Michael J. Srstka

Michael J. Srstka

South Dakota Business Lawyer

My Story

A Sioux Falls, SD native, Mike Srstka is a member of the Davenport Evans Transactions and General Business practice group. Mike joined Davenport Evans in 2019, having previously served as an enlisted member of the United States Air Force as a pianist in the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, (J.D.), and the University of South Dakota, (M.B.A., B.A.)

Mike’s practice covers all aspects of business transactions, including real estate transactions, drafting and negotiation of contracts, matters related to limited liability companies and corporations, leasing and financing arrangements, and a variety of other business matters. His practice also covers a variety of employment law issues. Outside of work, he enjoys listening to classical music, playing piano, studying history, travel, and spending time with his wife and children. 

Position: Associate
Direct: (605) 357-1246
Email: [email protected]


New South Dakota Law Prohibits Healthcare Non-Compete Agreements

Healthcare providers and employees should take note of the recent passage of South Dakota House Bill 1154, which becomes effective on July 1, 2021. Davenport Evans lawyer Mike Srstka explains. The new law prohibits the inclusion of non-compete clauses in employment...

New SD Law HB 1113 Allows Shareholders to Meet Remotely

On March 5, 2020, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed HB 1113 into law, which aims to “provide for remote participation in a shareholders’ meeting.” The new statute, SDCL § 47-1A-709, will be effective July 1, 2020, Davenport Evans lawyer Michael J. Srstka...

Professional Experience

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP 
Associate: 2019 – present

United States Attorney’s Office, District of South Dakota Summer Intern, May 2015 – August 2015


University of South Dakota 
(B.A., 2007; M.B.A., 2013) 

University of Virginia School of Law 
(J.D., 2017)

Professional Memberships

State Bar of South Dakota


Admitted to Practice (State): 
South Dakota, 2019
Virginia (inactive)


Protecting what you’ve built.

Phone Numbers

Driving Directions

Davenport Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP

206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1030