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Chad Richter Named Office Managing Principal of Jackson Lewis' Omaha Office

OMAHA, NE (April 3, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Chad Richter has been named the Omaha Office Managing Principal. Mr. Richter succeeds Kelvin (Kelly) Berens, who led the office for the past eight years and has chosen to step down to focus full-time on his expanding labor and litigation practice as well as internal management responsibilities within the firm.

“Kelly’s energy, positivity and dedication have been instrumental to the success of our Omaha office. We thank him for his hard work and commitment to our client base,” said Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino. “We are excited for Chad take the helm and look forward to seeing how the office will continue to thrive under his leadership.”

Mr. Richter’s practice is focused on preventive counseling and training, traditional labor law and workplace litigation. He provides 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. He also 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.

“I am honored to follow in Kelly’s path and look forward to building upon his many accomplishments,” said Richter. “We are going to grow our already-robust team of talented attorneys in Omaha, and continue to provide best-in-class legal services regionally and beyond.”

Mr. Richter received his B.B.A. from the University of Nebraska Omaha and his J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ Omaha office can be reached at (402) 391-1991.  


About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 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, health care 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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