Michael G. Schultz

Top rated workers' compensation attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Michael Schultz Law Firm
Michael G. Schultz
Michael Schultz Law Firm

Practice Areas: Workers' compensation, Personal injury, Social security disability

Licensed in Minnesota since: 1986

Education: William Mitchell College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2023

Michael Schultz Law Firm

330 2nd Ave S
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401 Visit website


Michael Schultz is a founding partner of the law firm of Sommerer & Schultz, PLLC. This is his 23rd consecutive year on the Minnesota Super Lawyers list. He has been named in the Top 40 Workers' Compensation Attorneys in Minnesota. Mr. Schultz is an experienced litigator, representing individuals throughout Minnesota with work, automobile, and disability claims. Mr. Schultz is an educator and a frequent lecturer in the areas of Minnesota workers' compensation and personal injury. Mr. Schultz's clients are from all walks of life, from migrant workers to professional athletes including such Minnesota Vikings favorites as Chuck Foreman, Randall McDaniel, Mike Morris, and Paul Krause. Mr. Schultz has a reputation among attorneys and clients alike as a tireless advocate.

Practice areas

Workers' compensation: claimant, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Social security disability
  • 60% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Social security disability

First Admitted: 1986, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.mikeschultzlaw.com/Attorney/

  • A.V. Rated, 1999 - 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Undocumented Workers and the Employee Prospective", MNCLE Workers Compensation institute, MNCLE, 2003
  • Workers' Compensation Attorneys need to Know Probate And Trust Law
  • Introduction to Workers Compensation, Minnesota CLE, 1999 - Present
  • Minnesota Workers Compensation Institute, Minnesota CLE, 1999 - Present
  • Minnesota Association for Institute, Personal Injury Subrogation, 2009 - 2010
  • Workers Compensation Practice, National Business Institute, 2006 - 2008
  • CLE-Introduction to MN Workers' Compensation 1999 - 2011
  • MN Workers' Compensation Institute "Contacting the Treating Doctor and The Employee's Prospective", 2008
  • MN Assoc. for Justice Workers' Compensation Subrogation, 2008
  • MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2005
Representative Clients:
  • Maxfield v. Stremel Mfg. Co., slip op, W.C.C.A. 1999
  • Yusuf v. Hilton Hotels, slip op. No. WC06-187 (W.C.C.A. 12/4/2006) , 2006
  • Shine v. Rosemount, Inc. 875 N.W.2d 289 (Minn. 2016), 2016
  • Dykoff v. Xcel Energy, 840 N.W.2d 821 (Minn. 2013) , 2013
  • Engman v. Metalcote Grease and Oil, 48 WCD. 327, 1993
  • Correa v. Waymouth Farms, Inc.,, 664 N.W. 2d 324, Minn 2003
  • Winter v. Douglas Co. Hospital, slip op, W.C.C.A 2002
Educational Background:
  • Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, B.A. in History, 1982
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, 2013
  • Member, Minnesota Association for Justice, 1986 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1986
  • Member, American Arbitration Association
  • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, Undocumented Workers' and the Employee's Prospective, 2003
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, Undocumented Workers' and the Employee's Prospective, MN CLE, 2009
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1986 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1986
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2005
  • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2009
  • Minnesota, 1986

Office location for Michael G. Schultz

330 2nd Ave S
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: 612-333-2282


25 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2023

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