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Robert W. Futhey

Robert W. Futhey

Associate
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5267 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Robert's practice focuses primarily in complex civil litigation, representing clients in a variety of matters, including commercial, construction, and intellectual property disputes. Robert has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-suit investigations, discovery, trial practice, and appellant practice. A large portion of Robert's practice is in federal court.

Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Robert was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge for the District of Nebraska. Robert has also worked as a licensing and compliance professional and has experience assisting companies obtain liquor licenses and other operational compliance permits.

Outside of the office, Robert is an avid sports fan and movie enthusiast.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense & Self-Insured Litigation
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2011
  • Colorado, 2009

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 2009
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Comparative Corporate Governance
    • Honors: Creighton University School of Law Client Counseling Competition - Champion (2006)
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, Executive Editor, 2008 - 2009
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, Editorial Staff, 2008
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, Associate Staff, 2007
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, General Staff, 2007
  • Colorado State University
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) - 2004
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act Of 1974: Recommendations For Realigning Educational Privacy With Congress' Original Intent, 41 Creighton L. Rev. 277, 2008

Classes/Seminars

  • Presenter, A Guide to Effective eDiscovery (Sept. 2014), Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Presenter, Serving and Obtaining Discovery from an International Defendant, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, 2012 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2009 - Present
  • Colorado State Bar Association, 2009 - Present
  • Mesa County Bar Association, 2009 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2011 - Present
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2011 - Present
  • National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals, Associate Member, 2011 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, Law Clerk, 2009 - 2011
  • Hon. Thomas D. Thalken, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, Legal Intern, 2007 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

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Position: Associate

Email
402-978-5267

Practice Areas

Admitted

2011

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

2009

  • Colorado

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009

COLLEGE: Colorado State University, B.A., cum laude, Political Science & History, 2004

Robert's practice focuses primarily in complex civil litigation, representing clients in a variety of matters, including commercial, construction, and intellectual property disputes. Robert has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-suit investigations, discovery, trial practice, and appellant practice. A large portion of Robert's practice is in federal court.

Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Robert was a law clerk to the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge for the District of Nebraska. Robert has also worked as a licensing and compliance professional and has experience assisting companies obtain liquor licenses and other operational compliance permits.

Outside of the office, Robert is an avid sports fan and movie enthusiast.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Business Litigation), 2016

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Nebraska Defense Council Association, 2016 to Present
  • American Bar Association, 2009
  • Colorado State Bar Association, 2009
  • Mesa County Bar Association, 2009
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2011
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2011
  • National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals, 2011 to present - Associate Member

Judicial Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 2009-2011
  • Legal Intern to the Honorable Thomas D. Thalken, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 2007

Presentations and Publications

  • Presenter,  A Guide to Effective eDiscovery, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (Sept. 2014)
  • Presenter, Serving and Obtaining Discovery from an International Defendant, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association (Oct. 2012)
  • "The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act Of 1974: Recommendations For Realigning Educational Privacy With Congress' Original Intent," 41 Creighton L. Rev. 277 (2008)

Other

  • Creighton Law Review - Executive Editor (2008-2009); Editorial Staff (2008); Associate Staff (2007); General Staff (2007)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Creighton University School of Law Client Counseling Competition - Champion (2006)
  • Phi Beta Kappa - Member

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