Dan Hassing is a partner at Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP. He joined Lamson Dugan & Murray following a two-year clerkship with the Honorable William M. Connolly of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Dan worked on a wide variety of matters with Justice Connolly, from property tax challenges, torts, serious criminal matters, and everything in between.
Dan has enjoyed a broad litigation practice at Lamson Dugan & Murray, and has handled car accidents; product liability suits; professional negligence suits against doctors, lawyers, insurance agents, and accountants; insurance coverage; and business disputes. Although he has handled many different cases in a variety of contexts, Dan’s practice over the past several years has focused on defending Class I railroads in suits under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act. He has handled claims that alleged traumatic injuries and claims that alleged latent injuries arising from exposure to asbestos, benzene, and diesel exhaust. He has defended these claims in courts spanning from Pennsylvania to California.
Dan an avid pilot, is always striving to learn more about aviation. His enthusiasm leads to helping pilots, flight schools, fixed-based operators, airport authorities, and other aviation related businesses in any legal matter that may arise. When he is grounded, Dan’s hobbies include golfing, learning to play the guitar, and spending time with his wife and their feisty labradoodle.
Dan received his law degree with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He has a double-major from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, receiving a bachelor’s of science in psychology and a bachelor’s of arts in Spanish. He remains proficient in Spanish. Dan attended high school at Mount Michael Benedictine High School in Elkhorn, NE. He serves on the alumni board of his high school as well as the Board for the Sienna Francis House, a shelter that provides meals and a safe place to stay for Omaha’s homeless community.
Dan is licensed in Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois. He has also been admitted in federal courts in various states across the country.