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Labor & Employment — Nebraska


Baird Holm LLP - Labor & Employment Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Distinguished practice with leading expertise across the full gamut of labor and employment mandates. Well respected for its proficiency in sector-related litigation, with considerable experience in employee benefits matters. Acts for a diverse range of eminent clients from the public and private sectors, with further aptitude in ERISA and compliance concerns. Offers particular expertise in union relations, workplace safety matters and workers' compensation.

Strengths One client praises the firm's "good value, excellent availability, and professional work in every aspect."

Sources recognize the "outstanding service" that the "very reputable employment group" provides.

Work highlights Represented SAC Federal Credit Union in its complaint against a former employee for the violation of a noncompete agreement.

Successfully defended Bryan Health against allegations made by a former employee of age discrimination, whistle-blower retaliation, breach of contract, promissory estoppel and fraudulent misrepresentation.

Notable practitioners

Gary Clatterbuck heads the firm's ERISA and employee benefits group. He is highly experienced in a wide range of employment matters, notably ERISA compliance, 401(k) plans and executive compensation. Clients praise his "exceptional expertise" and his ability to "tailor advice to the real workplace experience."

Chris Hedican focuses his practice on employment litigation, frequently handling discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation claims. He also has tremendous expertise in employment torts, trade secrets and noncompetes, with sources describing him as a "standout and highly experienced" figure in the market.

Head of department Randy Stevenson is described as a "top-notch, brilliant lawyer" by sources who praise his "excellent command of the law." He represents clients in a broad range of employment matters, including OSHA proceedings, wage and hour matters, and discrimination and sexual harassment claims.

Scott S Moore is highly regarded for his expertise in employment matters, notably labor relations and negotiations. He also represents employers in workplace safety and immigration cases, with one source noting that "the amount of knowledge he has on labor law is phenomenal."

Scott P Moore is widely recognized as an expert in housing law, frequently representing developers and individuals in fair housing and public accommodation matters. He is also well versed in employment discrimination claims, public policy matters, and wrongful termination disputes. Clients say that "his greatest attribute is his subject matter expertise" and appreciate that "he is very helpful, cost-effective, and always has a quick answer."

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Jackson Lewis P.C. - Labor & Employment Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established national firm valued for its outstanding breadth of experience and the imposing quality of its bench in this space. Acts for a host of prestigious corporate entities from a diverse range of industries, with experience working for clients from the manufacturing, retail, food processing and transportation sectors. Well respected for its proficiency in noncompete agreements, OSHA matters, employment defense and general labor law, with further aptitude in compliance and regulatory issues. Offers additional expertise in employee benefits, immigration law and union relations.

Strengths Clients describe the firm as "wonderful, responsive and cost-efficient."

Other sources say: "They are helpful whenever we need them, always proactive and very responsive."

Work highlights Successfully represented Noll in the enforcement of a noncompete agreement against a former employee.

Successfully defended PLS Financial Services in a DOJ investigation concerning possible discriminatory practices based upon citizenship or national origin in employment eligibility.

Notable practitioners

The "excellent" Randal Limbeck is best known for his tremendous expertise in ERISA, executive compensation and employee benefits. Sources describe him as "very experienced, bright and practical."

Timothy Loudon has expertise across the full range of labor and employment matters and particularly well regarded for his representation of management in employment discrimination cases. He is highly experienced in the defense of EEOC charges and wage and hour disputes. He is further praised by clients as a "go-to for union negotiations."

Joseph Dreesen has extensive experience in a variety of employment law matters, frequently representing management in NLRB proceedings, OSHA issues and wage and hour disputes. He is also known for his expertise in collective bargaining agreements. Sources describe him as "super professional, methodical and well organized - he's always thinking a few steps ahead."

Kelvin Berens is known for his specialization in labor relations, particularly his handling of alternative dispute resolutions. He is also well versed in workplace safety issues and class actions. Clients find him to be "knowledgeable, timely and thorough" and appreciate that "he provides reasonable and practical alternative solutions."

Christopher Hoyme focuses his practice on the representation of management in employment litigation. He regularly acts before federal and state courts and agencies. Sources praise his "thorough knowledge of the law" and describe him as "extremely knowledgeable and very responsive."

Amy Peck is an "exceptional attorney," according to peers, who recognize her particular expertise in immigration law. She also practices in worksite compliance and serves on the board of several national committees for immigration.

