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William H. McCartney, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Insurance, Insurance Regulation, General Corporate, Administrative Law. Member of Kutak Rock.


McCartney, William Hugh was born on June 7, 1951 in Omaha. Son of Willard E. and Cecil LaVern (Nansel) McCartney.


University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Bachelor of Science, 1973). Creighton University (Juris Doctor, 1976).


Worked at Kutak Rock (Omaha, NE) specializing in Civil Litigation and Bankruptcy, Public Finance, Corporate and Structured Finance, Banking and Commercial Lending, Real Estate Law, Taxation Law, Health Care and Hospital Law. Admitted to the bar, 1976, Nebraska. Director of Insurance, State of Nebraska, 1987-1994.

President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 1992. Founded in Omaha in 1965, Kutak Rock conducts a full-service, multidisciplinary practice. While the firm has long had a nationally recognized public and corporate finance practice, we have also developed a sophisticated business and litigation practice representing clients across the country in complex transactions and major litigation.

Kutak Rock has represented every major investment banking firm in the United States. Major European, Asian and domestic money-center banks. Savings and loan associations.

Insurance companies; national real estate syndicators and developers. Major national franchising enterprises. And numerous other financial institutions, businesses and state and local governmental units.

The firm's litigation practice group represents corporate and individual clients in federal and state courts nationwide in complex civil litigation matters and represents clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings. The firm's Healthcare/hospital law group represents hospitals and physician organizations in numerous states.


Chairman Nebraska State Claims Board, Lincoln, 1987-1994, Nebraska Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease & Related Diseases, Lincoln, 1987-1991. President Joslyn After Hours, Omaha, 1985. Member National Association Insurance Commissioners (vice president 1990-1991, president 1991-1992, vice chair executive committee 1992-1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, cooking, golf.


Married Christine Carol Miller, August 19, 1972. Children: Meghan, William, Browyn, Molly, Bridget.