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Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, PC

Labor & Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 2IowaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Provides general employment counsel in addition to advising on union and contract-related matters. Represents employers in a variety of disputes including discrimination claims, trade secrets and wage and hour collective actions. Also well known for its training and education services for management. Demonstrable skills handling fraud and embezzlement cases.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "responsive, thoughtful, and insightful."

Work highlights

Advised Phillip's Floors on defending sex discrimination and harassment claims brought by a former employee.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Krausman continues to be a go-to for advice on various employment matters, including collective bargaining negotiations and grievance disputes. He is also an experienced litigator and offers notable expertise in the education sector relating to discrimination and negligence.

Jill Jensen-Welch offers broad experience in employment matters, including conducting workplace investigations, handling disputes and advising on employment policies and contracts. She also handles cases involving allegations of discrimination and embezzlement.
"Jill is exceptionally well-versed in employment law and is able to provide all risk factors, as well as advise on the least risky option."

Melissa Schilling handles a wide range of labor and employment matters, including representing clients in litigation before the state and federal courts and providing ongoing advice. She has experience advising on cases involving alleged negligence, unfair labor practices and fraud.
"Melissa's intelligence, responsiveness, and easygoing nature make her a joy to work with."

Russell Samson has a multifaceted practice which covers discrimination and wrongful discharge claims as well as matters relating to unfair labor practices and union grievances.
"He is one of the longtime leaders of the firm's employment practice."

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Iowa

Labor & Employment


Jeffrey A Krausman
Band 2
Jill R Jensen-Welch
Band 2
Melissa Schilling
Band 3
Russell Samson
Senior Statespeople