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Jason S. Ritchie - Billings, MT

175 N. 27th StreetSuite 1206 Billings, MT 59101

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Updated: 01/23/2020

Billings Litigation Lawyer


Mr. Ritchie successfully represents clients involved in virtually all types of labor and employment disputes. Businesses trust Mr. Ritchie to achieve positive results when their reputations are on the line.


About Jason S. Ritchie

Practice Areas

  • Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Montana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Montana Bar Association (Member)
  • Yellowstone County Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Montana, Member
  • Yellowstone Area Bar Association, Member


  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana, 2004
    Honors: With Honors
  • Carroll College, 2001
    Major: Business Administration

Past Positions

  • Holland & Hart LLP

Classes and Seminars

  • FMLA Master Class, 2007 - 2009
  • Discipline, Documentation and Discharge - Avoiding Claims and Lawsuits, 2006 - 2011
  • Avoiding Wrongful Discharge, 2005 - 2011
  • Employment Law Update, 2011 - Present
  • The New FMLA Regulations that Affect Your Workplace, 2011 - Present
  • Medical Marijuana at Work, 2010 - 2011
  • Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of Leave and Disability Laws: FMLA, ADA/ADAAA, and Worker’s Comp, 2009 - Present
  • Set The Stage With New Hires – Consistency From The Start, 2009 - Present
  • Sometimes It’s None Of Your Business – Balancing Employee Privacy Rights v. Employer’s Right To Know, 2009 - Present
  • The New ADAAA, 2009 - Present
  • The New FMLA, 2009 - Present
  • Personnel Files: What to Keep, What to Shred, 2007 - 2010
  • What Employers Need To Know About Discrimination, 2007 - 2011
  • “New DOL Overtime Rule,” Yellowstone County CPAs, October 2016
  • “New DOL Overtime Rule,” Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance, October 2016
  • “New DOL Overtime Rule,” Rocky Mountain Bank, September 2016
  • “What You Need to Know as an Employer in the Bar Business,” Montana Tavern Association, September 2016
  • “Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Training,” 2013-2016
  • “FLSA Training,” 2015, 2016
  • “FMLA Master Class” 2011-2016
  • “FMLA Update: Tricky Compliance Issues,” The Seminar Group Annual L&E Seminar March 2016
  • “Discipline, Documentation and Discharge – Avoiding Claims and Lawsuits,” 2011-2016
  • “Avoiding Wrongful Discharge,” 2005-2016
  • “What Employers Need To Know About Discrimination,” 2007, 2011, 2015
  • “Employment Law Update,” 2011
  • “Medical Marijuana at Work,” 2010 and 2011
  • “The New FMLA Regulations that Affect Your Workplace,” 2011


Other Sources of Feedback About Jason S. Ritchie

Included on the 2023 Mountain States list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Mountain States Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jason S. Ritchie on Super Lawyers


  • Rising Star for Employment & Lab, 2008 - 2009
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2013
  • Chambers USA , 2011 - 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - 2013
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law—Management—Billings, Montana
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law—Individuals, Employment Law—Management, Labor Law—Management, Labor Law—Union, Litigation—Labor and Employment
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Employment & Labor

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Office Information


175 N. 27th StreetSuite 1206 Billings, MT 59101


  • 406-545-0412

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday



  • 50 Employment Laws in 50 States, Montana sections, M. Lee Smith Publishers and Printers
  • “Top Cop’s Wrongful Discharge Case Busted,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, August 2016
  • “Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow – Tips For Negotiating Employee Separations,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, July 2016
  • “An Employer, Employee, and Union Walk Into A Courtroom: Five Lessons Learned,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, July 2016
  • “Getting Rid of a Manager in Montana,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc. – MT, May 2016
  • “Five Tricky Wage and Hour Questions,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, May 2016
  • “Insurance Liability When Employee Injured Using Personal Vehicle,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, April 2016
  • “Fired HR Manager Has FLSA Anti-Retaliation Claim,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, April 2016
  • “Ten Tricky Montana Wage and Hour Questions,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, March 2016
  • “Public Sector Union Agency Fees Still Alive,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, March 2016
  • “HR Manager Fired After Complaining to Supervisors About Pay Practices Has FLSA Anti-Retaliation Claim,” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, February 2016
  • “Unique Montana Employment Laws (reworked parts of other articles/memos),” Business and Legal Resources, Inc.- MT, January 2016
  • “Montana Q&A,” Lexology Navigator – MT, January 2016
  • “Top Tip For The New Year: Train Your Supervisors,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, January 2016
  • “Do’s and Don’ts of Documentation,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, July 2015
  • “FMLA Self-Audit: Are You in Compliance?” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, May 2015
  • “FMLA Regulations to Be Revised to Include Same-Sex Spouses on Place of Celebration,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, July 2014
  • “Hot Tips for FMLA Compliance and Curbing Abuse,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, May 2014
  • “Keep Good Payroll Records to Defend Wage Claim,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, April 2014
  • “Overtime Pay Exemptions to Change Pursuant to President Obama’s Directive, Employers’ Lawyers Blog, March 2014
  • “Montana Supreme Court Stresses Right of Privacy in Employment Records,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, November 2013
  • “Statute of Limitations for Wage Claims, Punitive Damages for Constructive Discharge Claims and Supervisor Liability Clarified by Montana Supreme Court,” Employers’ Lawyers Blog, December 2013

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