Stacey A. Shadden

“Creating a new venture is never easy. I partner with clients to provide practical guidance to help my clients navigate through the legal mind fields standing in their way to success.”

As a member of McGrath North’s business corporate practice group, Stacey focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, data privacy and information technology matters. Stacey’s goal is to establish a partnership with each client to create a practical working plan for every step of a transaction to ensure a successful and efficient outcome.

Practical Guidance Through Every Stage of a Transaction

Stacey has experience assisting a wide-variety of clients through every stage of a M&A transaction. Her experience ranges from helping start-ups take-off to working through a buy/sell transaction with individual entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 businesses. Stacey is skilled at offering practical advice and ensuring clients are prepared and informed through every step of the process.

Realistic Advice Creating Operational Efficiencies

Stacey has extensive experience assisting clients with all aspects of commercial contracts for companies of all sizes in a full spectrum of industries. Implementing sound contracts to minimize legal risk is a key component for any business. Stacey provides sensible and realistic advice to ensure her clients are building operational efficiencies while protecting her clients’ best interests when negotiating, drafting and managing contract matters.

Seamless Legal Counsel

Stacey regularly helps clients address current and emerging data privacy and information technology matters, including data privacy and security regulations, corporate compliance programs and risk management and information technology transactions. Stacey partners with her clients to evaluate the application of the ever-changing data privacy and information technology world to provide seamless legal counsel and to proactively create an efficient plan to navigate and comply with legal and regulatory obligations.

“Helping clients be proactive minimizes risks, creates efficiencies and saves dollars in today’s digital business world.”

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Professional Background

Iowa, 2013

Nebraska, 2014


Creighton University School of Law J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2013

Creighton University B.S.B.A, Magna Cum Laude, 2009


Author: “How to Sandbag Your Opponent in the   Unsuspecting World of High Stakes   Acquisitions,” 47, No. 3, Creighton Law   Review 459 (2014)

Executive Editor, Creighton International & Comparative Law Journal

Vice President of Logistics, Moot Court Board

National Moot Court Regional Semi-finalist

Business Law Concentration

Professional Organizations

Iowa State Bar Association

Omaha Bar Association (LRS Committee)

Nebraska State Bar Association

American Bar Association