The Attorneys of LOSGS


Thomas C. Atmore


Tom focuses his practice on complex litigation, personal injury, and appellate practice, including national and international arbitration and class actions. He has successfully handled cases in various state and federal courts throughout the United States, trying cases to verdict before judges and juries and to decision in innumerable arbitrations. A sample of cases:

  • D&O coverage – Successfully sued for coverage under D&O policy (trial court granted summary judgment; case on appeal).
  • Insurance Bad Faith – Successfully pursued insurance company regarding improper claim handling resulting in damage to its insured.
  • Shareholder Suit – Successfully pursued claim of fraud in the inducement in selling option in closely-held company.
  • Product Liability – Successfully pursued manufacturer for failure to safely design a product and warn of risks associated with the product’s use resulting in injury to plaintiff.
  • Shareholder Suit – Successfully pursued claim of mistake in sale of stock in closely-held company.
  • Insurance Coverage – Successfully pursued claim for loss of “intangible” computer data.
  • Successfully pursued claims in federal court and under international arbitration rules against European manufacturer on behalf of distributor.
  • Successfully defended condominium association board against claims of breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Successfully defended heirs of estate at trial against claims of undue influence.
  • Successfully defended lender at trial against claims of negligence and breach of duty during commercial property receivership.

A sample of appeals:

  • McIntosh County Bank v. Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 726 N.W.2d 108 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007)
  • Geldert v. American Nat. Bank, 506 N.W.2d 22, 21 UCC Rep. Serv.2d 1036 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993)
  • Retail Systems, Inc. v. CNA Ins. Companies, 469 N.W.2d 735 (Minn. Ct. App., May 21, 1991)
  • Lansing v. Concrete Design Specialties, Inc., 2006 WL 1229638 (Minn. Ct. App., May 9, 2006)
  • Xerotex Technologies Corp. v. Connectivity Products, Inc., 2002 WL 31655211 (Minn. Ct. App., Nov. 26, 2002)
  • Mrzlak v. WMC Mortg. Corp., 2001 WL 139015 (Minn. Ct. App., Feb. 20, 2001)



  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1988)
  • Colorado College (B.A., 1985)



  • Member, American Bar Association
  •      Litigation Section
  •      Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  •      Litigation Section
  •      Professional Negligence Section
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  •      Civil Litigation Section
  •      Appellate Practice Section (pro bono appeals panel)
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  •      Civil Litigation Section
  •      Appellate Practice Section



  • Judge, Minnesota High School Moot Court Competition
  • West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club
  •      Secretary, 1995-1999
  •      President Elect, 1999-2000
  •      President, 2000-2001
  • Former Member, 2nd District Ethics Committee



  • State of Minnesota
  • State of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit




Thomas C. Atmore

Office:  Minneapolis, Minnesota

Telephone:  (612) 332-1030

Fax:  (612) 332-2740




  Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Trust & Estates Litigation and Appellate Practice.


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