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Eric L. Newmark

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Newmark Storms Dworak LLC
150 S 5th St, Suite 1850
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-455-7050
Fax: 612-455-7051
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 1999
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Appellate, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Founding partner of Minneapolis-based Newmark Storms Dworak LLC, Eric L. Newmark defends individuals throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin accused of felony or misdemeanor offenses including Murder, Manslaughter, Criminal Vehicular Operation, Drug Offenses, Embezzlement/Theft, Assault, and driving offenses such as DUI/DWI. Newmark also represents judges, attorneys and other professionals facing allegations of ethical misconduct. A University of Wisconsin-Madison and Hamline University School of Law alum, Newmark earned his J.D. cum laude in 1995. 

His reputation as a tough, smart and skilled trial lawyer who gets the best possible outcome for clients is built on 25 years of wins including dismissals and acquittals in homicide cases and favorable resolutions for professionals under scrutiny by state licensing boards.

Newmark is a published writer and co-author of the 2013 edition of Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes, and a contributing author to the Minnesota DWI Deskbook. He has volunteered as an attorney with the Great North Innocence Project and as a volunteer investigator for the 4th District Ethics Committee in Hennepin County.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Appeals, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


23 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 1999

About Eric L. Newmark

First Admitted: 1995, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Investigator, 4th Judicial District Ethics Committee
  • Volunteer Attorney, Minnesota Innocence Project


  • Selected as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year since 2000
  • MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Eighth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • State of Wisconsin
  • State of Minnesota

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialist.

Educational Background

  • Wayzata High School, 1988
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., with distinction, Political Science/Journalism, 1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Thomson Reuters, Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes, 2013 , 2013
  • Minnesota CLE, Contributing Author, MN DWI Deskbook, 2013


  • “Eric Newmark is an excellent criminal defense trial attorney. He is ethical, knowledgable, and extremely creative and thoughtful in his approach to the law. He is practical and is willing to advise his clients about the strengths and weaknesses of their cases, yet is persistent in obtaining a fair resolution for his clients.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Eric L. Newmark

150 S 5th St
Suite 1850
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-455-7050

Fax: 612-455-7051

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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