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Russell A. Westerhold

Russell A. Westerhold

Partner
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5339 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Russ focuses his practice on the construction, regulatory, bankruptcy and agricultural fields. Russ assists various construction industry clients in assessing and managing risk through contract negotiations and is an experienced litigator of construction disputes. In the regulatory arena, Russ represents clients before various agencies and has extensive experience practicing before the Nebraska Public Service Commission and the FERC. Raised on a farm in Northeast Nebraska, Russ works with clients in the agricultural industry on a wide range of topics.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Insurance Defense and Self-Insured Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Appellate Practice
  • Eminent Domain & Right of Way Acquisition

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2003
  • Nebraska, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2002

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - May, 2002
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln
    • B.A. - 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Rated BV® Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Construction Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, and Eminent Domain), 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2002
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2002
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2002
  • Leadership Omaha, Member

Russel Westerhold

Position: Of Counsel

Email
402-978-5339

Practice Areas

Admitted

2006

  • U.S. Supreme Court

2004

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

2003

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

2002

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

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 2002

COLLEGE: Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.A., 1999

Russell A Westerhold MH

Russ focuses his practice on the construction, regulatory, bankruptcy and agricultural fields. Russ assists various construction industry clients in assessing and managing risk through contract negotiations and is an experienced litigator of construction disputes. In the regulatory arena, Russ represents clients before various agencies and has extensive experience practicing before the Nebraska Public Service Commission and the FERC. Raised on a farm in northeast Nebraska, Russ works with clients in the agricultural industry on a wide range of topics.

Honors and Awards

  • Rated BV® Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars in 2013-2016 (Construction Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, and Eminent Domain)

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2002
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2002
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2002
  • Leadership Omaha - Member

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