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09/14/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Clint D. Cadwallader

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08/19/2022

PRACTICE GROUP SPOTLIGHT: Tax, Trusts and Estates

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08/18/2022

McGrath North's Team Receives Broad Recognition from The Best Lawyers in America® 2023

In its newly released 2023 edition, The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 44 McGrath North attorneys in the full range of specialty practice areas key to supporting businesses of all sizes across a broad range of industries, and 28 attorneys have been recognized for 10 years or more.  Of these attorneys recognized based on peer-review surveys, seven were named “Lawyer of the Year.” This honor is awarded to only one attorney with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. ... READ MORE

 
07/29/2022

McGrath North Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

McGrath North is honored to announce that 20 of its lawyers have been recognized as Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the 2022 Super Lawyers Ranking list. These lawyers practice in the core specialty areas critical to serving the firm’s clients across the country and help fulfill our commitment to focus first and always on client success. ... READ MORE

 
07/21/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Diana Morales McFarland

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07/20/2022

McGrath North Attorneys Awarded The Most Top Chambers Rankings

McGrath North continues its tradition in 2022 of being highly recognized for excellence by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with 25 McGrath North attorneys receiving special recognition in their legal practice areas, and 7 core practice areas being ranked for excellence. These recognitions include: ... READ MORE

 
07/13/2022

McGrath North Practice Groups Receive Chambers USA 2022 Recognition For Excellence

Chambers USA 2022 has recognized the excellence of seven core practice areas of McGrath North, and 25 of its attorneys practicing within those groups. “We work hard to continually build our core practice areas central to supporting our business clients,” said Roger Wells, President of McGrath North. “These efforts start with our summer clerk program, and continues with the development of our attorneys at all career stages, positioning them to serve our clients with excellence and receive these high honors.” ... READ MORE

 
6/22/22

McGrath North Celebrates Pride Month

McGrath North is excited to celebrate Pride Month to recognize, support and honor the LGBTQ+ community! ... READ MORE

 
06/03/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Jay D. Koehn

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05/25/2022

2022 Class of Summer Associates

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05/09/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Patrick D. Pepper

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04/21/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Brian T. McKernan

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03/31/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Ruth A. Horvatich

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03/24/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Cody Elyse Brookhouser-Sisney

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03/17/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: April N. Hook

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03/09/2022

ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Stacey A. Shadden

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3/8/2022

McGrath North Supports Ukraine

We fully support the governments and companies speaking out against Russia's invasion of Ukraine. We stand for democracy, and strenuously against the human atrocities being unlawfully carried out against the brave Ukrainian people. ... READ MORE

 
03/03/2022

Women's History Month

McGrath North is proud of its efforts to remove the barriers for women in the legal profession. In 1970, women made up only 4 percent of the entire legal profession and no woman had yet served on the U.S. Supreme Court. ... READ MORE

 
02/21/2022

McGrath North Celebrates Black History Month

As part of its ongoing commitment to expand diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession and within the firm, and to celebrate Black History Month, McGrath North is hosting for all of its employees and lawyers a virtual presentation by the Executive Director of the Nebraska Legal Diversity Council Shawntal M. Mallory on February 23, 2022. ... READ MORE

 
01/04/2022

McGrath North Announces the Promotion of Two Lawyers to Shareholder

McGrath North is proud to announce that Cody Elsey Brookhouser-Sisney and Jay D. Koehn are the firm's newest shareholders. “Cody and Jay are outstanding professionals who embody our focus on Excellence and our Client First commitment,” said Roger Wells, President of McGrath North. “Their promotions are a part of our ongoing investment in core service areas critically important to our clients.” ... READ MORE

 
01/03/2022

McGrath North Announces New Leaders

McGrath North is excited to announce new leadership for its board of directors, practice groups and key committees effective January 1, 2022. ... READ MORE

 
11/14/21

McGrath North Expands its Team with Two New Associates

McGrath North is pleased to announce the hiring of Madison Barbee and Nicole Petrow for the firm’s Real Estate and Tax teams. ... READ MORE

 
11/14/2021

2022 Best Law Firm Guide 50 Top Tier Recognitions

McGrath North is pleased to announce that it is once again the only Omaha Law Firm to receive 50 top regional rankings for the Omaha market in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2022 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” rankings are acclaimed for excellence related to professional services and ratings from clients and peers. Achieving tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. ... READ MORE

