Matthew M. Enenbach

(402) 661-8653
Partner
(402) 346-1148 Fax
Matthew.Enenbach@KutakRock.com

Mr. Enenbach is a member of Kutak Rock’s Product Liability, Mass Torts and Personal Injury Litigation Group. He represents designers, manufacturers, sellers, distributors, end users and employees in high exposure and complex matters throughout the United States arising from explosions and fires, as well as industrial, construction and trucking accidents and involving industrial, automotive, agricultural, recreational, household and energy-related products. Mr. Enenbach also guides clients through OSHA investigations and voluntary recalls with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada. In addition to his products liability and personal injury matters, Mr. Enenbach represents life insurers in rescission, fraud and benefit disputes throughout the country.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Enenbach was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska where he was a member of the Criminal Bureau. He prosecuted and investigated various matters ranging from white-collar crime to sexual abuse and routinely argued cases before the Nebraska Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. He is still called upon by local prosecutors and judges to serve as a special prosecutor and to convene grand juries when needed. Utilizing this experience, Mr. Enenbach maintains a strong government disputes practice in which he represents clients in fraud and false claim matters, as well as criminal and civil investigations and matters with the DOJ, SEC, FDIC and other government agencies.

Mr. Enenbach is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards in the areas of litigation, products liability and personal injury. Mr. Enenbach 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.”  Previously, Mr. Enenbach was named a Benchmark Litigation Future Star for 2015 and a Great Plains Super Lawyers® Rising Star from 2013 to 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. Mr. Enenbach is also a top rated products liability attorney as determined by Super Lawyers®.

On July 1, 2015 Mr. Enenbach was appointed by the Nebraska Secretary of State and confirmed by the Nebraska Legislature as a Commissioner for the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.

Recent Accomplishments:

  • Successfully guided multiple clients through voluntary recalls with the CPSC and Health Canada.
  • Obtained deletion of OSHA citation for alleged violation of general duty clause.
  • Defeated request for preliminary injunction after four-day evidentiary hearing related to a service contract.
  • Successfully defended anti-trust and tortious interference lawsuit alleging $145 million in damages.
  • Defeated claim for indemnification arising from contractor’s significant burn injuries sustained while maintaining wind turbine.
  • Obtained dismissal in professional negligence claim alleging attorney defrauded clients.
  • Obtained sanctions and award of attorney’s fees for frivolous appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for Seventh Circuit.
  • Defeated bad faith life insurance claim after four-day arbitration.