Chad P. Richter
Firm: Jackson Lewis P.C.
Address: 10050 Regency Circle, Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68114
Membership: Professional Associations and ActivitiesAmerican Bar Association American Teleservices Association, Midwest Chapter Board of Directors (2010-present) Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Board of Directors (2010-2011) Human Resource A
University: University of Nebraska-Omaha, B.B.A., Business Marketing, 1996, Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Admitted: 2000, Nebraska; 2000, Nebraska - D. Neb.; 2014, Kansas; 2010, Missouri - E.D. Mo.; 2013, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2009, Missouri
Biography: Chad Richter is a Principal in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.Mr. Richter's practice is divided into three areas: (1) preventive counseling and training; (2) traditional labor law; and (3) workplace litigation. With regard to Mr. Richter's preventive practice, he routinely provides day-to-day advice and counseling to management on a variety of employment law matters including human resource management, traditional labor relations, employment discrimination, wage and hour, privacy, disability leave management, and reductions in force. Mr. Richter routinely assists management in workplace audits, preparing contracts and workplace policies, complex employment investigations and developing and presenting training curriculums on numerous employment and labor law topics. Mr. Richter has developed a host of training models designed to educate all levels of management from front-line supervisors to the most senior executives and board members in the organization. Mr. Richter develops training that is highly interactive, engaging, and educational.Mr. Richter also assists organizations during labor organizing campaigns, labor negotiations and routinely represents management in labor arbitration proceedings nationally. Provided litigation arises, Mr. Richter also defends management before federal and state administrative agencies and before federal and state courts throughout Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa.Mr. Richter routinely presents both locally and nationally to business and civic organizations on a variety of employment and labor related topics. For example, recently Mr. Richter spoke at the annual Corporate Counsel Conference in Los Angeles, California in October 2013 and in Washington DC in 2012; the national convention of the Society of Human Resource Management in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2011; the American Teleservices Association national convention in Washington, DC in 2011; presented numerous times to the Association of Corporate Counsel nationally; and presented at the Nebraska Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management annual convention in Omaha, Nebraska in September, 2013. PublicationsJuly 27, 2015 In Shift, Labor Board Requires Employers to Disclose Witness Statements July 27, 2015Overturning a 37-year-old precedent, the National Labor Relations Board has decided that witness statements obtained by an employer during an investigation of employee misconduct and requested by a union representative no longer will enjoy special protection from disclosure. American Baptist Homes of the West d/b/a Piedmont GardensMay 12, 2015 Nebraska to Require Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers May 12, 2015Aligning Nebraska with a small, but growing, number of states that have legislated additional protections for pregnant individuals in the workplace, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has signed an amendment (L.B. 627) to the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act (“NFEPA”) requiring reasonable accommodations for pregnantSeptember 24, 2014 Labor Board Declines to Overrule Favorable Union Beck Notice Precedent September 24, 2014A union fulfilled its “Beck” notice obligations to a new employee even though it failed to disclose the “reduced fees and dues” for which the employee would be responsible by refusing to become a member under a union security clause at the same time it first informed the employee of his obligations under the Blogs Labor & Collective Bargaining Terminations Lawful for Statement Not Impugned by Discharged Employees' Accompanying Protected Communication January 28, 2014The National Labor Relations Board's Division of Advice has concluded an employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act for terminating two workers for a statement about their pay and other working conditions in a survey posted online to third parties. Varsity Brands, Inc., Case 15-CA-110683 (12-23-13). It recommended the fir By Chad P. Richter In the NewsAugust 17, 2015Jackson Lewis Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 August 17, 2015WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respectiveMay 19, 2015Chambers & Partners Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide May 19, 2015WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking EventsMar 9 to Mar 10Atlanta, GA Remaining Union Free: Spring Simulation Series March 9, 2016 - 1:00 PM to March 10, 2016 - 4:30 PMW Atlanta Downtown45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NWAtlanta, GA 30308 The Labor Board's new election rules are in full swing and there has been an increase in both the number of petMar 16 to Mar 17Las Vegas, NV Remaining Union Free: Spring Simulation Series March 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM to March 17, 2016 - 4:30 PMThe Mirage Las Vegas3400 S Las Vegas BlvdLas Vegas, NV 89109 The Labor Board's new election rules are in full swing and there has been an increase in both the number of petMar 22 to Mar 23Chicago, IL Remaining Union Free: Spring Simulation Series March 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM to March 23, 2016 - 4:30 PMSummit Executive Center205 N Michigan Ave10th floorChicago, IL 60601 The Labor Board's new election rules are in full swing and there has been an increase in both the number of pet