Nicholas F. Sullivan

     

Nick has been as associate at E|S since September 2013. His areas of practice include business, commercial, and construction litigation, insurance defense, real estate, and business planning.  Nick received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law in 2013.

 

Practice Areas

Appeals
Construction
Litigation
Real Estate

Recent Results

  • Partial summary judgment awarded in U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska in favor of Indiana trucking companies defended by E|S in action for breach of written and oral contract, as well as piercing the corporate veil. Fleet Truck Sales, Inc. v. Celadon Group, Inc., No. 8:16CV366, 2018 WL 279748 (D. Neb. Jan. 3, 2018); see also Fleet Truck Sales, Inc. v. Celadon Group, Inc., No. 8:16CV366, 2018 WL 4341308 (D. Neb. Sept. 11, 2018).

  • Summary judgment awarded in Nebraska state court favor of professional engineering firm defended by E|S in six professional negligence actions involving the collapse of a building.

    • Erik O’Campo v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 16-269 (June 5, 2018);

    • Joseph Churchich v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 15-10521 (June 5, 2018);

    • Deann Ball, Personal Representative of the Estate of David Ball v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 15-10517 (May 18, 2018);

    • Paulisha Robinson, Special Administrator of the Estate of Keith Everett v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 15-10520 (May 9, 2018);

    • Walter Alecio v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 16-268 (May 8, 2018); and

    • Nationwide Agribusiness Ins. Co. v. Reznicek Engineering, Inc. et al., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 15-2929 (Sept. 8, 2017).

  • Summary judgment awarded in Nebraska state court in favor of Iowa roof consulting firm defended by E|S in action for breach of contract, fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation, and tortious interference with a business relationship. ARR Roofing, Inc., LLC, a/k/a Boone Brothers Roofing v. Benchmark, Inc. and Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc., District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska, Case No. CI 15-5868 (Feb. 26, 2018).

  • Served as local counsel in obtaining dismissal of action against New York commodities company for breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and declaratory judgment in the U. S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. PTUSA York, LLC v. Interstate Commodities, Inc., No. 8:17CV427, 2018 WL 3201900 (D. Neb. Feb. 15, 2018).

  • Obtained $1.59 million jury verdict for client in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri based upon breach of beef supply contract; affirmed on appeal by Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Aly v. Hanzada for Import & Export Company, Ltd., 864 F.3d 844 (8th Cir. 2017), petition for cert. denied, 138 S. Ct. 203 (2017).

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., Business Administration, with distinction, 2009

Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
• Concentration in Business Law

Creighton Law Review
• Lead Articles Editor

CALI Excellence For The Future Award
• Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills I § E
• Business Planning

Admitted To

Nebraska
Iowa
United States District Court for District of Nebraska
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States of America

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance of Nebraska (2017 to Present)
Creighton Law Young Alumni Council, Inc. (2013 to Present)
• Board of Directors (2016 to Present)
Law Explorers Post 1033 (2014 to Present)
• Post Advisor (2015 to Present)
St. Wenceslaus VACLAV Planning Committee Chair (Fall 2018)
St. Wenceslaus Capital Campaign Committee (Fall 2016)
Junior Achievement Volunteer Instructor, St. Wenceslaus, Kindergarten (Spring 2018)
Nebraska State Bar Association (2014 to Present)
Omaha Bar Association (2014 to Present)
Iowa State Bar Association (2013 to Present)
American Bar Association (2013 to 2017)

Additional Information

While attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Mr. Sullivan was a member of the Nebraska Baseball Team where he also served as the Baseball Representative on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.  In 2009, Mr. Sullivan was named UNL Male Student Athlete of the Year.

Nick was born and raised in Denver, Colorado.  Nick met his wife Meghan while attending UNL and the two were married in 2010.  Nick and Meghan have three children, Lucy, Colin, and Ryan.


Office Location

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