Mitchell Peterson

Mitchell Peterson

  • South Dakota
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South Dakota lawyer Mitch Peterson is a partner focused on commercial litigation. As such, he assists both large and small clients, as well as individuals, with claims arising out of commercial transactions. He also does a significant amount of general litigation work for both companies and individuals.

This work includes litigation, trials, arbitration, and appellate work in the following areas: conditional use permits and variances, confidential information, construction, contracts, copyright, corporate/ownership, estate/probate, land use, non-competition and non-solicitation, non-disclosure agreements, product liability, professional services/negligence (legal, architectural, engineering, accounting, software development, financial services), real estate, sales of businesses, sales of goods, technology/software, trade secrets, trademark, trust administration, wrongful death, and zoning.

Mitch Peterson has received a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Peer Rating, indicating the attorney is widely respected for high professional achievement and ethical standards. He was twice named Best Lawyers® Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” for Sioux Falls, SD, in 2016 and 2019. Best Lawyers® has also recognized him for high caliber work in two practice areas, Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Insurance, including in 2018 . Chambers and Partners also listed Mitch as an “Up and Coming” attorney in 2015 and 2016, and identified him as a top-ranked attorney in Litigation: General Commercial in 2018. In 2019, Mitch was accepted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation-only association of jury trial advocates.

Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial and Complex Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Dakota
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Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (2002)
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University of South Dakota
B.S. (1999)
Honors: summa cum laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of South Dakota # 3324
Member
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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South Dakota Defense Lawyers Defense Research Institute
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Blog
Davenport Evans News
Contact & Map
206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
USA
Telephone: (605) 336-2880