KATE Q. MARTZ

Kate is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group where she has experience representing Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, political subdivisions, and individuals in a variety of matters. Kate regularly handles litigation involving transportation, premises liability, and professional malpractice. She also advises employers on employment related matters and handles employment litigation from initial investigation through appeal. Kate has successfully tried cases to verdict in Nebraska and Iowa and handled appeals in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kate grew up in Omaha and lives in Lincoln with her husband and sons. Outside of the office, she enjoys all Husker sports, running, and traveling. She also spends her time supporting causes in her community that support and promote women, diversity, and inclusion

Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska, State of Iowa, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, U.S District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska College of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, Rockhurst University, summa cum laude

Professional Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member of ALFA International Future Leaders Forum, Transportation Steering Committee, and Women in the Law Steering Committee

Special Distinctions

  • CALI Awards for Excellence: Torts, Clinical Practice-Civil Clinic
  • Outstanding Civil Clinic Student
  • Chief Standing Bear Scholarship Recipient

Community Service

  • Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska College of Law
  • YWCA Mission and Advocacy Committee
  • RISE Lincoln Board of Advisors

Area(s) of Practice
Litigation
Transportation
Premises Liability
Employment
Insurance Defense

Contact Info
1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
LINCOLN, NE 68508
p: 402.475.1075
f: 402.475.9515
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