Caroline E. Nelsen


“I focus on the client’s needs, pinpointing the best solution to any legal, practical or ethical matter that may arise.”

Caroline concentrates her practice in the area of Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.  She represents clients of all sizes in legal and regulatory matters affecting employee benefit plans and counsels them on plan administration, design, implementation, participant disclosures, and reporting and filing requirements. Her practice also encompasses other benefit-related matters, including wellness programs, executive compensation, nonqualified plans, and HIPAA and COBRA compliance.

She also advises clients on the implications of relevant developments in federal and state law, with a specific interest in the tax code and health care reform.

During law school, Caroline worked as a law clerk for the employee benefits group at McGrath North, where she gained valuable experience working on health and retirement plans, and ensuring clients are in compliance with the various laws governing their plans.

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Professional Background
Admitted

Nebraska, 2017

U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2017

Education

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

Boston College, B.A., 2014

Accomplishments

Member, Marian High School Board of Directors

University of Notre Dame Law School: Executive Managing Editor of Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy

Marian High School: Head Coach for the Mock Trial Team

Professional Organizations

Nebraska State Bar Association

Omaha Bar Association