Michael W. McNee

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Michael W. McNee

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Mike has successfully defended transportation law coverage cases, bodily injury cases and death cases during his career. He has handled many premises and product liability cases, as well as numerous cases representing the ski resort and amusement industries.

Mike was selected to be a Fellow by the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society. He was also listed in Best Lawyers in America from 2016 through the present, and Minnesota Super Lawyers, Transportation, from 2001-present. Mike is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 1977
  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1985
Publications
  • Co-Author, Commercial Trucking Insurance, in Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook (4th Ed. 2009)
  • Co-Author, Commercial Trucking Insurance, in Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook (4th Ed., 2009).
  • Co-Author, Liability Claims Involving Commercial Trucks, in Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook (2000)
  • Co-Author, Minnesota Claims Guide for Motor Carriers and Trucking Versus Non-Trucking Use
Presentations
  • Presenter, Commercial Trucking Insurance, Minnesota CLE, 1999-present
  • Presenter, Commercial Insurance, Minnesota CLE
  • Planning Committee Member, 17th Annual TIDA Industry Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Insurance Law, TIDA Seminar, 1996
  • Faculty Member, Products Liability and Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar, MILE, 2001
Education
  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1977
  • B.A., Carleton College, 1972
Associations & Memberships
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Conference of Freight Counsel
  • Minnesota Trucking Association
  • Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Ski Defense Attorneys
  • Faculty Member, Minnesota CLE, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005
Representative Cases
& Experience
  • Tried more than 150 cases to jury verdict in the areas of trucking law, personal injury, premises liability, and wrongful death.
  • Testified before the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of the Minnesota Trucking Association regarding a bill that could potentially affect the trucking industry and the potential vicarious liability for the owners of semitrailers.