Nebraska Employment Lawyers

Perry Andrew Pirsch
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(402) 521-0930 8610 West Dodge Rd.
Suite 1
Omaha, NE 68114
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Perry Andrew Pirsch has 20 years of experience in the practice of law. In addition to over a decade in private practice, Perry served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska in Civil Litigation (1998-2000), Legislative Counsel to U.S. Rep. Lee Terry (2003-2004), General Counsel to the Nebraska State Auditor of Public Accounts (2004-2007), and Deputy and Counsel to the Nebraska State Treasurer (2007-2008).

Perry received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Law in 1998 and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science in 1994 ( UNL). He also holds a...
Gatsby G. Solheim
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Crete, NE Employment Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(402) 381-3765 1100 Main Ave
Crete, NE 68333
Employment, Agricultural, Business and IP
Drake University Law School
Michael J. Merrick
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Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(402) 951-9330 1004 Farnam Street
Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, IP and Workers' Comp
Creighton University School of Law and University of Nebraska College of Law
Melanie Whittamore-Mantzios
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Lincoln, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 474-1507 1248 O St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment
Angela Y. Madathil
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Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(402) 577-0686 1625 Farnam Street #830
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Bankruptcy
Washburn University School of Law
Robb Newcomb Gage
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Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 498-2777 319 S. 17th St.
Suite 700
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Bonnie Boryca
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Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
10330 Regency Parkway Dr.
Omaha, NE 68114
Employment and Personal Injury
University of Kansas School of Law
Kelly M. Ekeler
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Lincoln, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 434-3000 121 S. 13th Street
Ste. 800
Lincoln, NE 68501
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(402) 964-5048 1620 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Business
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Hastings, NE Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(303) 297-2400 3100 Co Hwy 10-5W
Hastings, NE 68901
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 330-3060 14301 FNB Pkwy Ste 100
Omaha, NE 68154
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(402) 341-6000 409 S 17th St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
U of San Francisco School of Law
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(402) 964-5059 1620 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Business
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(402) 964-5033 1620 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(402) 964-5038 1620 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 397-7300 10306 Regency Pkwy Dr
Omaha, NE 68114
Employment and Business
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 341-3070 1601 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Tax
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 341-1020 1411 Harney St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Workers' Comp
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Antitrust, Appeals and IP
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 341-3070 1601 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Lincoln, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 437-8504 301 S 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Antitrust, Business and Criminal
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 391-1991 10050 Regency Cir
Omaha, NE 68114
Employment
Kimball, NE Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(308) 235-3617 109 S Walnut St
Kimball, NE 69145
Employment, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Antitrust, Appeals and Business
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 397-7300 10306 Regency Pkwy Dr
Omaha, NE 68114
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 341-3070 1601 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment and Business
Lincoln, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 475-5100 1201 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment and Business
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Lincoln, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 437-8518 301 South 13th Street
Suite 500
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 346-6000 The Omaha Building
Omaha, NE 68102
Employment, Antitrust, Business and Civil Rights
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 343-3711 1125 S 103rd St
Omaha, NE 68124
Employment and Education
Omaha, NE Employment Law Lawyer
(402) 397-1700 1125 S 103rd St
Omaha, NE 68124
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Entertainment & Sports and Health Care
Lincoln, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 475-5100 1201 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment, Business and Collections
Omaha, NE Employment Law Attorney
(402) 391-6777 2120 S 72nd St
Omaha, NE 68124
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Estate Planning
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Nebraska Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091
Lincoln, NE

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.