Honors & Awards

  • Named Best Lawyers’ “Omaha Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Lawyer of the Year” for 2013
  • Rated AVĀ® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (peer nominations)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2007-2009, 2012-2018 in the practice area of Civil Litigation Defense

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1984, Litigation Section
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1984
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1988
  • American College of Trial Lawyers – Fellow
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • Defense Research Institute – Nebraska State Representative (2004-2007), Insurance Law Committee, Products Liability Committee
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association – President (1998-2000)

Admitted

1987

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

1984

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

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1984

COLLEGE: Benedictine College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1981