New District Court Judge for
Nebraska: Robert F. Rossiter, Jr.
On June 27,
2016, the Senate
F. Rossiter as a
U.S. District Judge
for the District of
Nebraska. He fills
the vacancy left
by Judge Joseph F.
Batallion, who took
senior status on
October 3, 2014.
received his undergraduate degree in 1978 from Purdue
University and his law degree with honors from
Creighton University School of Law in 1981.
He began his legal career as a law clerk in the District of Nebraska for U.S. District Judge Albert G. Schatz for approximately six months upon the passing of
U.S. District Judge Robert V. Denney. Judge Rossiter
was then one of the first two law clerks for then U.S.
District Judge C. Arlen Beam in 1982-83.
In 1983 he joined the firm of Fraser Stryker, where
he specialized in labor and employment litigation,
including all types of discrimination, harassment,
and ERISA issues, as well as labor arbitration cases
and proceedings before the National Labor Relations
In addition to his practice he was inducted as a Fellow
in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2007 and
served as an adjunct professor at Creighton University
School of Law, where he taught employment law,
employment discrimination, and legal research and
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