Joseph S. Dreesen

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

Biography

Joe Dreesen is a Principal 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]

In the News

May 3, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.The firm...

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...

May 26, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.The firm...

Publications

August 7, 2017

OSHA Releases New Online Whistleblower Complaint Form for Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a revised online whistleblower complaint form.In an announcement, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt said, “Workers who report unsafe conditions and wrongdoing have a range of legal protections from retaliation. The...

July 5, 2017

Mine Safety Agency Issues Serious Accident Alert on Safe Handling of Chemicals

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a serious accident alert on handling dangerous chemicals, recommending best practices.MSHA highlighted a November 3, 2017, accident in which an explosion occurred when incompatible chemicals were mixed in a tank. A miner had unloaded a truckload of sodium hydrosulfide (NaHS)...

June 22, 2017

Beryllium Exposure Rule Going Through Changes, OSHA Admits

The rule to lower permissible workplace exposure to beryllium is undergoing changes in a White House review, Occupational Safety and Health Administration deputy director for standards and guidance Maureen Ruskin has told safety specialists, as reported by Bloomberg BNA. The final rule took effect on May 20, 2017, and employers must...

Blogs

OSHA Law
OSHA Releases New Online Whistleblower Complaint Form for Workers
August 10, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a revised online whistleblower complaint form. In an announcement, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt said, “Workers who report unsafe conditions and wrongdoing have a range of legal protections from retaliation.

By Joseph Dreesen

MSHA Law Advisor
Mine Safety Agency Issues Serious Accident Alert on Safe Handling of Chemicals
July 7, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a serious accident alert on handling dangerous chemicals, recommending best practices.

By Joseph Dreesen

OSHA Law
Beryllium Exposure Rule Going Through Changes, OSHA Admits
June 23, 2017

The rule to lower permissible workplace exposure to beryllium is undergoing changes in a White House review, Occupational Safety and Health Administration deputy director for standards and guidance Maureen Ruskin has told safety specialists, as reported by Bloomberg BNA.

By Joseph Dreesen

(Also at Omaha, Nebraska Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Higher Education

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
402-391-1991  Phone
402-391-7363  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com/people.php?PeopleID=1397
University Attended:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., with distinction, 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First admission:
1980
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Eighth, Ninth and District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; 2005, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota; U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 1980, Minnesota; 2012, Iowa; 1983, Nebraska
Memberships:

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

Birth Information:
1955
ISLN:
907756086

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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