Christopher E. Hoyme is a Shareholder in the Omaha, Nebraska office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Hoyme represents management nationwide in all facets of employment litigation. He has successfully defended employers across the country in over 40 federal and state courts, as well as before numerous federal and state administrative agencies across the country.
Mr. Hoyme looks for practical solutions for clients facing litigation. He believes in a proactive, preventive approach to dealing with employment issues so that clients are placed in the best possible position to avoid lawsuits before they are filed. However, once a client is faced with defending a lawsuit, Mr. Hoyme’s approach is to respond quickly and aggressively, making him a formidable opponent in the courtroom.
Mr. Hoyme has received an “AV Preeminent” top rating by theMartindale-Hubbell Law Directory, and is listed in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers. He is also named as a Great Plains Super Lawyer and in Super Lawyers Business Edition.
Among his other affiliations, Mr. Hoyme is a member of the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section, the Defense Research Institute, the Omaha Bar Association and the Nebraska Trucking Association and serves as a governing board member for the Domestic Violence Council. Mr. Hoyme is also employment counsel for the South Dakota Retailers Association, which has more than 4,000 members. He also serves as employment counsel to Legal Aid of Nebraska.
Mr. Hoyme is admitted to practice law in the states of Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and Mississippi. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Nebraska, Indiana, Mississippi, and Colorado and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Hoyme received his B.A., cum laude, in 1981, from St. Olaf College. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, in 1984 from the University of Mississippi.
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