Heather Veik

     

Heather is a litigation partner with experience successfully representing clients before administrative agencies, in state and federal court, and on appeal. She provides representation for and on behalf of insurance companies, defending insureds in a variety of types of litigation including personal injury, professional liability, labor and employment, and construction disputes, and providing representation to insurance companies in coverage disputes. Heather also concentrates her practice on employment litigation, with an emphasis on employment discrimination claims. She advises employers on the application of employment laws and handling employee disputes to avoid liability exposure.  Heather also defends trucking and transportation companies against claims and lawsuits.

Heather serves as a Vice Liaison to The Harmonie Group. The Harmonie Group is a network of independent law firms specializing in defense of businesses and self-insureds, and representation in all areas of the insurance industry. In addition, she is a Contributing Editor of the Nebraska Employment Law Letter.

 

Practice Areas

Appeals
Construction Law
Labor and Employment Law
Litigation
Transportation Law

Education

University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., Distinction, 2006
University of Nebraska, B.A., Political Science, High Distinction, 2003

Admitted To

Nebraska
United States District Court of Nebraska
United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional and Civic Affiliations

The Harmonie Group, Vice Liaison
Employers Counsel Network
Nebraska Claims Association of Omaha, Member
Contributing Editor of the Nebraska Employment Law Letter

Additional Information

Prior to joining Erickson | Sederstrom, Heather served a 2-year term as a Law Clerk to Judge William Cassel of the Nebraska Court of Appeals.

Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, and reading.

 


Office Location

Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200
(800) 279-3756