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Kutak Rock Represented in Chambers USA 2021 Rankings

News | May 21, 2021

Kutak Rock is pleased to announce the firm is honored in Chambers USA 2021, a guide that ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States. The rankings include 25 attorneys and eight practice areas in the firm’s Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Virginia offices. For the first time, Chambers ranked the firm’s intellectual property practice at a national level.

Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the best law firms and lawyers through the work of more than 200 full-time editors and researchers in 200 jurisdictions throughout the world. The rankings in the Chambers USA guide are based on in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients. Law firms and individuals are assessed on legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service. Firms and individuals are ranked in bands from 1 to 6, with 1 being the best. Further ranking categories include “Up-and-coming” which lists those who are driving their firm’s growth, and “Star Individuals,” awarded to individuals with exceptional reputations in their field of knowledge.

Below is a list of Kutak Rock practices that are listed in Chambers USA 2021:


  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate


  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Tax


  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Below is the full listing of Kutak Rock attorneys ranked in Chambers USA 2021 in the following markets and practice areas:

  • Jess Askew, III, Arkansas, Litigation: General Commercial
    • Peter Barrett, Virginia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
      • Victoria H. Buter, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
      • Robert Cohen, Nebraska, Healthcare
      • Michael Condyles, Virginia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
      • James C. Creigh, Nebraska, Corporate/Commercial
      • Thomas Dahlk, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
      • Randal B. Frazier, Arkansas, Real Estate; Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
      • H. Watt Gregory, Arkansas, Corporate/Commercial
      • Jim Hathaway, Arkansas, Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds
      • Andrew King, Arkansas, Litigation: General Commercial
      • C. David McDaniel, Arkansas, Corporate/Commercial
      • Bartholomew L. McLeay, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
      • Michael G. Mullin, Nebraska, Litigation: Mediators
      • Gigi O’Hara, Nebraska, Labor & Employment
      • John P. Passarelli, Nebraska, Intellectual Property
      • Christopher Phillips, Nebraska, Healthcare
      • Terry W. Pool, Arkansas, Real Estate
      • Richard Rosenblatt, Nebraska, Real Estate
      • Lisa Sarver, Nebraska, Corporate/Commercial
      • John E. Schembari, Nebraska, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
      • Robert M. Slovek, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
      • Tiffanie Stasiak, Colorado, Construction
      • Marcia Washkuhn, Nebraska, Labor & Employment
      • Gordon Wilbourn, Arkansas, Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds