Jackson Lewis Strengthens Employment Practice, Welcomes Michaelle L. Baumert to Omaha Office

OMAHA NE, (June 1, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Michaelle L. Baumert has joined the firm’s Omaha office as a Principal. Ms. Baumert, who joins Jackson Lewis from Kutak Rock LLP, has more than 20 years of experience in labor and employment matters.

“We are pleased to welcome Michaelle to the firm,” said Chad P. Richter, Omaha Office Managing Principal. “A talented attorney with long-standing and substantive relationships in the local business community, Michaelle’s skills and experience bolster our team both in the Omaha region and firm-wide."

Ms. Baumert’s experience includes employment law, class actions, franchise vicarious liability, and traditional labor law. She provides day-to-day preventative counseling and assistance to employers regarding the full spectrum of labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, disability leave management, reductions in force, policy drafting, employment contracts and severance agreements and workplace investigations.

Ms. Baumert also maintains a strong litigation and trial practice. Ms. Baumert has represented employers in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings and in defending against unfair labor practice charges, in efforts to combat union organizing campaigns, and in negotiating collective-bargaining agreements. She has successfully defended employers through summary judgment, bench and jury trials, and appellate work in individual and class and collective actions involving harassment and discrimination claims, wage and hour, and various other employment-related disputes.

She frequently holds training sessions for executives, management and supervisors to provide valuable preventative advice and proactive approaches to everyday workplace problems, large and small. She also provides engaging and interactive training to employees.

Ms. Baumert received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Nebraska.

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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Michaelle L. Baumert

Michaelle L. Baumert

Chad P. Richter

Chad P. Richter