Member Profile: Michael G. Mullin

Michael G. Mullin
Kutak Rock LLP
1650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
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Tel: (402) 346-6000
Fax: (402) 346-6000

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Michael G. Mullin regularly travels out of state to Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge


Calendar Last Updated: 22 Apr 17

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Michael G. Mullin has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Divorce (High Asset)
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Public Policy
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Michael G. Mullin, a partner in the firm's Omaha, Nebraska office, serves as Chair for Kutak Rock LLP's ADR Neutrals Group. Mr. Mullin has mediated over 2,500 disputes and is presently mediating approximately 300 disputes per year. In the 15 years in which Mr. Mullin has served as a mediator, he has settled over 90% of his mediated disputes. He is willing to travel across the country to conduct mediations, and offers national experience at Midwest rates in virtually all types of civil disputes. Mr. Mullin has successfully mediated class action disputes, FLSA collective actions, Superfund CERCLA cost recovery actions, FELA claims, catastrophic injury cases, professional negligence disputes, construction disputes, intellectual property disputes, shareholder disputes and a wide range of commercial and business disputes. 

 As a mediator, Mr. Mullin has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. In its 2010 edition, Chambers USA described Mr. Mullin as "an excellent mediator" and in 2009 stated he is " unquestionably a market-leading mediator, handling disputes in all sectors, from medical malpractice and products liability to PI and insurance coverage. His arrival [at Kutak Rock] is a significant boost to the firm's alternative dispute resolution capability." Mr. Mullin was named Omaha's ADR Lawyer of the year by Best Lawyers in America in its 2011 publication. He was named Omaha's Mediation Lawyer of the Year in its 2014 publication.

Benchmark Litigation has named Mr. Mullin a Local Litigation Star each year from 2011 through 2015. Its 2011 edition quoted a peer as stating: "Mike is hands down the best at leading mediations on all kinds of cases." Its 2012 edition quoted a competitor as stating that Mr. Mullin was "the best mediator in the state."

Mr. Mullin was recognized in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by the International Who's Who of Commercial Mediation/Who's Who Legal:Mediation, an honor limited to approximately 300 mediators in the world and fewer than 95 in the United States.

Mr. Mullin is the first and only Nebraska mediator inducted into the prestigious International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He is also a certified mediator and board member of the American Academy of ADR Attorneys. Mr. Mullin has  been named by his peers to be a Great Plains SuperLawyer and Corporate Counsel Edition SuperLawyer. Mr. Mullin is a member of neutral panels that include AAA, Resolute Systems, Inc. ADR Systems of America, and Mediation Works, Inc.  In 2015 Mr. Mullin was invited to join the newly-formed AAA Midwest Master Mediator Panel. Mr. Mullin's mediation experience has been complemented by his three decades of experience as a trial lawyer, during which  he was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), and Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

Mr. Mullin has been active in numerous law-related and civic organizations, and has previously served as President of the Omaha Bar Association.Mr. Mullin has served for many years as an elected member of the Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates, where he has served on numerous committees and chaired several committees. He was also a founding member of the Nebraska Mediation Association, and serves as an officer of the ADR section of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Further information regarding Mr. Mullin's ADR practice and experience is available at


  • Law School Creighton University School of Law Degrees/Distinction J.D., 1980
  • Undergraduate University of Notre Dame, 1977

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AAA Mediators Panel
  • AAA Midwest Master Mediators Panel
  • ADR Systems of America
  • American Academy of ADR Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Ass'n Dispute Resolution Section
  • American Bar Foundation
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Great Plains SuperLawyers
  • International Academy of Mediators 
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Mediation Works, Inc..
  • Resolute Systems, Inc.


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