Mr. Bruno is an experienced multi-jurisdictional trial and appellate attorney focusing on business litigation, real estate... litigation, construction litigation, personal injury, legal malpractice and eminent domain. Named a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, Mr. Bruno places the needs of his clients first and takes pride in being accessible to his clients. Mr. Bruno regularly fights for the rights of individuals, small business owners, and condemnees against insurance companies, banks, and the government. Mr. Bruno has successfully represented two clients against the United States of America. Mr. Bruno has assisted clients in obtaining fair value for private property taken through eminent domain including from the City of Dallas, Texas, the City of Omaha, Nebraska, Douglas County, Nebraska, Sarpy County, Nebraska, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, the City of Blair, Nebraska, the Metropolitan Utilities District, and the State of Nebraska.
Mr. Bruno has obtained significant results on behalf of clients, including 9 judgments exceeding $1,000,000, jury verdicts of $527,391.50 and $366,291.84, and successful tax protests resulting in valuation reductions of $2,308,795 and $3,006,030. Mr. Bruno has argued appeals in front of the Nebraska Supreme Court, Nebraska Court of Appeals, Arizona Court of Appeals, and Fourth Texas Court of Appeals. Mr. Bruno has represented clients in front of various governmental and/or regulatory agencies, including the Omaha City Council, Blair Airport Authority, Sarpy County Planning Board, Sarpy County Board of Commissioners, Douglas County Zoning Board, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lancaster County Board of Equalization, Douglas County Board of Equalization, and the Nebraska Appeal Tribunal. Mr. Bruno has been retained by other lawyers to serve as an expert witness in litigation and has written articles in the areas of legal malpractice and construction law.