December 2017

New Circuit Judge for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit: L. Steven Grasz

Judge L. Steven Grasz was born in 1961 in Chappell, Nebraska. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1984 and his law degree with honors from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1989.
He began his legal career at the firm of Kutak Rock. In 1991 he was appointed Chief Deputy Attorney General for the state of Nebraska.
In 2002 he joined the firm of Husch Blackwell in Omaha, where he focused on business litigation, governmental affairs, election law, and appellate litigation and became a senior partner in 2013.
In addition to his practice, he has served on the Executive Committee of the Appellate Practice Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association and as legal counsel to the campaign committee for the Governor of Nebraska. Welcome, Judge Grasz!