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Mike Hilgers

Mike Hilgers

Founding Partner
Litigation + Discovery
Lincoln Office

1320 Lincoln Mall, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508

Mike Hilgers


Mike brings the same leadership style, commitment to efficiency, and business savvy to the courtroom that he does to his role as founding member of the firm, one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in the country. Mike is trusted by big companies nationally to handle complex litigation and discovery issues because of his extensive trial experience and his thoughtful approach to team-building, his proven ability to drive efficiency and value across the services supply chain, and his history of solving complex problems.

Companies ranging from small businesses in Nebraska to the country’s largest Fortune 500 corporations, in sectors as diverse as telecommunications and medical devices and semiconductor fabrication, turn to Mike for solutions to their most challenging litigation, investigation, or discovery matters.  They trust Mike’s reputation as a first-chair trial attorney and in his solutions to complex discovery issues nationwide. They rely on his innovative approach to managing issues with maximum efficiency and facilitating satisfactory resolutions to even the thorniest legal situations.

Before starting his private practice, Mike clerked for the Honorable Edith Brown Clement, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor on the Law Review.

Mike maintains his national practice from his home state of Nebraska, where he lives with his wife, Heather, and his four children Alice, Elsie, Clara Jane and Mike. He represents District 21 as State Senator in Nebraska in the nation’s only non-partisan unicameral. Mike currently serves as the Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, having been elected by acclamation by the body.