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Rolf Gilbertson
Senior Counsel
500 Washington Avenue South
Suite 4000
Minneapolis MN 55415
TEL: (612) 336-9166
FAX: (612) 336-9100
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Rolf E. Gilbertson

Rolf Gilbertson has over 38 years of experience in trying complex civil actions and arbitrations in state and federal courts in various states.  Rolf’s experience includes actions and arbitrations involving general liability insurance coverage, errors and omissions insurance coverage, directors and officer's insurance coverage, and reinsurance coverage concerning asbestos liability, environmental liability, construction liability, directors and officer’s liability, professional liability, and fidelity losses.  Rolf’s experience also includes actions and arbitrations regarding bad faith extra-contractual liability, construction liability, directors and officer’s liability, product liability, civil rights liability, municipal liability, banking liability, employment liability, 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, Rolf 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

Resco Holdings, L.L.C. v. AIU Insurance Company, et al., 2018-Ohio-2844 (Ohio Ct. App. 8th Dist.), _N.E.3d_ (2018)

Lamoureux v. MPSC, Inc., 849 F.3d 737 (8th Cir. 2017)

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


Rolf is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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