Robert S. Keith, II

Partner

Chair of the firm’s government entity defense group, Robert Keith represents property owners and managers, political subdivisions and municipalities in a wide variety of cases and various Constitutional claims. He also represents transportation companies, veterinarians, large retail stores, restaurants and insurance companies in auto, product liability and premises liability actions. He has tried dozens of cases to jury and a large number to the bench. He has an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard.

Mr. Keith has given over 100 presentations to industry groups on topics varying from mold litigation, 1983 violations, trial tactics, case evaluation and management, as well as best practices. He is immediate past-president of the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association and has published several articles on pursuit liability, mold and current issues affecting the insurance defense practice.

Practice Areas

General Liability/Insurance Defense

  • Insurance defense
  • Environmental torts
  • Mold litigation
  • Construction defects
  • Civil practice
  • Product liability
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance coverage
  • Personal injury
  • Insurance fraud
  • Insurance litigation
  • Premises liability
  • Toxic torts
Admittance
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
Education
  • University of Nebraska, B.S. Cum Laude
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D. (with distinction)

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Albert M. Engles

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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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