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

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Construction
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Public Sector
Contact InfoTelephone: (402) 391-1991
Fax: (402) 391-7363
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

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Iowa State 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. Mr. Dreesen represents management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law.

Mr. Dreesen's practice includes National Labor Relations Board proceedings; collective bargaining; arbitrations; employment discrimination; workplace safety and health; wage and hour; public-sector labor relations and employment law; and general counseling in all aspects of workplace law. Mr. Dreesen is a frequent lecturer to employer associations and business groups, and has published numerous articles on various labor and employment law matters. Mr. Dreesen's practical and even-handed approach to the practice of law has made him a national presence in the representation of management.

Mr. Dreesen has been certified in Minnesota as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist.

Published Works

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

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WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective...

May 19, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking...


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Joseph S. Dreesen

10050 Regency Circle, Suite 400
OmahaNE 68114


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