Local Counsel

Omaha Local Counsel


Knowledgeable and Ideally Situated

When out-of-state businesses get involved in litigation in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota or South Dakota, the Goosmann Law Firm is frequently called upon to act as local counsel. Our attorneys are experienced; we know the applicable law, we understand the local practices and procedures, and we know the people both inside and outside the state and federal courthouses. With offices in Sioux City, Iowa (which borders Nebraska and South Dakota), Omaha, Nebraska and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, we are ideally situated to represent out-of-state businesses in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Able to Handle Complex Cases:

Goosmann Law has served as local counsel in various complex lawsuits, including disputes related to telecommunications, intellectual property, construction law, banking, class actions, commercial law, antitrust law and other areas. We work regularly with large businesses and national law firms.

Ready to Act:

Disputes can arise suddenly and with little or no notice. Goosmann Law works quickly and efficiently. We understand the pace of business and litigation. We are equipped and prepared to respond accordingly.


Served as local counsel in patent infringement lawsuit; helped obtain favorable settlement prior to trial

Retained as local counsel in ERISA lawsuits in multiple federal courts

Worked as local counsel and helped obtain favorable outcomes before Iowa Utility Board

Served as local counsel for Fortune 500 company in mortgage/real estate dispute

Assisted as local counsel for large creditor in consumer credit lawsuit; obtained reversal from Iowa Court of Appeals

Served as local counsel and helped obtain favorable settlements in multiple telecommunications lawsuits in Iowa and South Dakota federal courts

Retained as local counsel for various national financial institutions



“My client has been sued in the Midwest. Can you help?”

The Beatles got it right when they sang “I get by with a little help from my friends.” Let Goosmann Law be your friend, and advise you in cases outside your jurisdiction. Our team of skilled attorneys will explain the substantive and procedural laws in our region (including the unwritten nuances), and is prepared to work as your local counsel in state and federal courts and before regulatory or administrative agencies.

“Our law firm is representing a company in a dispute with an Iowa company, and we are unsure where to file suit. Would you be able to help?”

Yes. Goosmann Law can help you determine where to file suit (i.e., state versus federal court). We understand law firms from other regions frequently need the advice of local law firms, and we are prepared to discuss your venue options. Call our Sioux City, Sioux Falls or Omaha office and we will steer you and your client in the right direction.

“Our law firm is representing a client in your jurisdiction, and we need to clarify the application of several state statutes. Could you help us with this?”

Yes. Goosmann Law Firm stays on top of the state laws in the Midwest. Call us today so we can answer any questions you may have.

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