Business Litigation Lawyer in Rapid City SD & Sioux Falls SD

Hiring/Firing. Buying/Selling. Starting Up/Winding Down. Almost everything that a business does entails a risk of disputes. Good legal planning can reduce both the risk of lawsuits and their cost if they arise. We can help you minimize your exposure to lawsuits. But if a lawsuit cannot be avoided, our lawyers provide intelligent and effective representation to all types of businesses in disputes that arise in today’s competitive business environment. We handle breach of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes, employment, and a variety of other complex litigation, including copyright, trademark, antitrust, and class action litigation.

Attorneys who practice in this area of law

Greg Erlandson graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1997. Prior to attending law school, Greg served in the United States Marine Corps and was... read more
Terry Hofer graduated from the University of South Dakota Law School in 1982 as a Sterling Honor Graduate. He served two years as a law clerk in the United States District... read more
For 25 years, Jeff Hurd has been representing health care professionals and businesses in civil courts, administrative agencies, and arbitrations. He is a partner in the... read more
Rod graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bethel College in 1987 and the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1990. He has been practicing with the firm since graduation and... read more
Emily Smoragiewicz joined our Rapid City office as an associate in 2016.  She is a 2014 sterling academic graduate of the University of South Dakota School of... read more
Managing Partner
Terry Westergaard is a partner in the Litigation Department in our Rapid City Office.   He concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance law and litigation and... read more