Professional Liability Law Minnesota + Wisconsin

The Professional Liability team at Lommen Abdo understands that advising your customers and clients comes with risks – both to your reputation and your bottom line. Our experienced, ethical team will help you mitigate your exposure and produce positive results throughout this challenging process. 

Professional Liability Attorneys in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Experience. When it comes to defending malpractice claims, lawsuits, or ethics complaints, Lommen Abdo’s experience in the upper Midwest is unsurpassed. For over 40 years, Lommen has aggressively represented its professional liability clients, including attorneys, accountants, design professionals, insurance agents and other professionals in the following matters: 

  • Professional negligence disputes 
  • Legal malpractice litigation 
  • Accounting malpractice actions 
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims 
  • Ethics and disciplinary investigations and proceedings 
  • Directors and officers liability claims 
  • Professional licensing disputes 
  • Insurance coverage disputes 
  • Errors and omission claims

    Professional Liability Attorneys You Can Trust

    Lommen Abdo is adept at representing professional liability clients in various forums, including trials, appeals, ethics investigations, disciplinary proceedings and arbitrations. Professional liability clients and experts speak highly of our professional liability skills: 

    • Lommen Abdo attorneys have the ability to cut to the heart of the legal malpractice case, resulting in precise, creative and effective resolution strategies. They “get it,” whereas many in this field simply don’t. They are a huge asset in the defense of lawyers nationwide. 
    • Very few firms aside from Lommen Abdo have such an excellent command of this area of the law. 
    • Lommen Abdo is one of the best. Very creative problem solvers. 
    • Lommen Abdo is a tremendous firm for handling legal malpractice defense. The lawyers get great results at a fair price. They have an unmatched knowledge in the field. 
    • Lommen Abdo is extremely knowledgeable and effective in defending legal malpractice cases. 
    • Lommen Abdo Law Firm is an outstanding law firm for the defense of legal malpractice actions. 
    • Lommen Abdo Law Firm is an excellent professional liability defense firm. They can handle extremely complex matters and do a fine job on complex coverage issues. 

    Lommen Abdo’s professional liability team is anchored by Barry O’Neil, who is certified as a civil trial specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Kathleen Loucks is also certified as civil trial specialists by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Mike Moline is certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Attorneys and as a civil trial specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. 

    Additionally, many of Lommen Abdo’s professional liability attorneys are recognized as Minnesota Super Lawyers, including Keith Broady, Barry O’Neil, Kathleen Loucks, Mike Moline, Wade Johnson, and Kay Nord Hunt, who is the chair of Lommen Abdo’s Appellate and Insurance Coverage Section, and who lends her appellate experience to professional liability and ethics matters. Lauren Nuffort, Michelle Kuhl, and Heidi Torvik are recognized as Rising Stars by Minnesota Super Lawyers. 

    Minnesota + Wisconsin Professional Liability

    Accounting Malpractice 

    We understand that accountants are subject to constantly evolving rules and regulations, and we’re here to give you the  understanding needed to strengthen your accounting business with confidence. Whether you’re dealing with claims from state regulators or the SEC, navigating subpoenas over audit work, or even facing allegations of misreporting or misallocating funds, we’re here to help you. 

    Design Professionals (Architects and Engineers) 

    Claims against architects and engineers are growing at alarming rates and our knowledgeable, proactive team can help you head off concerns early, quickly, and cost-effectively. The Lommen Abdo team can jump in at any point in the process, from contract negotiations and interpretations to litigation, arbitration, and appeals.  

    Ethics + Licensure  

    More and more industries in today’s world involve advising clients and customers, meaning professionals are increasingly taking on the risk of being challenged by those who hire them if things take a turn. Our talented professional liability team can work across multiple professions to defend individuals, small businesses, and corporations from when work doesn’t go as planned. 

    Legal Malpractice 

    One of the fastest growing areas of need within professional liability practices is representing other lawyers and legal professionals. Our trusted team will dig into the initial case, as well as the malpractice claim, in an effort to reach a quick and successful resolutions. Hoping to prevent a claim in the first place? We can work with you to assess the risks and ethics surrounding specific cases, clients, or situations. 


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