Bar and Court Admissions
- State Bar of Minnesota
- Federal District Court of Minnesota
- U.S. Court of Appeals: Eighth Circuit
- Hamline Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2009
- University of Kansas, B.S., Finance, 2006
Nick A. Dolejsi
Nick is a senior associate in the Minneapolis office of Zelle where he represents clients in litigation matters involving commercial disputes, construction and real estate disputes, insurance coverage and liability issues, class actions, and product liability. He also advises clients on an ongoing basis concerning contract, risk management and other general business issues.
Nick has experience in jury trials, court trials, and arbitration proceedings in a broad range of areas.
Represented insurer in coverage matters regarding a claims-made liability policy (Ritrama, Inc. v. HDI-Gerling Am. Ins. Co.).
Represented insurer in defense of bad faith and breach of contract claims (Peterson v. The Travelers Indemnity Co.)
Business Disputes and Commercial Litigation
Represented large financial institution in a bad faith insurance coverage dispute against a title insurer (U.S. Bank National Association v. First American Title Ins. Co.).
Construction and Real Estate
Represented general contractor in defense of construction defect and breach of warranty claims (Oxford Hill Association, Inc. of Minnesota v. Frana Companies, Inc., et al.).
Defense of breach of contract actions brought by contractors against developer of commercial property (Langford Tool v. The 401 Group, LLC, District Court of Minnesota).
Represented homeowner in misrepresentation case against seller for failure to disclose material defects (Roers v. Pierce).
Represented general contractor in defense of ERISA claims alleging under-payment of fringe benefits.
Represented insurers in subrogation matters for recovery of damages caused by defective equipment and construction.
Products and Premises Liability
Represented consumer of powdered infant formula in a products liability action under an alternative liability theory (Burks v. Abbott Laboratories, et al.).
Defended nightclub under a liability policy against allegations of premises liability.
Articles & Presentations
"Legal Matters: Potential defense to construction defect claims," Finance & Commerce, January 26, 2017, author
"Loss-of-Chance Revisited--Does Minnesota Compensate Doomed Patients?," Minnesota Trial, The Journal of the Minnesota Association for Justice, Summer 2011, co-author
Named Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers® in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.