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Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis:

Mike is a business lawyer who represents entities and individuals, including public companies, private businesses, public-private partnerships, non-profit entities and health care providers in business transactions, legislative matters, government relations and regulatory matters and security offerings. His practice involves representing clients in matters encompassing the full life of a business such as entity formation, corporate governance, stockholder agreements and dissolution. He has significant experience in a variety of substantial business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures and the myriad of contractual arrangements encountered by businesses. Mike also assists clients in protecting and licensing their intellectual property including software programs, biotechnology, and trademarks.  

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University of Nebraska, J.D., 1991
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1988

Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Listed: Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.)(Corporate Law)
  • Listed: Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers & Partners Publishing)(Corporate/Commercial)
  • Lifetime Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Nebraska State Bar Association Health Law Section
  • Member, University of Nebraska Lincoln Chancellor's Alumni Advisory Board
  • Member, University of Nebraska College of Law Business & Law Advisory Board
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth, Nebraska Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors, Football for the World Foundation USA
  • Member, President's Cabinet, Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Member, University of Nebraska Medical Center Chancellor's Board of Counselors (2010-2018)
  • Past Chair, Securities Section, Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member, Leadership Omaha, Class 22 (1999-2000)
  • Vice President and General Counsel, infoUSA, Inc., 1997-1999
  • Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Retired
  • Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 1990-1991
  • Published:  “LB 107 and Nurse Practitioners: Going it Alone?”  Physicians Bulletin, Metro Omaha Medical Society Magazine, September/October 2015
  • Published:  “Selling Your Private Medical Practice”  Nebraska Medicine, Nebraska Medical Association Magazine, Winter 2013