Kaela Bauer represents clients in a variety of financial matters, including corporate trust transactions, restructurings and financial litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Kaela served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Chief Justice Heavican of the Nebraska Supreme Court, where she performed extensive research for cases, assisted in preparation for oral arguments and drafted various documents on issues of first impression. 

During law school, Kaela served as a clerk with a German law firm and an intern with the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


Nebraska Supreme Court, Hon. Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, 2016-2018




Creighton University School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Creighton International & Comparative Law Journal (Lead Articles Editor) (2016)

University of San Diego
B.A. in International Relations, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (2012)

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Other Perspectives
  • Schengen Acquis: The Development of the Right to Free Movement Within the European Union Legal Framework and the Necessary Reforms to Adapt to Evolving Security Threats in the Region
    Author, 7 Creighton Int’l & Comp. L.J. 107 (2016)


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2019 
  • National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) — Outstanding Law Student Award, 2016
  • Saul Lefkowitz International Trademark Association Moot Court Competition National Finals — Best Brief, 2016
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals — Fellow
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