Shane E. Eden

Shane E. Eden

South Dakota Litigation Attorney

My Story

Shane, a native of Alcester, South Dakota, joined the law firm’s litigation section in 2008. His practice consists primarily of commercial litigation, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, professional liability, workers’ compensation, and general insurance litigation. Shane has experience in both federal and state court and has argued appeals before the South Dakota Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Shane interned with the firm in 2007 and graduated with honors from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2008. He is licensed to practice in both South Dakota and Minnesota.

Shane was ranked in the top 5% of practicing attorneys in South Dakota by Great Plains Super Lawyers in the area of commercial litigation.

Position: Partner
Direct: (605) 357-1240
Email: [email protected]


Professional Experience

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP 
Partner: 2014 – present 
Associate: 2008 – 2013 


South Dakota State University 
(B.S., Magna Cum Laude, 2005) 

University of South Dakota School of Law 
(J.D., Sterling Honors Graduate, 2008)

Professional Memberships

State Bar of South Dakota
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute


Admitted to Practice (State): 
South Dakota, 2008
Minnesota, 2010 

Admitted to Practice (Federal):
United States District Court, District of South Dakota, 2008
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2009


Lead Articles Editor, South Dakota Law Review, 2007 – 2008

Author: Picking the Matlock: Georgia v. Randolph and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Re-Examination of Third-Party-Consent Authority in Light of Social Expectations, 52 S.D. L. Rev. 171 (2007).

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