Sam King

Sam King: Attorney with McGill, Gotsdiner, Workman & Lepp, P.C., L.L.O. AV stamp icon
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Sam King joined McGill in 2010 as a shareholder. Born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, Sam majored in English at Creighton University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in 1986. He earned his Juris Doctor in 1989 from Creighton University Law School. At Creighton, Sam served as a member of the International Moot Court Board and the Chairman of its Bench Brief Committee. Following law school, Sam served as Judicial Clerk to Hon. George W. Wuest, Chief Justice, South Dakota Supreme Court, and Hon. Timothy J. Mahoney, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nebraska.

Sam worked as an attorney in the United States Trustee’s Office for six years before entering private practice. Sam has extensive experience in bankruptcy, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 proceedings. Since joining McGill, he has served as counsel for Chapter 7 Trustee Rick Myers, and pursued preference claims, fraud claims, and actions to avoid liens and recover possession of estate property. Sam has represented debtors, lenders, lessors and lessees, secured and unsecured creditors, and potential asset purchasers in various bankruptcy proceedings.

Sam also has extensive commercial litigation experience. He has litigated civil cases in state and federal courts and in arbitration. He counsels individuals and owners, developers, property managers, tenants, financial institutions, and investors, covering a broad range of commercial transactions.

Sam is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, and the Omaha Bar Association. He has served as the President and Vice Chair of the Nebraska State Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee. Sam is the past President of St. Pius X/St. Leo Elementary School Board. Sam has earned the AV Preeminent designation in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors
  • Debtors Rights
  • Labor Relations
  • Employment
  • Criminal

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
402-492-9200  Phone
402-492-9222  Fax
University Attended:
Creighton University, B.A., 1986; Creighton University, B.S., 1986
Law School Attended:
Creighton University Law School, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
2006, U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court District of Nebraska; 1991, Nebraska; 2010, Iowa
Omaha Bar Association, Member; Nebraska State Bar Association, Member; President, Bankruptcy Section, 2006 - 2007; Nebraska State Bar Association; American Bar Association, Member.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (5 reviews)
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    Omaha, NE
    First National Plaza , 11404 West Dodge Road, Suite 500
    Omaha, NE 68154-2584

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