Cheri S. Raymond
Cheri Raymond is an employment law attorney at Lynn Jackson, focusing on conducting external workplace investigations for employers. Cheri’s impartial investigations consider a broad range of issues such as discrimination, harassment, bullying, performance issues, violations of employer policies, and misuse of employer resources. Cheri is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in South Dakota.
Cheri grew up in Pierre, South Dakota, and obtained both her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Nebraska. After serving as a judicial clerk in for the Second Circuit Judicial Court, Cheri was in private practice with another large Sioux Falls firm for ten years. She joined Lynn Jackson in 2015.
Cheri attended a week-long training for workplace investigations, earning her AWI certificate (AWI-CH). She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and its local chapter, SESHRM, as well as the South Dakota and Second Circuit Bar Associations. Cheri serves on the Board for the Helpline Center, and has a personal goal to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health.
She and her husband Josh have two children, and they enjoy playing sports, traveling, and cheering on the Huskers.
- University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with High Distinction, 2003
- University of Nebraska, B.A., Psychology, with Highest Distinction, 2000
- Association of Workplace Investigations
- Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
- Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management (SESHRM)
- South Dakota State Bar Labor & Employment Law Committee
- South Dakota State Bar Civil Pattern Jury Instruction Committee (2011-2019)
- Association of Workplace Investigators, AWI-CH
- Great Plains Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2018)
- Helpline Center Board of Directors, 2015-Present
- Independent Living Choices Board of Directors, 2008-2014
- Rebekah Nelson – Paralegal
- State of South Dakota
- United States District Court for the District of South Dakota
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit