About Us

The attorneys of Davenport Evans are committed to client success. One of South Dakota’s oldest, largest, and most highly respected law firms, Davenport Evans offers its clients a wealth of experience across a wide range of practice areas. Our attorneys are recognized by Martindale-HubbellSuper LawyersU.S. News – Best Lawyers®Chambers and PartnersBenchmark Litigation, and AM Best.

Davenport Evans is unique in that it has attracted top lawyers from across the region, each of whom brings diverse experiences, areas of practice, and legal specializations to one location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Davenport Evans routinely represents national clients on major transactions and in complex litigation matters.

Founded in 1939 by four of South Dakota’s premier lawyers, Davenport Evans has led the state in developing separate business and litigation sections and specific areas of attorney expertise. Our experienced litigation attorneys are battle-tested in both federal and state trial courts as well as in courts of appeal. Our litigation team also has extensive experience before federal and state administrative tribunals. Our business attorneys have in-depth experience in a wide range of commercial matters and are able to provide clients with one-stop counsel for numerous corporate, banking, and individual business needs. Committed to excellence, Davenport Evans is dedicated to being a trusted advocate and advisor to our clients. Rely on Davenport Evans to Protect What You’ve Built.