Mr. Messineo joined the firm in May of 2006 and became a Partner in 2011.
Tribal/state regulatory jurisdiction; tobacco law; state excise tax law; commercial transactions; administrative law; trial and appellate advocacy.
Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska; U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska; Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Tribal Court, Winnebago Tribal Court.
Creighton University School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 2000) University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.A., 1994)
PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona: enforced provisions of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and tobacco statutes/regulations, also represented the Arizona Department of Real Estate in licensure matters (2004-2006); private practice: employment discrimination and personal injury litigation, criminal defense, workers compensation law (2000-2004).
CALI Award for Excellence in Contracts I, Trusts and Estates I and Criminal Procedure; Finalist in Creighton Law School Domestic Moot Court Competition (1998); Dean′s list.