Nicholas T. Dafney/

Business And Corporate Counseling, Business Transactions/

Office: 402.884.6355/
Omaha, Nebraska Attorney Nick Dafney


Nick Dafney focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, energy and construction law, complex contracting and corporate transactions, and intellectual property and licensing. Nick’s mergers and acquisitions practice includes local and national mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances for corporations and businesses of all sizes and industries. His mergers and acquisitions practice is comprehensive and includes the drafting and negotiation of complex legal documents and advising firm clients as to all aspects of M&A deals including regulatory, governance, real estate, finance, employment and intellectual property matters.

Representative Experience

Drafting and negotiation of engineering, procurement and construction agreements for natural gas and water pipelines and transmission systems to support 925 MW combined-cycle power plant in Pennsylvania.

Drafting and negotiation of three separate but integrated EPC contracts for the construction of a substation, a 345-kV transmission line and transmission system upgrades to interconnect 1,100 MW plant in Michigan.

Lead counsel on a team of attorneys, engineers, developers and advisors responsible for the drafting and negotiation of EPC contracts and related agreements for the design, construction and operation of 280 MW of utility-scale solar projects in California.

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Millard United Sports, Executive Board 2012-present, Vice Chairman, 2012-2016
  • Small Business Administration, SCORE Association, Volunteer Legal Workshop Speaker & Business Counselor

Practice Groups

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Asset Purchase
  • Stock Purchase
  • Strategic Merger Agreements

Energy and Construction

  • EPC Agreements
  • OEM Agreements
  • Master Service Agreements
  • Purchase Orders
  • Term Sheets
  • Confidentiality Agreements

Contracting and Corporate Transactions

  • Corporations and LLC Formation
  • Governance Documents

Intellectual Property and Licensing

  • Trademark Fillings and Maintenance
  • Copyright Registration

Bar Admission

State of Nebraska


J.D., (with distinction) University of Nebraska College of Law, 2002

B.S., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

  • Accounting
  • Economics