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Brent A. Meyer

Brent A. Meyer

Senior Counsel
Omaha
office: 402.964.5039
fax: 402.964.5050

“It’s been a true blessing to have the capabilities of Husch Blackwell in times when we’ve really needed it… I can’t tell you how much I’ve appreciated that because I have seen the fruits of the labor. One of the best things I think we’ve ever done on this board was bring in the Husch team.”

Tim Fowler, Director, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District

Overview

Brent is a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Development & Construction team. He has extensive experience in construction contract drafting and litigation.

Brent has represented government entities, business owners, general contractors, suppliers and subcontractors in civil disputes and lien claims. He also represents political subdivisions by assisting in a variety of issues including regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, property acquisitions and condemnation.

Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Brent practiced in Atlanta, Georgia for eight years. He represented various entities and individuals in pre-litigation negotiations, mediation, throughout the litigation process and arbitration. In addition, he assisted with multiple cases before the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia that have resulted in the enforcement of certain limitation of liability clauses for design professionals performing services in the State of Georgia.

“It’s been a true blessing to have the capabilities of Husch Blackwell in times when we’ve really needed it… I can’t tell you how much I’ve appreciated that because I have seen the fruits of the labor. One of the best things I think we’ve ever done on this board was bring in the Husch team.”

Tim Fowler, Director, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District


Industry

Services

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Georgia Rising Star, 2014-2016
  • Super Lawyers, Great Plains Rising Star, 2017

Education

  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law
    • with distinction
      • Moot Court Board Member
      • CALI Excellence Award for the Future in Construction Law
  • B.S.B.A., Creighton University
    • summa cum laude
    • Finance and Entrepreneurship

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Nebraska
Experience
  • Successfully represented an architectural firm in an arbitration where the owner alleged professional negligence and breach of contract, claiming more than $3 million in property damage.
  • Successfully represented a civil engineering firm in an arbitration where the owner sought reimbursement for more than a million dollars in change orders issued to the general contractor.
  • Obtained summary judgment for a landscape architectural firm who was sued for its design of a recreational area after a bicyclist was injured on the path and eventually passed away as a result of the accident.
  • Successfully argued the following cases at the Georgia appellate level:
    • HNTB Georgia, Inc. v. Hamilton-King, 287 Ga. 641, 697 S.E.2d 770 (2010); Georgia Supreme Court upheld trial court’s order excluding the plaintiff’s expert and granting client’s motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death claim.
    • Precision Planning, Inc. v. Rickmark Communities, Inc., 298 Ga. App. 788, 679 S.E.2d 42 (2009); Georgia Court of Appeals enforced a limitation of liability clause contained in client’s contract which capped client’s potential damages in underlying lawsuit.
    • RSN Properties, Inc. v. Engineering Consulting Services, Inc., 301 Ga. App. 52, 686 S.E.2d 853 (2009); Georgia Court of Appeals enforced a limitation of liability clause contained in client’s contract which capped client’s potential damages in underlying lawsuit.
  • Negotiated numerous contractual agreements for owners, contractors and design professionals in the construction industry.
  • Presented on numerous occasions to construction industry owners and professionals regarding risk management, ethic and legal obligations and contract negotiations.
Community Leadership
  • Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Build, organizer
  • Children’s Tumor Foundation Georgia Golf Tournament, committee member
  • Servis Juris