Kate is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. She has a general civil trial practice including experience with transportation, premises liability, employment, and professional malpractice cases. She believes in a common-sense approach to litigation when defending insurance companies, businesses, and individuals. 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 currently lives in Lincoln with her husband and two sons. Outside of the office, she enjoys all Husker sports, running, traveling, and promoting causes that support 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, 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, Rockhurst University, summa cum laude, 2008

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

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
Employment Law

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