THOMAS B. SHIRES

Mr. Shires is a partner of the firm in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Shires handles workers’ compensation matters in Nebraska and Iowa for a broad range of clients from local family-owned businesses to large national corporations. Mr. Shires focuses his practice on understanding his client’s business and tailoring individual workers’ compensation and litigation strategies to meet individual business’s needs. Mr. Shires has given numerous presentations to employers and insurers on workers’ compensation issues.

Mr. Shires received his Juris Doctor from the University Of Nebraska College of Law in 2014 where he graduated with distinction. Mr. Shires received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, with a major in finance and a minor in economics. Mr. Shires also spent a summer studying economics at the University of Oxford, England.

Although, Mr. Shires grew up in Colorado, he has strong ties to Nebraska and has always been a lifelong Husker fan. Mr. Shires enjoys Husker games, golfing, and spending time with friends and family.

Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska and State of Iowa

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska College of Law, with distinction, 2014.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2011.

Professional Past and Present Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa Self-Insurers Association
  • Nebraska Claims Association
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association

Community Involvement 

  • Leadership Lincoln, current Fellow

Area(s) of Practice
Workers’ Compensation

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