Victoria H. Buter

(402) 231-8875
Partner
(402) 346-1148 Fax
vicki.buter@kutakrock.com

Ms. Buter, a partner, represents clients in state and federal court and before arbitration panels in numerous complex commercial and business litigation disputes. She has advised clients in securities litigation matters, products liability cases and trademark and copyright infringement cases. In addition, Ms. Buter has represented clients in cases involving breach of contract, defamation, employment discrimination, non-compete clauses and trade practices violations. She also provides counsel to clients in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) enforcement actions and advises clients in the securities industry on compliance with various FINRA and other regulatory rules and guidelines.

Ms. Buter has been named to Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List for 2016 and 2017. The exclusive list honors the achievements of the nation’s “most accomplished legal partners of the age of forty or younger.”

Additionally Ms. Buter has been named a Benchmark Litigation Local Litigation Star for 2018. Previously Ms. Buter was a Benchmark Litigation Future Star for 2015-2016 and a Great Plains Super Lawyers® Rising Star for 2013-2017. Each year, no more than 5% of attorneys in the state are named to the Super Lawyers list; and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Ms. Buter is also a top-rated business litigation attorney as determined by Super Lawyers.

Representative Experience:

  • Counsel in jury trial involving fraud in the execution of $23 million of corn forward contracts, resulting in desirable settlement following two week trial.
  • Lead trial counsel in fraudulent loan cases pending in California state court.
  • Successfully defended entry of summary judgment on appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in large commercial dispute.
  • Successfully argued appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in case involving breach of non-disclosure agreement.
  • National counsel for more than 35 securities arbitrations filed against financial services firm.
  • Lead trial counsel in successful defense of fraud case brought against lender.
  • Co-trial counsel for plaintiff who obtained $3.7 million judgment against guarantors of commercial loan.
  • Primary responsibility in representation of national brokerage firm in commercial dispute involving contractual issues and privacy.
  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment in favor of helicopter operator that resulted in an $18.3 million settlement in favor of plaintiffs.