Jeffrey T. Wegner: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Jeffrey T. Wegner

Omaha,  NE  U.S.A.
Phone(402) 231-8814

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Practice Areas

  • Loan Modifications and Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
University Iowa State University, B.S., 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1984
Admitted1984, Iowa; 1986, Nebraska, U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa and District of Nebraska; 1989, Texas

Memberships and Affiliations

•American Bankruptcy Institute
•Bankruptcy Section of the Nebraska and Iowa Bar Associations
•Past president of the Bankruptcy Section, Nebraska Bar

BornStorm Lake, Iowa, February 7, 1958

Mr. Wegner, a partner, concentrates in the representation of creditors in bankruptcies. He has represented clients in bankruptcy courts in more than 47 jurisdictions in cases involving a wide range of transactions, including commercial real estate financings, asset-based lending and real estate and lease financings, and executory contracts. In addition, he has represented entities making acquisitions through bankruptcy proceedings as well as post-petition lenders. He is actively involved in structuring lending transactions through the use of bankruptcy-remote vehicles.

Mr. Wegner has served as president of the Nebraska State Bar Bankruptcy Section and is a frequent lecturer at professional education seminars. He is a contributing author to the Health Care Insolvency Manual published by the American Bankruptcy Institute.


August 24, 2011An Issuer's Payments on Tradable Debt Securities May Be Protected From Avoidance in a Subsequent Bankruptcy Case of the Issuer

The Second Circuit recently held, in a case of first impression, that a pre-bankruptcy payment by an issuer of commercial paper to redeem the commercial paper can constitute a protected settlement payment under the Bankruptcy Code that is not avoidable as a preference or as a constructively fraudulent transfer in a subsequent bankruptcy case of the issuer.


March 30, 2012Commercial Finance Update


November 30, 2011Commercial Finance Update


August 31, 2011Commercial Finance Update


December 7, 2010LLC Managers Must be Expressly Authorized to File Bankruptcy on Behalf of LLC

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Tenth Circuit recently held, based on a prohibition against filing bankruptcy in a limited liability company's operating agreement, that a limited liability company's manager was not authorized to file a bankruptcy case on behalf of the limited liability company. Client Alert

May 17, 2010Updates of Recent Decisions Relating to the Bankruptcy Code's Provisions Governing Bankruptcy Filings by Municipalities

Summaries of two recent decisions relating to the Bankruptcy Code's provisions governing bankruptcy filings by municipalities. Client Alert

May 17, 2010Municipality Bankruptcy Filings under the Bankruptcy Code: In re Las Vegas Monorail Company, Case No. 10-10464 (Bankr. D. Nev. April 26, 2010) and In re New York City Off-Track Betting Corp., 2010 WL 1027612 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Mar. 22, 2010)


August 13, 2013Agribusiness Law Seminar 2013


Government Service

Law clerk to the Honorable Richard Stageman, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa.


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Jeffrey T. Wegner

1650 Farnam Street
OmahaNE 68102-2186


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