 
08/24/2021

McGrath North 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

McGrath North is honored to announce that 22 of its lawyers have been recognized as Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. These lawyers practice in the core specialty areas critical to serving the firm’s clients across the country and help fulfill our commitment to focus first and always on client success. ... READ MORE

 
08/19/2021

McGrath North's Team Receives Broad Recognition from The Best Lawyers in America® 2022

In its newly released 2022 edition, The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 47 McGrath North attorneys in the full range of specialty practice areas key to supporting businesses of all sizes across a broad range of industries.  Of these partners recognized based on peer-review surveys, 11 were named “Lawyer of the Year.” This honor is awarded to only one attorney with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. ... READ MORE

 
08/05/2021

Brookhouser-Sisney Selected as LeadDiversity Advocate

Inclusive Communities has selected Cody Brookhouser-Sisney as a LeadDiversity advocate for its 2021-22 class. This year long program is designed to build a network of leaders dedicated to creating opportunities and solutions related to diversity, equity and inclusion in this region. Cody joins 30 other advocates representing a cross section of Nebraska’s corporate, non-profit, public sector, education, healthcare and foodservice industries.  ... READ MORE

 
08/04/2021

Cadwallader Selected for Leadership Omaha

Clint Cadwallader has been selected as a participant in the Leadership Omaha Class 44. Leadership Omaha has, for over four decades, strengthened the community by developing Omaha’s future leaders. Selection as a participant in this program is based on demonstrated community and professional involvement, leadership, and a strong vision for the future of Omaha. ... READ MORE

 
08/01/21

McGrath North Achieves Top Ranking in Chambers Private Wealth

McGrath North is pleased to announce that their Tax, Trusts and Estates practice group continues to earn a top ranking (Band 1) in the 2021 Chambers Private Wealth guide for Nebraska. McGrath North is one of only two Nebraska firms to receive the Band 1 honor for its private wealth management work and related specialties. Chambers rankings are based on in-depth analysis and client interviews conducted by Chambers team of experienced researchers. ... READ MORE

 
07/18/2021

McGrath North Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Nebraska By Chambers USA

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06/25/2021

McGrath North Practice Groups Receive Chambers USA Recognition for Excellence

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06/21/2021

Pride Month

“We proudly support Pride Month, the LGBTQ+ communities, and their rights to respect, inclusion, equality and justice. Our firm is stronger and more effective in advocating for our clients as a result of our ongoing and never-ending commitment to build a diverse and inclusive team at McGrath North.” ... READ MORE

 
06/08/2021

Leadership Class 43 Graduation

McGrath North congratulates Cody Brookhouser-Sisney on her graduation from Leadership Omaha Class 43! Leadership Omaha was launched in 1978 to develop effective leaders who will strengthen and transform the Greater Omaha community. Cody participated in Leadership Omaha for the past ten months with a focus on community awareness and leadership styles. Cody’s leadership and enthusiasm is well-known in our firm and we are proud to see her positive impact on the Greater Omaha community. Congratulations Cody! ... READ MORE

 
06/03/2021

2021 Class of Summer Associates

McGrath North welcomes our 2021 class of Summer Associates: Avram Tynes, Katelyn Noah, Nicole Petrow, Samantha Blixt, Jeanne Kelley, Madison Barbee and Micah Carlson. We’re looking forward to a great summer with this outstanding group! ... READ MORE

 
04/22/2021

McGrath North Continues to Expand its Litigation Practice

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03/18/2021

Women's History Month

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01/22/2021

McGrath North Announces the Promotion of Two Lawyers to Partner

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11/30/2020

McGrath North Expands Two Practice Groups with New Associates

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11/24/2020

McGrath North Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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11/24/2020

McGrath North's Team Receives Broad Recognition from The Best Lawyers in America® 2021

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11/24/2020

McGrath North Receives Top Tier Recognition from Best Lawyers in its 2021 "Best Law Firms" Guide

McGrath North received top Omaha market rankings in 51 practice areas which includes 38 Tier 1 rankings and 13 Tier 2 rankings.  The firm also received a National designation for its Land Use & Zoning Law practice area (Tier 3). In addition, every McGrath North Practice Group received at least two Tier 1 rankings, which affirms that McGrath North has deep, recognized expertise across the entire firm. Best Lawyers® states that receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect the firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, professionalism, and integrity. ... READ MORE

