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 served as mediator in over 1,000 disputes as the neutral, and since 2008 has been mediating over 200 disputes a year. In the 10 years in which Mr. Mullin has served as a mediator, he has settled over 90% of his mediated disputes. He has served as a mediation neutral for attorneys and parties in the Midwest and across the nation.

As a mediator, Mr. Mullin has been recognized many times. Chambers USA, in its 2010 edition, 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 also recognized as the Best Lawyers 2011 Omaha Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year. Only a single lawyer in each speciality area in each community is recognized. In its 2011 edition, Benchmark Litigation recognized Mr. Mullin as a Local Litigation Star for his work in mediation, as well as personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, toxic tort, insurance coverage disputes and mediation.

Mr. Mullin is the first and only Nebraska mediator inducted into the prestigious American College of Civil Trial Mediators, and he has also 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 Resolute Systems, Inc. ADR Systems of America, and Mediation Works, Inc. He is a charter member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and a founding member of the Nebraska Mediation Association.

Mr. Mullin is willing to serve as a mediator for your case at his firm's Omaha office, throughout the Midwest, at any of Kutak Rock's other offices around the United States, or travel nationally to conduct mediations as may be agreed by the parties. For additional information regarding Mr. Mullin, please click here.

Testimonials include:

  • "Michael Mullin is an outstanding mediator who gets the case settled."
  • "Mike Mullin is one of the better mediators in the Midwest and has the patience of Job, a solid understanding of all of the issues at the time of mediation, and an ability to deal and communicate with people in a friendly yet businesslike fashion. The results are what everyone is looking for- resolution to their case."
  • "Mike Mullin always demonstrates a high level of understanding of the issues involved and presents the other side's case in a professional manner. This helps us develop a clear understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of our position. His efforts give us a strong opportunity to settle the case at a fair and reasonable value."
  • "Mike is hands down the best at leading mediations on all kinds of cases."
  • "Mike brings to the table significant experience, good judgment, a sense of dignity, integrity and the respect of his peers. In the mediation arena he enjoys considerable trust by both sides and is very successful in resolving difficult cases."
  • "Mike mediated a complex FLSA collective action in which my client was one of the parties. He demonstrated an excellent understanding of the legal issues and more importantly, the dynamics of the parties that were key to the settlement. I was most impressed with his follow up and willingness to pursue the matter even after the mediation was concluded."
  • "Mike Mullin has become one of the best mediators in the Omaha area. He is an excellent lawyer and an excellent individual. He is always willing to provide assistance to his fellow attorneys and mediators. I recommend him without hesitation."
  • "Very professional mediator who is able to get both all sides to come to agreements in very difficult and emotional cases. Sets a nice tone of professionalism and mutual respect. Does an excellent job for all parties."
  • "Overall Mr. Mullin is a highly intelligent and articulate attorney who renders superior performance. He readily comprehends difficult issues and consistently works towards successful mediations. I recommend him without hesitation."
  • "I litigated primarily catastrophic injury and death cases, and selected Mr. Mullin as the mediator whenever such cases presented an opportunity for settlement through mediation. I have seen him bring to settlement cases that even I did not think would settle."