Dana L. Gerber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Atkinson Law Office, P.A.
 | 3900 Northwoods Drive, Suite 130
St. Paul, MN 55112
Phone: 651-304-6353
Fax: 651-304-1720
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Dana L. Gerber is an associate with the highly respected Atkinson Law Office, P.A., located in St. Paul, Minnesota. At the firm, Ms. Gerber focuses her practice on helping clients throughout the Twin Cities region with their legal matters related to workers' compensation benefits and personal injury claims.

Ms. Gerber received her Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications from the University of Minnesota in 2003. She then attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, where she received her Juris Doctor in 2007. The Minnesota State Bar Association admitted her in 2007, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota admitted her to practice in 2008.

As a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice, Ms. Gerber is committed to fighting for the rights and entitlements of workers and victims of personal injury throughout the state. During her career, she has helped numerous clients receive their due benefits, and she has helped to secure substantial settlements and awards for those who have sought her counsel. This dedication to her practice has earned Ms. Gerber a selection to the Super Lawyers' Rising Stars list for 2016.

Being fluent in English and Spanish allows Ms. Gerber to communicate with a wide range of clients who need assistance with their workers' compensation and personal injury claims. As a staunch advocate for her clients, Ms. Gerber aggressively protects her clients' rights and interests while treating each with compassion and respect. During her spare time, Ms. Gerber enjoys live music, gardening and taking in the bountiful natural resources Minnesota affords.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (90%)

Civil Litigation (10%)


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Dana Gerber

Admitted: 2007, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.mndisability.com/Attorney/Dana-Gerber.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • CLE Speaker/Presenter: Provided case law update. Filled a role of a legacy member who was unable to continue to do so as he had become a judge. , Speaker/Presenter, 2018 Workers' Compensation Seminar, Minnesota Association For Justice, 2018
  • The Expanding Doctrine of Inferred Intent, Writer, Writer, Defense Lawer, MDLA, 2014
  • Presentation about workers compensation subrogation, Co-presenter, MN Workers Compensation Summer Seminar, 2013
  • What you need to know to stay out of the Court room, Speaker, Tree Care and the Law, MN Shade Tree Short Course, 2013
  • Independant Medical Examinations, Speaker, Woodlake Medical Annual Seminar, 2012
  • Handling the Car Crash Seminar, Speaker, MN Association for Justice, MN Association For Justice, 2009


  • Obtained Dismissal of Petition for Contribution for client, 2015
  • Obtained hearing verdict awarding 100% of claimed damages in a case of apportionment/contribution and disputed nature and extent of damages, 2015
  • Successful Opposition to Summary Judgement Motion; Decided on the pleadings, 2015
  • Sucessful Opposition to Summary Judgement Motion in legally complex workers compensation case; Decided on the pleadings, 2015
  • Workers Compensation victory on a case of disputed primary liability; at Hearing obtained verdict of 100% damages, 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis B.A., Major: Mass Communication, Minor: Spanish, 2003

Industry Groups

  • MN Association For Justice
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Office Location for Dana L. Gerber

3900 Northwoods Drive
Suite 130
St. Paul, MN 55112

Phone: 651-304-6353

Fax: 651-304-1720

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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