Michael L. Snyder

Michael L. Snyder

South Dakota Litigation Lawyer

My Story

Mike Snyder is a litigation attorney at Davenport Evans. Originally from Pierre, SD, Mike joined the firm in 2016 as a member of the firm’s litigation section. His practice focuses primarily on commercial and complex litigation and insurance litigation.

Mike interned with the firm in the summer of 2013 and is a 2014 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he graduated first in his class and served as editor-in-chief of the South Dakota Law Review and as a research assistant to Professor Christine Hutton. Following graduation, Mike served as a law clerk for the Honorable Karen E. Schreier of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys running, reading, camping, cooking, and following the Arsenal Football Club.

Position: Associate
Direct: (605) 357-1294
Email: [email protected]

Highlights

Professional Experience

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP 
Associate: 2016 – present 

Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Honorable Karen E. Schreier, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota

Education

Minnesota State University Moorhead 
(B.A., 2007) 

University of South Dakota School of Law 
(J.D., Sterling Honors, 2014)

Professional Memberships

State Bar of South Dakota
American Bar Association

Licensure

Admitted to Practice (State): 
South Dakota, 2016 

Admitted to Practice (Federal): 
United States District Court, District of South Dakota, 2017

Accomplishments

Editor-in-Chief, University of South Dakota Law Review, Volume 59

Author: Katz-ing Up and (Not) Losing Place: Tracking the Fourth Amendment Implications of United States v. Jonesand Prolonged GPS Monitoring, 58 S.D. L. Rev. 158 (2013).

Joseph N. Spencer III Award, South Dakota Law Review, Outstanding Student Submission, Spring 2013

Lawrence & Catherine Piersol Award, South Dakota Law Review Write-On, Spring 2012

“Final Four” Participant in the 2012 Sam Masten Moot Court Competition

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