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Chad P. Richter

Office Managing Principal
Omaha

P 402-827-4233
F 402-391-7363
Chad.Richter@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Chad Richter is Office Managing Principal of the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

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 and facilitated hundreds of management training seminars educating all levels of management from front-line supervisors to the most senior executives and board members in organizations. 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 is a frequent speaker to local and national organizations on a variety of employment and labor related topics.  Most recently, Mr. Richter spoke at the annual convention for the Society of Human Resource Management in New Orleans and Washington DC in 2016 and 2017, the client forum for Equifax Workforce Solutions in Scottsdale in 2017 and the Montana Healthcare Association in Helena Montana in 2017. 

Honors and Recognitions

USA Chambers 2018 - Chad P. Richter
Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers Award Badge
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Professional Associations and Activities

  • AKSARBEN Foundation, AKSARBEN Floor Committee (2016-Present)
  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska Advisory Committee, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (2010-Present)
  • Legislative Director, SHRM Nebraska State Council (2015-Present)
  • Board Member, Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) (2017-Present)
  • Vice-President, Community Stewardship Council (2015-Present)
  • Curriculum Committee, Leadership Omaha (2014-2017)
  • Leadership Omaha – Graduate Class 34
  • Nebraska Restaurant Association
  • American Teleservices Association, Midwest Chapter Board of Directors (2010-2016)
  • Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Board Member (2010-2011)
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands
  • Society of Human Resource Management, Elected to serve on a National Expertise Panel (2011 and 2012)
     

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November 8, 2018
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Chad Richter and Ross Gardner Comment on Access-to-Premises Rules under the NLRA

November 8, 2018

Chad Richter and Ross Gardner comment on when employers must permit union representatives and union-organizing employees on company property in "Educate Managers About Union Access-to-Premises Rules," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

May 30, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2018

May 30, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation... Read More

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March 11, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for February 2019

March 11, 2019

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Member Mark Gaston Pearce has withdrawn his name from consideration for another term on the Board. Pearce reportedly explained his decision by stating it felt best to “remove myself from the center of a political tug of war.” Pearce’s nomination had stalled in the U.S. Senate, which ended its last... Read More

February 14, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for January 2019

February 14, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reinstated its pre-2014 standard for determining whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee. SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., 367 NLRB No. 75 (Jan. 25, 2019). The NLRB determined that the employer’s shuttle van drivers were not employees, but independent contractors. Thus, they... Read More

January 8, 2019

Top Five Labor Law Developments for December 2018

January 8, 2019

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially upheld the Obama-era standard the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted for determining whether two entities are joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Browning-Ferris Industries of Cal., Inc. v. NLRB, No. 16-1028 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 28, 2018). The case came before... Read More

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Apr 3toApr 4

Los Angeles, CA
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

April 3, 2019 - 1:00 PM to April 4, 2019 - 6:00 PM PST
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Alpharetta, GA
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

May 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM EST
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Sep 23toSep 24

Las Vegas, NV
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

September 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to September 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM PST
3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd. - Las Vegas, NV
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Workplace Law Under President-Elect Donald Trump: What to Expect

December 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST

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NLRB Chairman Fires Back at Request to Withdraw Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint Employment
January 31, 2019

John Ring, NLRB Chairman, has sent a five-page letter to several members of Congress in response to their request for the NLRB to withdraw its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the joint-employer standard. Read More

Sour Note – Musicians Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, NLRB Tells Theater Company
August 2, 2016

A Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a group of musicians were statutory employees under the National Labor Relations Act and, therefore, entitled to vote in an NLRB-conducted union representation election. In the Matter of Fiddlehead Theatre Company, Inc. Read More

Terminations Lawful for Statement Not Impugned by Discharged Employees’ Accompanying Protected Communication
January 28, 2014

The 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 Read More