The majority of Tom’s practice is devoted to representing employers and insurers in contested workers’ compensation cases. He has been practicing in the area of workers’ compensation since 1993. He represents the interests of his clients in all areas of discovery and case development and investigation, as well as participating on their behalf in administrative conferences, settlement conferences, mediations, and evidentiary hearings. Tom also handles workers’ compensation appeals. Tom frequently authors articles on workers’ compensation topics and presents at continuing education seminars for attorneys, human resource personnel, and other interested individuals.
Tom devotes a portion of his practice to subrogation cases involving workers’ compensation claims.
Civil Defense Litigation
Tom also has extensive experience representing clients and insurers in the areas of general liability, products liability, motor vehicle claims, commercial litigation, and business litigation. This includes the defense of employers for employer’s liability under Coverage B.
J.D., magna cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law (1993)
· B.B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth (1987)
· U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota (1997)
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) (Member, 2007 to Present)
· Washington County Bar Association (WCBA) (Member, 2005 to Present)
· Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) (Member, 1993 to Present)