Joy A. Batteen


Human Resources


Joy A. Batteen leads Kaufman Rossin’s award-winning human resources department and spearheads the firm’s recruiting efforts. An “employee champion,” she develops and implements HR programs echoing the firm’s mission and “people-first” values.

She focuses on engaging employees when managing Kaufman Rossin’s HR programs, from recruitment and employee retention initiatives to employee benefits, performance management and conflict resolutions. Moreover, Joy influences business practice decisions and stays abreast of employment-related legal news to advise the firm’s HR objectives.

Joy also manages the firm’s wellness initiatives, leading Kaufman Rossin to win the “Best Health & Wellbeing Program” award at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Excellence in HR Awards.

Before joining the firm in 2007, Joy served as director of recruitment and performance development at a large law firm based in Kansas City, Missouri.

She has received several awards recognizing her leadership and impact, including the “2018 Excellence in Human Resources Award” from South Florida Business & Wealth and “Power Leader in Human Resources” by the South Florida Business Journal in 2016 and 2017. In 2010, the South Florida Business Journal named Joy an “Excellence in Human Resources Honoree.”

Active in the community, Joy participates in P.E.O., Chapter EL (an international philanthropic educational organization), Women of Tomorrow and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Southern Florida Chapter. She is also a member of the Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications, University of Kansas,