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Matthew G. Dunning



Licensed in Nebraska

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Omaha Employment Law Attorney 

Partner Matthew G. Dunning is an employment law attorney ready to help business leaders, human resource departments and institutions ditch the employee headaches. His goal is to help clients minimize employee conflicts and guide them in ways to avoid future crisis.

Business leaders and employers work closely with Matthew, on workplace matters regarding risk management, complex disputes, employment contract issues, non-competition, discrimination, and harassment claims. Companies count on Matthew and his strong problem-solving skills for consistent outcomes.

With over two decades of experience Matthew has represented 501(c)(6) organizations as well as large non-profit organizations on employment compliance issues across 11 jurisdictions. With a successful litigation and mediation history, Matthew has defended clients in Iowa and Nebraska courts and in administrative proceedings in multiple states, including Nebraska Supreme Court arguments.

Matthew is a cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.


Matthew’s “Why”

Matt enjoys spending time outside of the office with his wife on their acreage where they raise several animals. Matt’s cow, Olive, was the 1st place winner of our Goosmann Law Cutest Pet contest!

Bar Admissions

  • State: Nebraska


State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY J.D.

University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Previous Employment
  • Vandenack Weaver LLC., Omaha, NE
    • Attorney, 2018-2022
  • Nebraska Association of School Board., Lincoln, NE
    • Attorney, 2016-2018
  • Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home (Boys Town), Omaha, NE
    • Attorney, 2012-2016
  • State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human, Omaha, NE
    • Medicaid Attorney, 2008-2012
  • Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, Omaha, NE
    • Partner, 1998-2008
  • Kennedy Holland DeLacy and Svoboda, Omaha, NE
    • Associate, 1993-1998
  • Nebraska Bar Association - member
  • President and Board Member, Legal Aid of Nebraska Board of Directors
  • Delegate to the Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates
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