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Kristin Krueger counsels and advocates for clients in the event of a dispute, working with each client to decide on a path forward toward a successful outcome.  She has substantial experience advocating for clients and securing victories in and out-of-court, litigating cases in various state and federal courts, as well as in administrative agencies and via out-of-court workouts and resolutions.

Kristin counsels clients through all stages of the litigation process and works with each client to develop a strategy that fits with the client’s objective. Her business and commercial litigation practice regularly involves complex contractual disputes, construction disputes, negligence claims, and business torts. Her practice also involves bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation, representing creditors and debtors in bankruptcy court to maximize client rights and minimize losses. Kristin has substantial appellate experience, arguing cases before the Nebraska Court of Appeals, Nebraska Supreme Court, Eighth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.



Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

  • Obtained favorable financial outcomes for debtors both inside and outside of bankruptcy, including bankruptcy discharges
  • Represented creditors’ committees in several Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases
  • Obtained successful outcomes for secured creditors in bankruptcy
  • Obtained dismissals of bankruptcy preference claims against businesses
  • Represented trustees in bankruptcy litigation, including in fraudulent transfer actions
  • Formulated and implemented strategies to minimize exposure of individual guarantors for business debts

Business & Commercial Litigation

  • Obtained judgment and damages for general contractor in construction dispute at trial and upheld win before Nebraska Supreme Court
  • Obtained dismissal of complaint against electronic payments provider that sought class action certification
  • Obtained summary judgment victory win for energy company in real estate dispute
  • Obtained complete dismissal of warranty claims against national retailer
  • Obtained judicial reversal of administrative agency ruling that threatened client’s business
  • Secured favorable settlements for clients in complex contractual disputes, employment cases, and construction disputes

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America (© Woodward/White Inc.), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2020

Community & Professional

Nebraska and Omaha Bar Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute


J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, 2008 (high distinction)

  • Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 2007-2008
  • National Moot Court Team, 2007
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers

B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2005 (summa cum laude)

  • Organizational Communication, Political Science


  • State of Nebraska
    U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
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