Patrick J. Straka

“I work tirelessly to help my clients achieve their goals in their desired time frame.”

With almost three decades of mergers, acquisitions, corporate and real estate law experience, Patrick works together with his clients to develop an effective roadmap to success, then guides them to an effective result.  Regardless of the complexity, Patrick assists his clients to find practical and timely solutions to each unique situation.

Patrick has extensive experience representing public and private clients in M&A transactions, real estate matters, business entity formation and governance, business planning and general transaction and contract negotiations in a wide variety of industries, including food, agriculture, manufacturing, energy, financial and technology.

Patrick’s experience provides him with a background that allows him to negotiate effectively on his client’s behalf, to make constructive suggestions to resolve difficult issues, and to provide sound strategic advice.

Case Studies / Success Story:
Patrick was working with a manufacturing client who had built his business from the ground up and was ready to sell. While the client had interested buyers, the business had some issues that complicated the sale. Patrick sat down with the client and they put together a game plan to help shore up the issues and make the business more attractive to the market. With the client’s cooperation and collaboration, the business quickly sold and the client was able to close on very favorable terms.

“Discuss upfront and in detail ultimate goals, business, timing and unique issues.”

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Professional Background

Nebraska, 1993

U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1993


University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., With High Distinction, 1993

University of Nebraska-Lincoln B.S., With Highest Distinction, 1990


Order of the Coif

Member, Editorial Staff, Nebraska Law Review

Author: “Executive Compensation Disclosure: The SEC’s Attempt to Facilitate Market Forces,” 72 Nebraska Law Review 803 (1993)

Nebraska State Bar Association Silver Quill Legal Writing Award

Listed: Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Nebraska, Corporate/Commercial – Band 3)

Professional Organizations

Omaha Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar Association

American Bar Association