Mitchell A. Peterson
Mitchell A. Peterson
South Dakota Litigation Lawyer
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® also recognizes him for high caliber work in three practice areas: Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Litigation – Insurance. Chambers and Partners also listed Mitch as an “Up and Coming” attorney in 2015 and 2016, and from 2018 forward identifies him as a top-ranked attorney in Litigation: General Commercial. In 2019, Mitch was accepted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation-only association of jury trial advocates.
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 18 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2024 for South Dakota, in 22 different practice areas. In addition, two Davenport Evans lawyers were named 2024 Best...
Lawyers from Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP in Sioux Falls, SD have again been ranked Tier One by Chambers USA. In South Dakota, rankings are given in five categories: Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Labor &...
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 17 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2023 for South Dakota, in 22 different practice areas. In addition, three Davenport Evans lawyers were named 2023 Best...
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Partner: 2008 – present
Associate: 2002 – 2007
University of South Dakota
(B.S., summa cum laude, 1999)
Vanderbilt University Law School
State Bar of South Dakota
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
South Dakota Defense Lawyers
Defense Research Institute
Admitted to Practice (State):
South Dakota, 2002
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