Celebrating 125+
years of service



Fitzgerald Schorr PC
10050 Regency Circle, Suite 200
Omaha, Nebraska 68114
Phone: 402-342-1000
Fax: 402-342-1025

Human Resources Group

Our Human Resources Group provides clients access to a full range of skilled legal services to address employment, employee benefits and compensation issues. Our daily activities include advising business owners and managers respecting employment policies and practices, compensation policies, compliance issues, and defending employment-related claims such as employment discrimination actions. In the specialized areas of employee benefits and executive compensation – including retirement and deferred compensation plans – the experience of our lawyers is highly respected and recognized throughout the Midwest region. Some of our services include:

Employee Benefits

  • Development and start-up of equity-based compensation plans
  • Incentive stock options, deferred compensation and excess benefit plans
  • Qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, including ESOP and 401(k) plans
  • Section 125 cafeteria plans
  • Tax-sheltered annuities and 403(b) plans
  • Health, welfare and fringe benefit plans, including nondiscrimination and COBRA compliance
  • Defense of employee benefits claims and litigation

Employment Relations Law

  • Reviewing and designing employee selection procedures
  • Consulting with clients concerning independent contractor, temporary and part-time employee issues
  • Assisting with employment-related immigration and visa matters
  • Preparing, reviewing and updating employee handbooks, personnel manuals and personnel policies
  • Preparing and reviewing employment agreements, including non-compete agreements
  • Consulting with employers respecting trade secret and confidentiality disputes and agreements
  • Consulting with respect to drug testing and drafting drug testing policies
  • Advising and defending employers respecting issues under –
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Equal Pay Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (minimum wage, overtime pay, child labor) (FLSA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (plant closings and mass layoffs) (WARNA)
  • Similar federal, state and local laws and ordinances
  • Representing private and public sector management in employment and employment-related litigation and disputes
  • Representing and advising employers regarding collective bargaining, union organizing, and unfair labor practice matters
  • Workers’ compensation litigation and consultation
  • Advising employers respecting discipline and discharge of employees
  • Drafting employee separation agreements and releases of claims

For more information, please contact Thomas G. McKeon.