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2021 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 100
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413-1769Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 612-332-1023
Fax: 612-332-3173
E-Mail: jhupp@fitchjohnson.com
www.fitchjohnson.com
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Client Information
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Established: 1968

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Product Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Employment Law
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACE USA/ESIS, Inc.Auto-Owners Insurance Company
CNA Insurance CompanyContinental Western Insurance Company
Employers Insurance Company of WausauFederated Insurance Company
Gallagher Bassett Insurance CompanyGeneral Casualty Companies
Great American Insurance CompanyGreat Central Insurance Company
Highlands Insurance GroupIndiana Insurance Company
Minnesota Counties Insurance TrustMotorists Group-American Hardware/Iowa Mutual
MSIG ClaimsOhio Casualty Insurance Company/Liberty Mutual
Providence Property and Casualty Insurance CompanyRAM Mutual Insurance Company
Reliamax Insurance CompanyRisk Enterprise Management, Ltd.
Safeco/American States Insurance CompanySedgwick Group of Minnesota, Inc.
Travelers Property Casualty Insurance CompanyWestern National Mutual Insurance Company
Zurich American Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Constitution State Service CompanyFrank Gates Service Company
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Victor C. Johnson
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 1964
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Minnesota, J.D., 1964
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David N. Larson
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 1976
  • Wisconsin, 1982
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Federalist Society
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1976
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Howard Y. Held
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 1983
  • Wisconsin, 1988
  • Nebraska, 2010
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State, Nebraska State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota Self Insurers Association
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1983
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David O. Nirenstein
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1995
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Washington University, J.D., 1993
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Ryan J. Courtney
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2004
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2004
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2004
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Melissa S. Hareid Cashman
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2006
  • Wisconsin, 2007
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Association
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2006
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Karen R. Swanton
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 1986
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1986
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Kelly P. Falsani
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2009
  • Wisconsin, 2010
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2009
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Patricia M. Koth
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 2012
  • Minnesota, 2013
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
Education:
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2012
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William R. Moody
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2011
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2011
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Lisa N. Truitt
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2014
  • Wisconsin
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
Education:
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2014
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Scott F. Johnson
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2012
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State and Ramsey County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 2009
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Jennifer S. Koockogey
Minneapolis, MN
Admitted
  • Minnesota, 2006
Memberships:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 2006
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