Baird Holm LLP Welcomes Michael J. Roccaforte Baird Holm LLP is pleased to welcome Michael J. Roccaforte to thefirm. Mike focuses his practice on employment litigation. He defends employers against all types of employment claims, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, wage and hour, employment torts, and workers' compensation claims. Mike also represents employers in non-compete, trade secret, and fiduciary litigation matters. Mike graduated from Yale Law School in 2016, where he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities. Prior to law school he graduated with highest distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2013, earning bachelor's degrees in political science and classical languages. Before joining the firm, Mike served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jerome Holmes of the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2017-18, and for the Hon. Fernando Olguin of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in 2018-19. Prior to clerking for the federal courts, he worked for a litigation boutique firm in Washington, D.C., representing clients in complex antitrust and telecommunications matters. "We are very fortunate to have Mike join the Firm. He is a valuable addition to Baird Holm's Labor & Employment practice group," said Baird Holm Managing Partner, Richard E. Putnam. "His contributions will further solidify an important cornerstone of our Firm." About Baird Holm LLP Baird Holm LLP's integrated team of 93 attorneys, licensed in 23 states, is committed to connecting each of its valued clients to the positive outcomes they seek. With extensive and diverse expertise, Baird Holm leverages each attorney's skills to respond efficiently to its clients' local, regional, national and international legal needs. Founded in 1873, Baird Holm proudly represents public and private companies, individuals, private funds and other investors, financial institutions, governmental entities and nonprofit organizations. Learn more at www.bairdholm.com.
Children's Physicians Opens New, Expanded Spring Valley Office Children's Physicians recently opened a new, expanded location for its Spring Valley pediatric primary care office on Jan. 13. Located off I-80 at 50th and F Streets, the new facility doubles the square footage of the former office. The new, larger location includes an expanded waiting area and more exam rooms to improve access for children and families needing pediatric care. It will offer audiology, behavioral health services and even certain outpatient procedures. Children's Physicians, Spring Valley has a bilingual care team, offering another valuable benefit to area patient families. In addition to the new, updated space, the Spring Valley pediatric primary care office will now offer walk-in services for patients from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Families can reach Children's Physicians, Spring Valley at 402.955.7474. Children's Physicians is a group of board-certified pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants providing expert pediatric care at 14 officesthree with adjacent urgent care facilities. All locations have been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Children's Physicians pediatricians hold themselves to levels of care that far surpass national quality of care standards in pediatrics. For more information and pediatric resources for families, visit Children's Physicians at ChildrensOmaha.org.