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 & Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars (Business Litigation), 2016-2019

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals, 2011 to present – Associate Member
  • Board of Directors, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, 2016 to Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Colorado State Bar Association 

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, Americans with Disabilities Act: Current Issues Under Title III, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association (Oct. 2018)
  • 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)
  • Article, “What a Piece of Junk(in): A Primer on Litigating Claims Under Neb.Rev.Stat. § 59-805,” Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Newsletter, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Winter 2018)
  • Article, “In What Universe Would You Want to Use a General Verdict Form,” Nebraska Defense Counsel Association Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2017)
  • “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

Admitted

2013

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

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