Overview

Martha Keon counsels employers regarding compliance with the many local, state and federal laws and regulations that govern the workplace. Her practice includes defense of wage and hour class and collective actions as well as discrimination, harassment and retaliation charges and lawsuits. She writes and speaks on a variety of employment law issues.

Martha joined Littler in Minneapolis, became a shareholder in Los Angeles, and now practices in Philadelphia. 

In law school, Martha was associate editor of The Law Review.

News, Analysis & Press

Books & Book Chapters

  • Retaliation and Whistleblowing: A Guide for Human Resources Professionals & Counsel, Contributor, LexisNexis, 2010

Speaking Engagements

Retail Industry Roundtable

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 12, 2017

A Top 10 Update on National Origin Discrimination

23rd Annual Employment Law Institute – Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

April 28, 2017

Presenter, Litigating the Employment Discrimination Case

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Feb. 1, 2017

Presenter, Avoiding Employment Litigation Landmines

Bryn Mawr Trust Breakfast Seminar, Haverford, PA

Oct. 5, 2016
Preventing Discrimination Claims: Who is Protected and How to Maintain Compliance

August 31, 2016

Retail Industry Roundtable

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 6, 2016

The Joint Employer Standard: New Tests, New Challenges

22nd Annual Employment Law Institute – Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

April 28, 2016

Panelist, Penn Law Women’s Summit

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA

March 21, 2016
DOL's Proposed Changes to the White Collar Regulations: What Should Employers Do Now?

Philadelphia, PA

July 14, 2015

The Immigrant Workforce: What Every Employment Lawyer Must Know

21st Annual Employment Law Institute - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA

April 28, 2015
English Only and English Proficiency: Some Rules of the Road for Employers

April 1, 2014

Education

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1993
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1985

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania
California
Minnesota
New York

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • California Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • New York Supreme Court