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

Government Service

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

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 18, 2014 2015 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 56 Kutak Rock Attorneys
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 56 of its attorneys are included in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication.

August 24, 2011 An 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, 2012 Commercial Finance Update

November 30, 2011 Commercial Finance Update

August 31, 2011 Commercial Finance Update

December 7, 2010 LLC 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, 2010 Updates 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, 2010 Municipality 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)


Past Events

August 13, 2013 Agribusiness Law Seminar 2013


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Jeffrey T. Wegner

1650 Farnam Street
OmahaNE 68102-2186


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