Jerald L. Rauterkus


Jerry is a senior member of the Erickson | Sederstrom litigation department.  He serves on the Erickson | Sederstrom Board of Directors. Jerry is a 1985 graduate of Creighton Law School and, while attending Creighton, was a member of the Law Review. Jerry's practice area focuses on litigation defense involving complex multi-party disputes, transportation litigation, product liability litigation, employment litigation, representation of nonprofits, as well as general insurance defense.  

Additionally, Jerry is the firm representative to The Harmonie Group. The Harmonie Group is a network of independent law firms specializing in defense of businesses, self-insureds, and representation to all aspects of the insurance industry. The Harmonie Group includes 73 United States firms and several international members.  

Prior to attending law school, Jerry taught at the secondary level and while doing so received his Master's Degree in Educational Administration. Outside the practice of law, Jerry has been very involved in his local community. He is the past president of the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Council, past president of the Mount Michael Benedictine High School Booster Club, has served on the Board of Directors of the Linden Estates Development Subdivision, served on the Education Committee for the St. Vincent de Paul Parish School, and coached a number of youth baseball and football teams.


Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Law
Workers' Compensation


J.D. Creighton University School of Law 1985
M.A. University of Nebraska
B.A. University of Northern Iowa

Admitted To

US. District Court Nebraska
US. District Court Colorado

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Harmonie Group, Board of Directors
Group Member of Defense Research Institute
President/member of St. Vincent de Paul School Board Rules Committee
Parish Council of St. Vincent de Paul
JCC volunteer basketball coach
YMCA volunteer basketball coach
Volunteer coordinator for the Omaha Classic Golf Tournament
Coordinator for the firm's Christmas Adopt a Family program
St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Giving Program/St. Lawrence Guild
Booster Club Board of Directors, Mount Michael Benedictine High School

Additional Information

Erickson | Sederstrom Board of Directors & Litigation Group Chair
While attending Creighton University, Jerry was a member of the Law Review and Client Counseling Board.

Office Location

Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200
(800) 279-3756