Joseph S. Dreesen: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Joseph S. Dreesen

Omaha,  NE  U.S.A.
Phone(402) 391-1991

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Practice Areas

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Reductions in Force, WARN Act
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., with distinction, 1977
Law SchoolUniversity of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Admitted1980, Minnesota; 1983, Nebraska; 2005, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota; 2012, Iowa; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Eighth, Ninth and District of Columbia Circuits

bar & professional association memberships

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar Association

Omaha Bar Association

South Dakota State Bar

South Dakota Labor and Employment Law Committee


Joe Dreesen is a Shareholder in the Omaha, Nebraska office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Prior to his joining the Firm, Mr. Dreesen was a partner in Berens & Tate, PC, LLO for approximately 25 years. Mr. Dreesen works with a number of employers throughout the country on numerous employment and labor law issues. Mr. Dreesen has successfully negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements, and advised clients in obtaining successful results in union organizing efforts. He also has an extensive OSHA and wage and hour practice.

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Among his published articles, Mr. Dreesen is the Co-Author of Is Employment-At-Will Alive and Well in Nebraska? Creighton Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2 (1987-88). He also has been published in numerous magazines and trade publications. He has received an AV top rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, and is listed in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers. He is also a Member of the American, Nebraska (Labor & Employment Law Section), Minnesota (Labor Law Section), South Dakota, and the Omaha Bar Associations. Mr. Dreesen is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist.

Mr. Dreesen is admitted to practice in the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota, as well as in the U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits; and the District of Columbia Circuit Court.

Mr. Dreesen earned his J.D.,cum laude, in 1980, from the University of Minnesota; and his B.A. with distinction in 1977, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Published Works

Articles Is Employment-At-Will Alive and Well in Nebraska?
Creighton Law Review 21.2 (January 1987) [Co-Author]


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Joseph S. Dreesen

10050 Regency Circle, Suite 400
OmahaNE 68114


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