Labor & Employment Law

The law firm of Bowman & Krieger provides knowledgeable counsel to navigate the area of employment law to both employers and employees.

Our Employment Law attorneys provide advice and advocacy for employers and employees regarding federal, state, and local laws which impact the employer-employee relationship.  We combine common sense and business experience with the sophisticated legal knowledge necessary to provide both understanding and guidance to our clients regarding employment related claims.

Our employment lawyers have represented clients before the various state and federal administrative agencies which handle claims of discrimination.  We have also represented clients in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Our employment law practice for employers covers every aspect, from new hires and compensation to workplace treatment and separation:

•                      Employment Contracts and Policies

•                      Hiring, Discipline and Termination

•                      Employment Litigation

•                      Family Medical Leave

•                      Fair Labor Standards Act

•                      Defense or investigation of harassment, discrimination, whistle-blower, and retaliation claims under state and federal law by employees

•                      Development of EEOC compliance policies and procedures

•                      Crafting of leave and other personnel policies and handbooks

•                      Enforcement of non-compete, non-disclosure and other confidentiality contracts


Our Employment Law attorneys can also assist corporate officers, managers and other professionals with their individual employment law needs, such as:


•                      Negotiation of employment contracts and severance agreements;

•                      Issues relating to compensation disputes; and,

•                      Negotiations regarding buy-outs or other issues regarding non-compete agreements.



Our Employment Law attorneys assist our clients in all areas of employment law including claims of discrimination relating to: sexual harassment, age, gender and religious discrimination. We have experience representing employees with regard to claims of


•                      Sex Discrimination

•                      Age Discrimination

•                      Religious Discrimination

•                      Disability Discrimination

•                      Nebraska Wage Payment and Collection Act

•                      Fair Labor Standards Act

•                      Family Medical Leave

•                      Severance Packages

•                      Employment Contracts

•                      Disciplinary proceedings

•                      Development of non-compete, non-disclosure and other confidentiality contracts

Donald H. Bowman


Mark J. Krieger


Chad L. Bowman


Terri M. Weeks