Susan D. Thurmer

Of Counsel

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Susan D. Thurmer

Of Counsel

Susan is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on personal injury, motor vehicle, employment, and coverage matters. She has defended and tried numerous claims involving bodily injury, insurance coverage and employment claims in state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Prior to joining the firm, Susan had a successful private practice handling employment-related and bodily injury claims for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (formerly Burlington Northern Railroad) and Canadian Pacific Railroad (formerly Soo Line Railroad).

Susan was listed in Minnesota Super Lawyers in 2006, and from 2008 to the present. She has also been listed in Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, Personal Injury Defense: General, from 2009 to the present. Susan was also listed in Minnesota Top 100 Women Super Lawyers in 2008, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 1980
  • Wisconsin, 1987
  • Florida, 1980 (Inactive)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1987
Education
  • J.D., Hamline University School of Law, cum laude, 1980
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, cum laude, 1977
Associations & Memberships
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Florida State Bar Association