 
August 10, 2020

Brookhouser-Sisney Selected for Leadership Omaha

Cody Elyse Brookhouser-Sisney has been selected as a participant in the Leadership Omaha Class 43. Leadership Omaha has, for over four decades, strengthened the community by developing Omaha’s future leaders. Selection as a participant in this program is based on demonstrated community and professional involvement, leadership, and a strong vision for the future of Omaha. ... READ MORE

 
June 25, 2020

As the Economy Reopens, McGrath North Announces Five New Associates and Four Law Clerks

McGrath North is excited to introduce its 2020 team of new associates and law clerks.  While the recent disruptions are unsettling and have created some uncertainty, McGrath North is confident in the resiliency of the economy and remains fully committed to building a talent-rich, inclusive team to serve its local, regional and national clients. ... READ MORE

 
June 18, 2020

McGrath North Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Chambers USA

June 2020, OMAHA – McGrath North is pleased to announce that Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in providing legal services to its clients in the following practice areas: Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Tax. Chambers states that McGrath North is a “full-service firm, renowned for its imposing bench strength and stellar client roster,” and one client comments that “they really do deliver high-value work.” ... READ MORE

 
February 18, 2020

"The Conversation Has Shifted"

Abbey Moland, a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Shareholder in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, was recently quoted in the Omaha World Herald article titled ‘Omaha Community Leaders Involved in Diversity Initiative Say it’s Already a Game-Changer’. ... READ MORE

 
August 28, 2019

McGrath North Achieves Top Ranking in Chambers High Net Worth Guide

McGrath North is pleased to announce that their Tax, Trusts and Estates practice group earned a top ranking (Band 1) in the 2019 Chambers High Net Worth guide. McGrath North is one of two Nebraska firms to receive the Band 1 honor for its private wealth management work and related specialties. Chambers rankings are based on in-depth analysis and client interviews conducted by Chambers team of experienced researchers. ... READ MORE

 
August 01, 2019

McGrath North Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Chambers USA

McGrath North is pleased to announce that Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in providing legal services to its clients in the following practice areas: Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate. Chambers describes McGrath North as a full-service firm, widely renowned for its impressive strength of transactional and litigation offerings. ... READ MORE

 
January 14, 2019

Intellectual Property 101: Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

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December 03, 2018

McGrath North Expands Two Practice Groups

McGrath North is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Courtney E. Foltz to the firm’s Tax, Trusts and Estates Group and Diana Morales McFarland to the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. ... READ MORE

 
October 07, 2018

Clint D. Cadwallader joins McGrath North

McGrath North is pleased to welcome Clint D. Cadwallader to the firm.  Clint has practiced law in Omaha for over eight years and concentrates his practice in the areas of intellectual property, information technology, and real estate. ... READ MORE

 
April 22, 2018

McGrath North Attorney Elected as Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

McGrath North is pleased to announce that Jonathan L. Grob, a shareholder in the firm’s Tax, Trusts and Estates Practice Group, has been elected as Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) by the regents of the college. ... READ MORE

 
April 15, 2018

McGrath North Expands with New Attorney Hire

McGrath North is pleased to announce the addition of its newest attorney, Caroline E. Nelsen.   ... READ MORE

 
December 03, 2017

McGrath North Adds Accomplished Litigation Attorney

McGrath North is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Maryl C. Sattler to the firm. ... READ MORE

 
September 25, 2017

2017 Omaha Manufacturing and Products Show

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May 04, 2017

Patents 101

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February 13, 2017

McGrath North Expands Three Practice Groups

Omaha, NE (February 12, 2017)  McGrath North is pleased to announce the expansion of three practice groups with the addition of attorneys Cody Elyse Brookhouser, Rachel C. Meyer and Matthew Munro.  These new attorneys will provide legal guidance on a full spectrum of issues within our Labor and Employment, Business and Corporate and Litigation practice groups. ... READ MORE

 
February 02, 2017

Attorney Leo Knowles Returns to McGrath North

Omaha, NE (February 2, 2017)  McGrath North is pleased to announce the return of Leo Knowles to the law firm. ... READ MORE

