims to pregnancy and FMLA claims. He works with private and public employers. He regularly defends employers in class and collective action lawsuits. He also helps clients defend themselves in OSHA proceedings.

Mr. Lord has successfully filed and argued numerous motions for summary judgment in courts around the country. He has briefed and argued before several appellate courts, including the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Arizona Court of Appeal. Mr. Lord has negotiated labor contracts and defended employers in arbitration.

Mr. Lord litigates and advises on trade secret, non-compete and other restrictive covenants and is also a member of Foley’s Trade Secret/Noncompete Specialty Practice.

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Areas of Practice 1) ADA & FMLA Compliance, 2) Discrimination, 3) Harassment & Retaliation, 4) Labor & Employment, 5) Labor & Employment Class Actions, 6) Reductions-in-Force and 7) Trade Secret Noncompete Litigation
Law School Duke University School of Law
Education University of Florida (B.A., 1990)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Florida
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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