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Thirty Four Lawyers From McGrath North
Included in ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ 2013
Woodward/White has released the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® which includes 34 McGrath North lawyers practicing in 36 legal specialties. McGrath North has announced that the 2013 list includes eight new additions to the firm. They are:
Aaron A. Clark – Litigation – Labor & Employment; Robert G. Dailey – Real Estate Law; James J. Frost – Commercial Litigation; Thomas J. Kelley – Tax Law; Vicki L. Meadors – Litigation & Controversy – Tax; Nicholas K. Niemann – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation & Controversy – Tax, and Tax Law; David H. Roe – Antitrust Law; and James D. Wegner – Tax Law.
“These eight attorneys do a great job for our clients and the Best Lawyers honor is certainly well deserved,” said Roger Wells, President of McGrath North. “I congratulate all of our 34 attorneys who are on the Best Lawyers list. This honor reflects the depth of our practice and the unparalleled level of service and solutions that McGrath North provides our clients.”
Regents Elect Chair, Vice Chair
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has elected Tim Clare as chairman for 2013. Clare, of Lincoln, represents District 1 and was elected to the Board in 2008. He served as vice chairman in 2012.
Clare is a partner at Rembolt Ludtke LLP. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his MBA and law degree from Creighton University. He has served on the UNL College of Business Administration Alumni Board, where he is a past president, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the college. He is vice chair of the Joint Public Agency, the governing board for Lincoln’s West Haymarket Arena, and is on the board of directors for Union Bank and Trust Co. He is a past board president and executive board member for Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters and past president of the board for the Lincoln Estate Planning Council.
Regent Howard Hawks of Omaha, who represents District 2, was elected vice chairman for 2013.
Hawks is founder and chairman of Tenaska. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from UNL and his MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Hawks was elected to the board in 2002 and served as chairman in 2005.