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Rolf E. Gilbertson

Partner
Minneapolis
500 Washington Avenue South
Suite 4000
Minneapolis MN 55415
TEL: (612) 336-9166
FAX: (612) 336-9100
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Rolf Gilbertson has over 35 years of experience in trying complex civil actions and arbitrations in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in various states. His experience includes actions and arbitrations involving general liability insurance coverage concerning environmental and asbestos claims, reinsurance, products liability, extra contractual liability, construction liability, environmental liability, civil rights liability, municipal liability, employment liability, directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, banking liability, securities, and general business disputes. Rolf has represented major national and international insurance companies and general business corporations as well as individuals in these various disputes. In addition to trials and arbitrations, he has advised Fortune 500 corporations, including insurers and general business corporations, on matters of insurance coverage as well as various areas of civil liability.  Rolf also donates time each year to the legal representation of indigent individuals in civil actions.

Representative Matters

General Mills Operations, LLC v. Five Star Custom Foods, Ltd., 703 F.3d 1104 (8th Cir. 2013)

Cont'l Cas. Co. v. Employers Ins. Co. of Wausau, Robert A. Keasbey Co., et al., 85 A.D.3d 403 (1st Dep't 2011)

Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company v. George V. Hamilton, Inc., 571 F.3d 299 (3rd Cir. 2009)

Cont'l Cas. Co. v. Employers Ins. Co. of Wausau, Robert A. Keasbey Co., et al., 871 N.Y.S.2d 48 (1st Dep't 2008)

Neumann v. AT&T Communications, Inc. et al., 376 F.3d 773 (8th Cir. 2004)

Barry v. Barry, 78 F.3d 375 (8th Cir. 1999)

Matter of Celotex Corp., 175 B.R. 98 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1994)

Matter of Celotex Corp., 152 B.R. 667 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1993)

Matter of Celotex Corp., 149 B.R. 997 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1993)

Employers Insurance of Wausau v. Bush, 791 F.Supp. 1314, 22 Envtl. L. Rep. 21,511 (N.D. Ill. 1992)

Kaphingst v. City of Woodbury, 1990 WL 7537 (Minn. App. 1990)

Convent of the Visitation School v. Continental Casualty Company, 707 F.Supp. 412 (D. Minn. 1989)

Deretich v. City of St. Francis, 650 F.Supp. 645 (D. Minn. 1986)

Weber v. Goetzke, 371 N.W.2d 611 (Minn. App. 1985)

Milbrandt v. American Legion Post of Mora, 354 N.W.2d 499 (Minn. App. 1984)

St. Paul School District No. 625 v. Columbia Transit Corp., 321 N.W.2d 41 (Minn. 1982)

Nelson v. Hench, 428 F.Supp. 411 (D. Minn. 1977)

Professional Affiliations

Noteworthy

Rolf is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell