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Elizabeth A. Culhane

Elizabeth A. Culhane

Associate
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5256 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Insurance Defense & Self-Insured Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Trucking Defense
  • Class Action Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2008
  • Nebraska, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2007

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2007
  • Creighton University
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2003
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "In Accordance With General Principles of Comity": President Bush's memorandum in Medellin v. Dretke and the constitutional limitations on the President's ability to enforce the ICJ's Avena judgment at the state level, St. Louis University Law Journal, Spring, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Omaha Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable C. Arlen Beam, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 2007 - 2009

Elizabeth A. Culhane

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5256

Practice Areas

Admitted

2009

  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

2008

  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

2007

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007

COLLEGE: Creighton University, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, 2003

Liz focuses her practice on litigation; providing services to the Firm's clients in federal litigation, class action litigation, insurance defense litigation, commercial trucking litigation, commercial litigation, appellate practice and personal injury.

Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Liz served a two-year term as a law clerk for the Honorable C. Arlen Beam, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Liz completed her undergraduate studies at Creighton University in 2003, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Political Science, magna cum laude. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2007, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013-2016

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2007
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association - Member

Judicial Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable C. Arlen Beam, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007-2009

Presentations and Publications

  • Joseph K. Meusey and Elizabeth A. Culhane, "State of Nebraska",  in The Law of Lawyers' Liability, Fifty-State Survey on Legal Malpractice 287 (Merri A. Baldwin, Scott F. Bertschi & Dylan C. Black, eds., 2012).

  • "'In Accordance With General Principles of Comity': President Bush's memorandum in Medellin v. Dretke and the constitutional limitations on the President's ability to enforce the ICJ's Avena judgment at the state level", St. Louis University Law Journal (Spring 2007)

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