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Catherine A. Cano


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Catherine A. Cano


Catherine A. Cano is an Associate in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management in all areas of labor and employment law. 

Ms. Cano helps clients navigate state, federal, and local leave and disability laws. Ms. Cano has experience in litigation and arbitration in several areas, including employment discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower claims, and non-competes and unfair competition. Ms. Cano’s practice also includes assisting clients involved in union organization campaigns, collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges. 

During law school, Ms. Cano interned at the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, where she researched employment and fair housing related issues for the Executive Director and Commissioners.

As a research assistant at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Ms. Cano researched state and federal cases for The Statistics of Discrimination: Using Statistical Evidence in Discrimination Cases, 2013-2014 Edition, which explores the application of various statistical models to discrimination claims. In addition, Ms. Cano was also a Student Editor of the Nebraska Transcript, the University of Nebraska’s alumni publication.

Ms. Cano was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Labor and Employment Law. She also received First Place and Best Brief recognitions at the Allen Moot Court Competition and was Vice Chair of the Nebraska Moot Court Board from 2011-2012.

Honors and Recognitions

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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inns of Court
  • The Nebraska State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Omaha, Active Member
  • Victory Boxing Club, Board Member
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project, Pro Bono Attorney

Published Works

  • "Watch Out for Wage-Hour Minefields," Provider Magazine (February 2020) [Co-Author] 
  • “Texting and Driving, Keep Your Employees’ Hands on the Wheel and Eyes on the Road,” HVACR Business, Vol. 11, Is. 2 (February 2016) [Co-Author]
  • American Bar Association’s FMLA Treatise Supplement (2015) [Contributing Author]


  • “Compliance with Emerging Human Resources Challenges in the Workplace,” Nebraska Healthcare Association (Lincoln, NE, March 2016) (presenter)

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