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Brian Buescher Nominated by President Trump as Federal Judge for District of Nebraska

News - Press Release | October 11, 2018

Brian Buescher, a partner in Kutak Rock’s Omaha office, has been nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal judgeship. He will have a confirmation hearing before the United States Judiciary Committee, which will then make a recommendation to the Senate prior to a full vote being taken.

If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Buescher would join the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) recommended Mr. Buescher for the bench.

“Brian Buescher has had a successful legal career. His background, experience, and judicial philosophy are the reasons I recommended him to President Trump for this judgeship. I look forward to a fair and swift Senate confirmation process so that Mr. Buescher can soon serve on the Nebraska federal bench, said Senator Fischer in a statement.

“Nebraska’s commitment to the rule of law and the Constitution are hallmarks of our state,” remarked Senator Sasse. “Brian Buescher is a proud Nebraskan and will serve our state well in his new calling.”

I am deeply honored that President Trump has nominated me for this important position,” said Buescher. “I am also grateful to Senator Fischer and Senator Sasse for their support.

“Brian is an outstanding choice to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska,” said Mike Curry, Managing Partner of Kutak Rock’s Omaha office. “Brian is a talented and productive attorney and we will miss him greatly upon his confirmation by the United States Senate. Brian’s extensive experience, exceptional track record, and strong commitment to public service along with his high integrity will serve him and the people of Nebraska very well as a federal judge. We all offer him our sincere congratulations.”

Mr. Buescher leads the firm’s agribusiness litigation team and represents local and national clients in general commercial litigation. He has experience in a variety of areas, including agribusiness, environmental, food law, real estate, product liability, class action, banking, and insurance bad faith litigation. Mr. Buescher represents some of the largest agribusinesses relating to disputes involving real estate, state and federal regulation, environmental concerns, food products, railroad and transportation issues and contract disputes, among other matters.

Mr. Buescher has served as the Chair of both the Nebraska Bar Association’s Agricultural and Environmental Law Sections, and is an active member of the Omaha community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Omaha YMCA. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.