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Kutak Rock Represented in Chambers USA 2024 Rankings

News - Press Release | June 6, 2024


Kutak Rock is pleased to announce the firm is honored in Chambers USA 2024, a guide that ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States. The rankings include 30 attorneys and 16 practice areas at the national level and in the firm’s Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Nebraska and Virginia offices.

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 2024


  • Public Finance (Band 2)


  • Native American Law (Band 2)


  • Corporate/Commercial (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)
  • Public Finance (Band 2)
  • Real Estate (Band 3)


  • Public Finance (Band 1)

District of Columbia:

  • Public Finance (Band 2)


  • Public Finance (Band 1)


  • Corporate/Commercial (Band 1)
  • Intellectual Property (Band 2)
  • Labor/Employment (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)
  • Real Estate (Band 1)
  • Tax (Band 1)


  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)

The following Kutak Rock attorneys received individual rankings in Chambers USA 2024:

  • Jess Askew III, Arkansas, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Naomi J. Barnes, Arizona, Native American Law 
  • Peter J. Barrett, Virginia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Brian Bartels, Nebraska, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation *First Time Ranking *Up and Coming
  • Mitchell J. Bragin, District of Columbia, Public Finance *First Time Ranking
  • Victoria H. Buter, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Robert Cohen, Nebraska, Healthcare
  • Michael Condyles, Virginia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Thomas Dahlk, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Sisera M. Daniel, District of Columbia, Public Finance *First Time Ranking
  • Michael Degan, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Erich T. Kennedy, Colorado, Public Finance *First Time Ranking
  • Thomas P. Lauth, Georgia, Public Finance *First Time Ranking
  • C. David McDaniel, Arkansas, Corporate/Commercial
  • Bartholomew L. McLeay, Nebraska, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael G. Mullin, Nebraska, Litigation: Mediators *Star Individual
  • Gigi O’Hara, Nebraska, Labor & Employment
  • John P. Passarelli, Nebraska, Intellectual Property
  • Terry W. Pool, Arkansas, Real Estate
  • Richard J. Rosenblatt, Nebraska, Real Estate
  • Lisa A. Sarver, Nebraska, Corporate/Commercial
  • John E. Schembari, Nebraska, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • George L. Scruggs, Virginia, Public Finance *First Time Ranking
  • Tiffanie Stasiak, Colorado, Construction
  • Amy Van Horne, Nebraska, Litigation: Mediators
  • Marcia Washkuhn, Nebraska, Labor & Employment
  • Gordon Wilbourn, Arkansas, Public Finance
  • Jeremy Williams, Virginia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring