About this office:
McGrath North is an Omaha-based law firm that offers its clients a comprehensive, nationwide legal practice together with the integrity, personal attention, and work ethic of a mid-sized midwestern firm. The firm was founded in 1959 and has grown into one of the largest firms in Nebraska.
McGrath North offers our clients a broad range of legal experience with expertise in virtually every area of the law, including corporate and business law, general and specialized litigation, tax and estate planning, legislative/governmental regulation, marketing and advertising, antitrust, white collar criminal defense, employee benefits, environmental, health care, insurance, international, labor, intellectual property, commercial contracts and finance, mergers and acquisitions, site selection incentives and real estate. Our attorneys coordinate efforts across specialization groups so that McGrath North clients are assured of receiving the most efficient and effective legal services.
We are committed to providing our clients with the personal attention and resources necessary to deliver innovative and practical solutions regardless of the size or complexity of our clients' projects. The firm occupies five floors of the city's premier office space located in the First National Tower in the heart of downtown Omaha. Our offices are conveniently located across the street from the Federal Courthouse and a short walk to the Douglas County Courthouse.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
|Acquisitions and Sales||Antitrust and Trade Regulation|
|Aviation||Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring|
|Business Formation and Planning||Business Immigration Law|
|Business Succession, Exit and Shareholder Planning||Capital Markets and Securities Transactions|
|Class Action and Mass Tort||Commercial Contracts and Transactions|
|Commercial Litigation||Commodity Litigation|
|Commodity Transactions||Complex Litigation|
|Condominium Development, Creation and Management||Construction and Design|
|Corporate Finance and Lending||Corporate Governance, Securities Litigation and Shareholder Disputes|
|Corporate and Business Law||Credit Card and Merchant Processing|
|Creditors' Rights, Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Litigation||Education Law|
|Eminent Domain and Condemnation||Employee Benefits and ERISA|
|Employment Law (Discrimination; Wage and Hour; OSHA)||Energy|
|Environmental Counseling, Permitting and Compliance||Environmental Enforcement|
|Environmental Litigation||Environmental Site Remediation|
|Estate Planning and Estate Administration||Estate and Gift Tax Planning|
|Estate and Trust Administration||Executive Compensation|
|Fair Credit Reporting||Fair Debt Collection Practices|
|Financial Institutions, Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement||Food and Dietary Supplement Law|
|Insurance||Insurance Litigation - Coverage and Defense|
|Intellectual Property||Intellectual Property Litigation|
|International Business||International Taxation|
|Labor Law (Negotiations; Elections; Arbitrations)||Land Use and Zoning|
|Leasing, Disputes and Evictions||Marketing and Advertising|
|Mergers and Acquisitions||Natural Resources - Renewables|
|Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation||Privacy and Data Security|
|Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Venture Capital||Professional Liability Litigation|
|Professional Responsibility and Ethics||Property Tax Assessment and Protest|
|Real Estate||Real Estate Development|
|Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance||State and Local Taxation and Incentives|
|Sustainability||Tax Audit Representation and Litigation|
|Tax Exempt Organizations||Transactional Tax Planning|
|UCC and Secured Transactions||White Collar Defense and Investigations|
|Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney||Workers' Compensation Litigation|
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice; Litigation; Appellate Practice; Federal Practice; Corporate Law; Corporate Financing; Insurance; International Business Law; Securities; Antitrust; Financial Institutions Law; Taxation; Labor And Employment; Intellectual Property; Environmental Law; Energy Law; Marketing Law; Advertising Law; Franchising; Real Estate; Commercial Law; Creditors' Rights; Regulatory Law; Administrative Law; Employee Benefits; Estate Planning.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Forbearance Agreements - When Can You Safely Walk Away From the Negotiation Table
James J. Niemeier, August 24, 2015
Lenders who find themselves with a troubled loan that requires modification and a formal workout agreement can end up spending several weeks negotiating terms of the final forbearance agreement that will govern the remainder of the parties’ lending relationship, or at least get them past the...
Applying Code Section 409A To Severance Agreements Or Not?
Joan M. Cannon, August 6, 2015
Ten years ago, the passage of Internal Revenue Code Section 409A significantly changed the rules relating to non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements. This includes how we look at severance agreements. In general terms, Section 409A applies to compensation or in-kind benefits which are...
Year Established: 1959
GENERAL COUNSEL FOR: ConAgra Foods, Inc.; Omaha Airport Authority; Physicians Mutual Insurance Company; Valmont Industries, Inc.
Adesta Communications; Ag Processing, Inc.; Bank of Bennington; Biofuels Solutions, LLC; CFM Realty Advisors; Creighton University; Drake-Williams Steel Corporation; Farm Credit Services of America; First Data Corporation; First National Bank of Holdrege; First National Bank of Omaha; Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; JBS Swift & Company; Infogroup Inc.; Louis Dreyfus Company; Midwest Industries, Inc.; Mutual of Omaha; Nebraska Medical Center; Payflex Systems USA; Peter Kiewit & Sons; Prairie Life Fitness LLC; Precision Industries; Supertel Hospitality, Inc.; United Healthcare; Wells Dairy, Inc.; Werner Enterprises, Inc.
INSURANCE CLIENTS: Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Nebraska; Claims Professional Association; Federated Insurance Companies; General Casualty; Iowa Mutual Insurance Company; Podiatry Insurance Company of America; Sedgwick Claims Service.