Mark A. Pieper was born in Schuyler, Nebraska and raised on a farm outside the Village of Dodge, Nebraska. Mark graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a major in Political Science and minors in English and Philosophy. Mark attended Creighton University School of Law and was a member of the Creighton Law Review where he authored an article entitled: Frozen Embryos: Persons or Property? Mark received his Juris Doctor in 1990. After law school, Mark served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Leslie Boslaugh of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Mark started as an associate in 1991 and become a shareholder at McGill in 1996. Mark practices primarily in the corporate law area, with a subspecialty in executive compensation, qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans and immigration. He has extensive experience with manufacturing clients and works with a wide array of employers and employees. He is highly organized and has a meticulous attention to detail. A judge described Mark as “an excellent lawyer with a gracious demeanor. His integrity is beyond reproach. He serves his clients well and is a credit to the bar.”
Mark has earned the AV designation in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings. He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, and the Pension Counsel of the Midlands. Mark is also a volunteer member of the District 2, Committee on Inquiry, appointed by the Nebraska Supreme Court.
When not practicing law, Mark is an avid horticulturist and amateur architectural landscaper. He enjoys searching for useful wisdom in Classic Greek literature and philosophy and Russian poetry. He is also a foodie who favors home-made jams, sauces, and soups. Mark spends his free time with his wife Suzanne and their two children Alex and Emily and his parents and eleven siblings.