Chad Richter is well regarded for his diverse employment practice, which encompasses discrimination claims and wage and hour disputes, as well as labor relations and workplace litigation. Clients regard him as a "very dynamic and responsive" lawyer.

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Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 850 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.


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Fraser Stryker PC LLO - Labor & Employment Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded for its ability to handle a considerable breadth of matters in this area, with noteworthy strength in the labor law space in particular. Well versed in union-related matters, wage disputes and sector-specific arbitration, with further experience in ERISA, wrongful dismissal cases and OSHA concerns.

Notable practitioners

"Top lawyer" Patrick Barrett is commended by sources for his "significant expertise" across a variety of employment issues, notably collective bargaining, OSHA matters and noncompete agreements.

Kathryn Dittrick focuses her practice on the prevention of employment claims, regularly advising management on employee policies, agreements and handbooks.

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McGrath North Mullin & Kratz PC - Labor & Employment Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Recognized for its strength in managing a wide range of labor and employment matters for a good mix of local and regional clients. Offers considerable expertise advising on OSHA and wage and hour issues, with notable experience in the immigration space. Additional areas of strength include union negotiations, employee benefits matters and wrongful dismissal concerns. Also expertly handles noncompetes and collective bargaining agreements.

Strengths Sources say it is "an excellent firm; they are experts in their field."

One client praises the level of interaction with the team, explaining: "I felt well informed every step of the way."

Notable practitioners

Roger Miller is well known for his broad employment practice, which includes representing clients in NLRB proceedings, union negotiations and OSHA matters. He also frequently advises management on discrimination, harassment and compliance issues.

Stevenson Bogue is described by peers as a "premier practitioner." He has extensive experience handling discrimination cases, contracting issues and noncompete agreements. He also has an active immigration law practice.

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Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather LLP - Labor & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active in advising an array of public sector employers, with impressive experience acting for healthcare entities and educational establishments. Has a noteworthy breadth of sector expertise, with strength in collective bargaining, labor standards, pension issues and ERISA concerns.

Notable practitioners

Keith Peters is known for his expertise in employee benefits, notably executive compensation and pension plans. He also regularly advises clients on ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA compliance.

John Hewitt is well regarded for his representation of both public and private employers in a range of employment matters. He frequently acts on collective bargaining agreements, affirmative actions and wage and hour disputes, as well as handling arbitration and OSHA proceedings.

Tara Stingley focuses her practice on advising clients on regulatory and compliance issues, employment litigation and best practice. She also regularly handles wage and hour disputes, and FMLA and ADA matters.

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Kutak Rock LLP - Labor & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-known national firm active on a range of union-related employment matters, notably collective bargaining, unfair labor practice and litigation. Recognized for its broad client portfolio, which encompasses significant players in the banking, finance, telecommunications and healthcare industries.

Strengths Clients praise the "top-notch service" the team provides, and highlight the attorneys' "great knowledge of the law," further describing them as "thorough and detail oriented."

Other sources say: "They are always available, have the resources and offer outstanding value for money."

Notable practitioners

John Schembari has significant experience across a range of employment matters, notably employee benefits, executive compensation and ERISA law. He is highly regarded by clients, who praise his "fantastic level of expertise," describing him as "outstanding" and "an amazing person to work with."

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Woods & Aitken LLP - Labor & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active in advising a broad range of clients from the manufacturing, healthcare and telecommunications sectors. Offers noteworthy expertise across the full spectrum of employment matters, including HR counseling, employment litigation and traditional labor law. Also recognized for its particular expertise in construction law.

Strengths Client praise the quality of the team's service, saying: "Everything they do is first-rate."

Sources highlight the "excellent value" the firm provides and describe the attorneys as "very easy to work with."

Work highlights Successfully acted for AgTac Services in its defense of significant noncompete and trade secret litigation.

Defended the City of Crete, Nebraska in a federal court case concerning allegations of disability discrimination and retaliation.

Notable practitioners

Jerry Pigsley focuses his practice on the representation of both public and private employers in employment-related litigation and collective bargaining. Sources point out that he is "exceedingly knowledgeable in union negotiations" and describe him as a "very pragmatic practitioner."

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Senior Statesperson

McGrath North Mullin & Kratz PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Roger Miller is well known for his broad employment practice, which includes representing clients in NLRB proceedings, union negotiations and OSHA matters. He also frequently advises management on discrimination, harassment and compliance issues.

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Patrick J Barrett

Fraser Stryker PC LLO

From the Chambers USA guide

"Top lawyer" Patrick Barrett is commended by sources for his "significant expertise" across a variety of employment issues, notably collective bargaining, OSHA matters and noncompete agreements.

