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Steven M. Sitek


Steven M. Sitek


Practice Groups

Commercial Litigation, General Liability, Trust and Estates Litigation

Industry Groups



Mr. Sitek focuses his practice in commercial litigation, trust and estates litigation, and general liability disputes, bringing more than 16 years of litigation and trial experience to his clients.

With extensive state, federal, and other court experience, Mr. Sitek regularly represents business and individuals in commercial and estate disputes, including general business litigation and disputes, construction and real estate matters, trust disputes, and will contests. He also represents businesses, including product manufacturers and suppliers, in product liability and personal injury cases.

Mr. Sitek serves as vice president on the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors and is the Board of Directors liaison for the Products Liability Section.

Education & Admissions


  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1999
  • University of St. Thomas, B.A., 1996

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Minnesota
  • Washington
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Professional & Civic

Bar Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Litigation Committee Section
    • Civil Litigation Section
  • South Dakota State Bar Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Business Litigation Committee Vice Chair of Communications, 2014-present
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
    • Vice President, 2017-present
    • Treasurer, 2016-2017
    • Secretary, 2015-2016
    • Board of Directors, 2010-present
    • Product Liability Section, Board Liaison, 2012-present
    • Construction Law Section Chair, 2006-2009


Honors & Awards

  • Minnesota Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Minnesota Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers, 2006-2012
  • Up and Coming Attorney, Minnesota Lawyer, 2010