Timothy ("Tim") D. Loudon is a Partner in the Omaha, Nebraska office of Jackson Lewis LLP. Mr. Loudon's practice encompasses virtually every aspect of labor and employment law.
As a former investigator for the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, Mr. Loudon investigated hundreds of discrimination charges and evaluated cases for litigation worthiness. Since leaving that agency in 1985, Mr. Loudon has successfully defended management in excess of 1,000 discrimination charges, appearing before numerous EEOC, state, county, and municipal FEP agencies throughout the United States. He has also successfully defended management in countless administrative audits before the OFCCP and the Wage and Hour Division, and counsels employers on a daily basis involving complex issues arising under the ADA, the FMLA and other state and federal legislation regulating the workplace.
Mr. Loudon has counseled and advised employers in numerous union organizing, election, and decertification campaigns, representing employers who have a variety of industries throughout the United States. He also has election experience with almost every major labor union, including SEIU, UFCW, USW, AFSCME, Teamsters, UAW, LIUNA, and IAM. Mr. Loudon has negotiated hundreds of collective bargaining agreements, with an emphasis on the health care industry.
Mr. Loudon also has extensive experience arbitrating grievances in both the union and non-union context. He has successfully handled discharge arbitrations involving drug testing, sleeping on the job, insubordination, patient abuse, theft, falsification of records, making terroristic threats, and absenteeism. Mr. Loudon has also successfully defended employers in numerous contract interpretation cases, including various time study, past practice, seniority, and "act of God" disputes.
Mr. Loudon has appeared before the NLRB in various administrative proceedings involving unfair labor practice charges, unit determination hearings, ballot challenges, and objections to elections.
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"Military Leave (USERRA) with a Glance at the Family Military Leave Act of Nebraska"
The Nebraska Lawyer (November 2007) [Author]
Employment Discrimination Law 3 (January 2002) [Contributing Author]
Nebraska "How to" Practice Manual 2 (June 1998) [Author]
"The 1993 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Their Anticipated Impact on Employment Litigation"
Creighton Law Review 28.4 (June 1995) [Co-Author]
"The Civil Rights Act of 1991: What Does it Mean and What Is Its Likely Impact?"
Nebraska Law Review 71.1 (July 1992) [Author]
"Applying Disparate Impact to Title VII Comparable Worth Claims: An Incomparable Task"
Indiana Law Journal 61.2 (May 1986) [Co-Author]
"L.B. 324: Codification of the Public Policy Exception to the Employment-At-Will Doctrine in Nebraska"
Creighton Law Review 19.3 (January 1985) [Author]
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
· "AV" top rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
· Listed in Chambers USA Client's Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Band 1)
· Listed in The Best Lawyers in America
· Listed in Great Plains Super Lawyers
· Listed in Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
· Listed in Omaha's Top Lawyers
· Pro Bono: regular participant at the Douglas County Courthouse "self-help" desk.
Bar & Professional Association Memberships
American Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association