David P. Kennison

  • Undergrad School: Marquette University, B.A. History
  • Law School: Creighton University
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Firm: Baird Holm LLP
1700 Farnam Street
Suite 1500
Omaha NE 68102
United States

David focuses his practice on all aspects of employment litigation. He defends employers facing claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation filed under both state and federal statutes. David also represents clients in matters related to non-compete agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and employment contract disputes. In addition to handling a wide-variety of litigation issues, he provides advice and counsel to entities aimed at prevention and avoidance of employment-based claims.

Since 2021, David has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® in the field of Labor and Employment Law Management.

In 2014, David earned his law degree from the Creighton University School of Law, magna cum laude. During law school, David was an editor of the Creighton University Law Review and was awarded the 2013 Nebraska State Bar Foundation Silver Quill Award for excellence in legal writing. He earned four CALI Excellence for the Future awards in Trusts and Estates, Copyrights, Banking Law, and Trial Practice. David is a graduate of Marquette University, where he earned a B.A. in History. Upon graduating from Marquette, David worked in the Development Department at Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha, where he also coached baseball, basketball, and football.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Labor and Employment: Alternate 1

Resources & Articles

Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Baird Holm client

Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Baird Holm client

Posted January 13, 2023

On January 13, 2023, the Nebraska Supreme Court confirmed dismissal of an alleged personal injury claim against Baird Holm’s client, Concordia University. This is an important win for businesses and educational institutions because it solidified that these entities may take reasonable steps to protect themselves against personal injury claims. David Kennison was… Continue Reading

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