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Adam M. Ripp represents businesses of all sizes on a variety of corporate transactions and general corporate matters. His practice focuses on strategic merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions, as well as regulatory compliance, particularly in the banking sector and regarding antitrust matters. Adam also regularly advises clients in a variety of industries through the entity formation process, corporate reorganization and succession matters, contract negotiations and disputes, and corporate governance issues.

Adam graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with high distinction in 2019. While in law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Coif, served as the Symposium Editor for the Iowa Law Review, and tutored his peers in legal writing as part of the Writing Resource Center. Adam received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2016.


  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with high distinction, 2019
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney, B.S. Political Science & Spanish, summa cum laude, 2016

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Business Law Section, Member (2022–present); Young Lawyers Division, Member (2022–present)
  • Omaha Bar Association, Member (2020–present)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association: Business Law Section, Member (2019-present)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2019

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Represented various clients, including an appraisal services franchisor and a registered investment advisor and licensed insurance advisor, in the sales of their businesses to strategic buyers
  • Represented a regional bank its $18.5 million acquisition of another regional bank in a merger transaction, including service as lead counsel for regulatory approval from state and federal banking regulators
  • Served as lead antitrust counsel for a temporary healthcare staffing agency in its proposed sale to a private equity firm for approximately $180 million
  • Effected an “F reorganization” to assist a heavy construction equipment supplier sell its business to a strategic buyer in a tax-efficient manner
  • Served as part of the legal team for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and its subsidiary, BH Media Group, Inc., in the 2020 sale of all BH Media Group publications and the Buffalo News to Lee Enterprises, Incorporated for $140 million and the $576 million single lender secured credit facility made by BH Finance, LLC, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, to Lee Enterprises

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