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Band 1

McGrath North Mullin & Kratz PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Stevenson Bogue is described by peers as a "premier practitioner." He has extensive experience handling discrimination cases, contracting issues and noncompete agreements. He also has an active immigration law practice.

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Rembolt Ludtke LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Mark Fahleson of Rembolt Ludtke LLP is highly regarded for his practice, which is focused on the representation on management in employment matters, most notably discrimination claims. Sources describe him as a "standout" attorney who "does a nice job."

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Baird Holm LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Chris Hedican focuses his practice on employment litigation, frequently handling discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation claims. He also has tremendous expertise in employment torts, trade secrets and noncompetes, with sources describing him as a "standout and highly experienced" figure in the market.

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Band 1

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Timothy Loudon has expertise across the full range of labor and employment matters and particularly well regarded for his representation of management in employment discrimination cases. He is highly experienced in the defense of EEOC charges and wage and hour disputes. He is further praised by clients as a "go-to for union negotiations."

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Randy RJ Stevenson

Baird Holm LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Head of department Randy Stevenson is described as a "top-notch, brilliant lawyer" by sources who praise his "excellent command of the law." He represents clients in a broad range of employment matters, including OSHA proceedings, wage and hour matters, and discrimination and sexual harassment claims.

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Band 2

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Joseph Dreesen has extensive experience in a variety of employment law matters, frequently representing management in NLRB proceedings, OSHA issues and wage and hour disputes. He is also known for his expertise in collective bargaining agreements. Sources describe him as "super professional, methodical and well organized - he's always thinking a few steps ahead."

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Band 2

Baird Holm LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Scott S Moore is highly regarded for his expertise in employment matters, notably labor relations and negotiations. He also represents employers in workplace safety and immigration cases, with one source noting that "the amount of knowledge he has on labor law is phenomenal."

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Band 2

Woods & Aitken LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jerry Pigsley focuses his practice on the representation of both public and private employers in employment-related litigation and collective bargaining. Sources point out that he is "exceedingly knowledgeable in union negotiations" and describe him as a "very pragmatic practitioner."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Kelvin Berens is known for his specialization in labor relations, particularly his handling of alternative dispute resolutions. He is also well versed in workplace safety issues and class actions. Clients find him to be "knowledgeable, timely and thorough" and appreciate that "he provides reasonable and practical alternative solutions."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Fraser Stryker PC LLO

From the Chambers USA guide

Kathryn Dittrick focuses her practice on the prevention of employment claims, regularly advising management on employee policies, agreements and handbooks.

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Band 3

Margaret C Hershiser

Koley Jessen P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Margaret Hershiser of Koley Jessen P.C. is well regarded for her employment practice, which encompasses contract negotiations, discrimination claims, and workers' compensation. She is also highly experienced in EEOC charges, wage and hour disputes and noncompete agreements. Sources describe her as "very diligent, hard-working and personable," with one market commentator declaring that she "goes the extra mile for her clients." 

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Band 3

Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

John Hewitt is well regarded for his representation of both public and private employers in a range of employment matters. He frequently acts on collective bargaining agreements, affirmative actions and wage and hour disputes, as well as handling arbitration and OSHA proceedings.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Christopher Hoyme

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Christopher Hoyme focuses his practice on the representation of management in employment litigation. He regularly acts before federal and state courts and agencies. Sources praise his "thorough knowledge of the law" and describe him as "extremely knowledgeable and very responsive."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Baird Holm LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Scott P Moore is widely recognized as an expert in housing law, frequently representing developers and individuals in fair housing and public accommodation matters. He is also well versed in employment discrimination claims, public policy matters, and wrongful termination disputes. Clients say that "his greatest attribute is his subject matter expertise" and appreciate that "he is very helpful, cost-effective, and always has a quick answer."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Amy Peck is an "exceptional attorney," according to peers, who recognize her particular expertise in immigration law. She also practices in worksite compliance and serves on the board of several national committees for immigration.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Jackson Lewis P.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Chad Richter is well regarded for his diverse employment practice, which encompasses discrimination claims and wage and hour disputes, as well as labor relations and workplace litigation. Clients regard him as a "very dynamic and responsive" lawyer.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Tara Stingley focuses her practice on advising clients on regulatory and compliance issues, employment litigation and best practice. She also regularly handles wage and hour disputes, and FMLA and ADA matters.

^ See whole ranking table