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Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara

Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5371
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

   Katherine began her legal career in September of 2009 as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, New York, where she prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases and tried dozens to verdict.

   As an Omaha native, Katherine returned to Nebraska and served as Senior Counsel and Assistant Vice President for Fidelity National Title Group, where she managed an active civil litigation caseload in several jurisdictions across the country.

   From there, Katherine became an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, where she prosecuted cases in federal district court. Katherine tried several cases as an Assistant United States Attorney, which included complex wire fraud, drug conspiracy, firearms, and child pornography charges. Katherine has also argued cases on behalf of the United States before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

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

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2010
  • Nebraska, 2013

Education

  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, New York
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 2009
  • Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota - 2006
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Major: Government & International Affairs
    • Minor: Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Awards for Academic Excellence for Legal Research and Writing in 2006 and for clinical work during law school at the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York in 2008
  • Awarded the Exemplary Contributions to the Quality of Student Life award at law school commencement in May 2009 for serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Touro's International Law Review
  • Public Interest Law Fellowship Award from Touro Law School in 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court

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Position: Attorney

Email
402-978-5371

Practice Areas

Admitted

2017

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

2013

  • State of Nebraska

2010

  • New York

Education

LAW SCHOOL:Touro Law School, Central Islip, New York
Degree: J.D., Cum Laude
Year Graduated: 2009

COLLEGE: Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Degree: Government & International Affairs, with a minor in Business Administration, Cum Laude
Year Graduated: 2006

Katherine began her legal career in September of 2009 as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, New York, where she prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases and tried dozens to verdict.

As an Omaha native, Katherine returned to Nebraska and served as Senior Counsel and Assistant Vice President for Fidelity National Title Group, where she managed an active civil litigation caseload in several jurisdictions across the country.

From there, Katherine became an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, where she prosecuted cases in federal district court. Katherine tried several cases as an Assistant United States Attorney, which included complex wire fraud, drug conspiracy, firearms, and child pornography charges. Katherine has also argued cases on behalf of the United States before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Awards for Academic Excellence for Legal Research and Writing in 2006 and for clinical work during law school at the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York in 2008.
  • Awarded the Exemplary Contributions to the Quality of Student Life award at law school commencement in May 2009 for serving as Editor-in-Chief of Touro's International Law Review
  • Public Interest Law Fellowship Award from Touro Law School in 2008

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court

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