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NJL People: Stanley E. Siegel

Stan is a formidable advocate and adversary. He’s known for being forceful yet disarming —a potent combination when handling and favorably resolving complicated and contentious business matters for his clients.

Stan connects deeply with his clients and works hard to understand their business to provide honest, thorough, and creative advice to help them make the right decisions for their company. Stan has a unique ability to simplify complicated concepts for judges and juries and excels at finding solutions that balance multiple considerations, oftentimes involving communications, business strategies, reputation management, and other practical considerations.

When he’s not representing clients, Stan loves spending time with his children, traveling to visit family in the Netherlands, and running several marathons a year.

Key Practice Experience

Key Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality
  • Gaming
  • Industrial
  • Insurers
  • Governmental entities
  • Agricultural

Representative Matters

  • Over 30 years of litigation experience having represented businesses, individuals, governmental entities, and insurers in a wide variety of business and commercial disputes and large casualty losses, arbitrations, and trials in state and federal courts in more than twenty-five states

Recognitions and Honors

  • Named two years in a row (2008 and 2009) as one of Minnesota’s Top 40 Attorneys in business litigation in Minnesota Law and Politics
  • Selected to be listed in Minnesota Super Lawyers® every year since 1997
  • Who’s Who in Business Litigation and Who’s Who in Intellectual Property by Minnesota Law & Politics, Twin Cities Business and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine – a distinction received by less than 5 percent of Minnesota lawyers
  • Federal law clerk for the Honorable Donald P. Lay, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Publications and Presentations

  • Frequent author and lecturer on matters relating to civil litigation, and has participated in a number of continuing legal education programs with an emphasis on complex litigation issues

Professional Associations

  • Civil Litigation Section of the Minnesota State and American Bar Associations
  • Intellectual Property Law and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sections of the American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Defense Research Institute and Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

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