Mr. Tideman has over 25 years of litigation experience encompassing substantive areas, including: (i) complex commercial contracts; (ii) labor and employment; (iii) trade secrets and covenants not to compete; (iv) banking litigation including debtor/creditor rights; (v) healthcare business disputes; (vi) insurance defense and coverage issues; (vii) personal injury; (viii) trust and estate litigation. He is a frequent speaker and writer on issues of litigation, employment, and education law.
Mr. Tideman is also the manager of the firm’s education law department. His education law experience includes constitutional law, collective bargaining, arbitration and due process, teacher discipline, student discipline, special education, land use, open records, open meetings, election law and other litigation involving public institutions. Mr. Tideman regularly counsels public institutions on day-to-day operation, risk management and legal issues.