Thomas "Tom" Bennerotte is the owner and founding partner of Bennerotte & Associates, P.A. Tom has worked in the personal injury field his entire career. In 1991, he began his career as a claims adjuster. He went on to work as a law clerk and associate attorney for the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, before opening his own law practice. Tom is licensed to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Tom was born and raised in southern Minnesota. For undergraduate studies, Tom attended The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with Honors. He attended William Mitchell College of Law and graduated Cum Laude. Tom worked full-time as a law clerk while attending law school. Currently, he is an active member of the Minnesota Association for Justice and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
Tom has helped thousands of people in Minnesota, and across the United States, with injuries arising from medical malpractice, dog bites, animal attacks, slip and falls and car, motorcycle and trucking accidents. Almost all the firm's new cases are referred directly from other practicing attorneys, doctors, friends or past clients, which speaks to the type of lawyer Tom is and about the reputation of the firm.
William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
Honors: cum laude
The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
B.A. - 1991
Honors: cum laude
Major: Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance Emphasis
Classes & Seminars
Chiropractic Record Keeping, Rayus Radiology, 2004 to Present
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, Associate Attorney, 1997 to 2003
St. Paul Companies, Claims Adjuster, 1991 to 1997
Best Attorneys of America, Member, 2014 to Present
MN Federal District Court, 2000
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Member, 2016 to Present
America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Member, 2017 to Present
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member, 2007 to Present
NAOPIA Top Ten Attorney, Member, 2013 to Present
Current Employment Position
Owner and Founding Partner
North Dakota, 2014
Up-And-coming Attorney, 2002