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Brett C. Stohs

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law &
Cline Williams Director of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic

7 LAW UNL 68583-0902
(402)472-1680 | Email

Areas of Expertise
  • Clinical Practice - Transactional
  • J.D. and M.P.P., 2005, Duke University 
  • B.A., Mathematics and Political Science, 2001, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Assistant Clinical Professor, 2012


Professor Stohs joined the faculty in March 2012 to establish and direct a new in-house legal clinic that provides legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses.  The clinic opened in January 2013. For more information about the clinic, visit

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Stohs worked in private practice for over six years, focusing primarily on mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate and transactional matters for domestic and foreign clients in a variety of industries. From 2005 to 2011, Stohs practiced with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Washington, DC, and in 2011 he joined Rembolt Ludtke LLP in Lincoln.  While at Sutherland, Stohs served as a work assignment coordinator for the firm's summer associate program, and as the pro bono coordinator for the firm's partnership with the Advocacy & Justice Clinic operated by the D.C. Bar.

Professor Stohs received his J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor for the Duke Law & Technology Review.  Stohs also received a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford Institute of Public Policy, and a B.A. in mathematics and political science, with honors, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Clinical Section of the Association of American Law Schools.