 
January 06, 2017

Pilgrim's Pride Announces Closure of Acquisition

Our Role

Represented Pilgrim’s Pride Corp, (majority owned by JBS S.A.) based in Greeley, Colorado with the purchase of GNP Co., located in St. Cloud, Minnesota. ... READ MORE

 
May 05, 2016

2016 Summer of Invention

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February 26, 2016

2016 Triumph of Ag Expo

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November 09, 2015

JBS Concludes Acquisition of Cargill's Pork Business

The transaction closed on October 30, 2015 and the purchase price was approximately $1.45 billion.  With the acquisition, JBS becomes the No. 2 pork processor in the United States. ... READ MORE

 
November 05, 2015

10th Annual Seminar For Accounting Professionals

McGrath North hosted the 10th Annual Seminar for Accounting Professionals at the First National Tower Conference Center on November 5, 2015 . ... READ MORE

 
October 05, 2015

McGrath North Partners Are Named As "Lawyer of the Year"

The 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© has been released and McGrath North is pleased to announce that more than half of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.  The Best Lawyers®  2016 list includes 39 McGrath North lawyers practicing in 49 legal specialties. Six of these lawyers were further honored as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Omaha market in their area of specialty. ... READ MORE

 
September 03, 2015

Super Lawyers Recognizes Attorneys as Among the Best in Nebraska

(September 2015) McGrath North is pleased to announce that 23 of its attorneys have been included in the Thomson Reuters list of 2015 Great Plains Super Lawyers. Selection into Super Lawyers is based on multiple factors, including peer nominations, evaluations and third party research. ... READ MORE

 
April 30, 2015

McGrath North Announces Practice Group Expansions

McGrath North is pleased to announce that Austin C. Bradley, and Luke C. Holst have joined the firm. ... READ MORE

 
September 11, 2014

McGrath North Expands Employee Benefits Team

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May 16, 2014

McGrath North Names New Shareholder

Ms. Moland has been an attorney with the firm since 2010, practicing in the Labor and Employment Practice Group.  She concentrates her practice on a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including wage and hour classifications, workplace investigations, hiring practices, immigration, OSHA investigations and employee class-action litigation.  ... READ MORE

 
April 14, 2014

McGrath North Attorney Jim Powers Inducted as Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation

Nomination for the Fellows program is an honor that is given annually to 30 attorneys.  The selection is based on multiple criteria including the integrity and character of the individual, dedication to improving the administration of justice and a leader of the legal profession recognized by colleagues. ... READ MORE

 
April 07, 2014

McGrath North Attorney earns LLM Degree

McGrath North, one of Nebraska’s largest law firms, announced that attorney Jonathan L. Grob recently earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation from the NYU School of Law.  Jon joins McGrath North attorney Matthew R. Ottemann in earning this distinction. ... READ MORE

 
October 07, 2013

McGrath North Expands with New Attorney Hire

Ms. Shadden joins McGrath North’s Business and Corporate Practice Group and will assist clients with a wide range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, business formation and general business planning. ... READ MORE

 
September 24, 2013

McGrath North Attorney Selected for Leadership Omaha

“Abbey is one of McGrath North’s outstanding young attorneys and understands our commitment to both our clients and the Omaha community.” said Roger Wells, President of McGrath North. “Her selection to Leadership Omaha is a recognition of her talents and accomplishments and her role as one of Omaha’s future leaders.” ... READ MORE

 
August 19, 2013

McGrath North Partners named "Lawyers of the Year"

The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 recently announced that 33 McGrath North attorneys were selected for 2014 list.  The list is representing nearly 55% of the firm’s attorneys, and practicing in 38 legal specialties, were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 by their peers and that five McGrath North attorneys were selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for the Omaha market. ... READ MORE

 
July 22, 2013

"Chambers USA recognizes McGrath North among the best"

Chambers USA bases its rankings on market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms. Interviews are conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation to enable Chambers to assess technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. ... READ MORE

 
May 06, 2013

"McGrath North to host CLE program that addresses ‘Who Gets What' in high profile victim funds"

McGrath North is excited to be hosting a unique CLE program that addresses the ethical and legal issues that arise in high profile victim funds. ... READ MORE