Jeffrey S. Storms

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Newmark Storms Dworak LLC
 | 100 South Fifth Street, Suite 2100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-455-7050
Fax: 612-455-7051
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jeffrey S. Storms is an attorney at Newmark Storms Law Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Storms litigates complex personal injury and institutional sex abuse matters involving churches, group homes, hospitals, nursing homes and sports clubs. He serves clients in Minnesota as well as Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Mr. Storms has successfully handled many significant cases and recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients. In 2013, Minnesota Lawyer magazine named him attorney of the year for his work on a wrongful death matter involving police brutality that resulted in a $3 million settlement. It is the largest police brutality wrongful death settlement in Minnesota history.

In addition, Mr. Storms was part of a team who obtained a $2 million settlement for violations of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, the largest settlement under the act in U.S. history. He has also been involved in numerous cases involving business, civil rights, contracts, medical malpractice, negligent security, negligent shootings. His success has earned him the distinction of being named one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Storms graduated with honors from Davidson College. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 2006 and has more than 10 years of experience. Outside of the office, he is involved in the Minnesota Association for Justice and serves on the board of directors of the National Ataxia Foundation.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Rights (40%): Police Misconduct

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Civil Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Police Misconduct, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About Jeffrey Storms

Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • “Attorney of the Year”, Minnesota Lawyer, 2013
  • “Super Lawyer”, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2018
  • “Rising Star”, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Minnesota Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors for National Ataxia Foundation., 2008


  • Settled Kendrea Johnson civil rights case, involving a child who committed suicide in foster care, with Hennepin County for $1.5 Million Dollars, 2018
  • Recovered over $2 Million Dollars on behalf of plaintiffs, 2017
  • Settled negligent shooting case for $437,500.00, 2016
Office Location for Jeffrey S. Storms

100 South Fifth Street
Suite 2100
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-455-7050

Fax: 612-455-7051

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Last Updated: 1/10/2019

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