Karen Bailey

Partner

Ms. Bailey has a unique perspective on defense of insurance claims, due to her prior experience working for an insurance company. With her experience both within the insurance company and as outside counsel, Karen Bailey brings special insight to her practice of insurance defense. A proven litigator, she represents insurers and insureds in a variety of areas. In addition, she is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard.

Ms. Bailey is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association and the Iowa-Nebraska International Association of Special Investigation Units. She was recently appointed to the Nebraska Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation. She has also received her designation as a Certified Litigation Management Professional through the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

Practice Areas

General Liability/Insurance Defense

  • Insurance defense
  • Insurance coverage litigation

Specialty Areas

  • Uninsured/Underinsured motorist litigation
  • Automobile liability coverage
  • Premises liability
  • Fraud
Admittance
  • Nebraska and Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Education
  • University of Nebraska, B.S. (with distinction)
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D. (with distinction)

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Albert M. Engles

Partner

With more than 30 years of practice, Bert Engles brings a wealth of experience to all types of litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury, commercial litigation and products liability.

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Dan H. Ketcham

Partner

In his nearly 30 years experience, Dan Ketcham has litigated a wide array of civil and commercial cases, including complex cases of professional negligence, product liability and catastrophic injury.

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Stephen G. Olson, II

Partner

Having litigated or arbitrated in excess of 70 cases and mediated more than 300 cases, Steve Olson is a trusted and experienced insurance defense attorney with nearly 30 years of experience.

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Robert S. Keith

Partner

Rob Keith litigates in the areas of insurance defense, product liability, construction law and all other areas of commercial and civil litigation. He’s admitted to the bar in Nebraska, the U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals.

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Karen Bailey

Partner

A proven litigator, with extensive experience working both within insurance companies and as outside counsel, Karen (Weinhold) Bailey brings a unique perspective to her insurance defense practice.

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Jason A. Kidd

Partner

Senior partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice, Jason Kidd has extensive experience working with employers, insurers and third-party administrators to resolve issues in all aspects of Workers' Compensation in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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L. Tyler Laflin

Partner

Arguing cases before the Iowa and Nebraska Supreme Courts, Tyler Laflin is a leading Workers' Compensation attorney handling all aspects of litigation in the Midwest.

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Michael Moran

Partner

Routinely handling high-exposure litigation, Michael Moran practices at all levels of state and federal courts and is a member of the firm’s Rapid Response Team targeting large-loss scenarios.

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