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Torrey J. Gerdes

 	Torrey J. Gerdes

Ms. Gerdes is a trial attorney and member of the firm's employment, litigation, and commercial practice groups. Her litigation practice focuses on defending employment and liability claims for individuals, political subdivisions, and business clients. Ms. Gerdes represents clients in federal and state court as well as federal, state, and local administrative agencies with an emphasis on defending employment claims including discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Her litigation practice includes employment litigation, insurance defense litigation, municipal/political subdivision litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury, and premises liability litigation.

Ms. Gerdes is active in the community and the local bar association. She is a member of the NSBA Labor and Employment Executive Committee. She is an alumni member of the Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court, which is comprised of a select group of judges, attorneys, and law students working to promote professionalism, civility, and ethics.

Ms. Gerdes grew up in Eustis, Nebraska. In her free time, Ms. Gerdes enjoys spending time with her family, outdoors, and traveling.

Juris Doctor, with distinction, University of Nebraska College of Law, 2008
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004
Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska; State of Iowa; United States District Court, District of Nebraska

Professional Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Labor Relations and Employment Law Section, Executive Committee Member
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Special Distinctions

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. Frankie J. Moore, Nebraska Court of Appeals, 2008-2010
  • Nebraska College of Law Moot Court Board, 2006-2008
Community Involvement

  • Cather Circle, University of Nebraska Alumni Association
  • Kappa Delta Sorority, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Chapter Advisory Board
  • Kappa Delta Sorority, Lincoln Alumnae Chapter, President, 2010-2011
  • Attorney Coach, Eustis-Farnam High School Mock Trial Team, 2008
Area(s) of Practice

Contact Info
1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
p: 402.475.1075
f: 402.475.9515
email: tgerdes@baylorevnen.com