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Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • Nebraska, 2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2002

Education

  • Juris Doctorate, 1996 
    Northwestern School of Law; Lewis and Clark College
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1993
    Tufts University

Practice Highlights

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2008-2015
  • Counsel for State of Nebraska; Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado, No. 126 Orig. (S.Ct.)
  • Represents public and private interests in administrative and judicial proceedings involving natural resource allocation decisions at the State and Federal level
  • Helps clients ensure compliance with federal and state environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act
  • Assists municipal and industrial clients in acquiring and protecting long-term water supplies
  • Represented State of Florida; Florida v. Georgia, No. 142 Orig. (S.Ct.)
  • Represented coalition of twelve states amici curiae; Nat’l Ass’n of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife, 127 S.Ct. 2518 (2007)
2015Tom
402-475-7082
tom@aqualawyers.com