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Mr. Whitmore is a trial lawyer who represents and counsels health systems and other businesses and professionals in litigation, risk management, licensing, governmental investigations, and compliance matters.
A sought-after litigator, Mr. Whitmore represents a majority of the health systems in the Twin Cities, including their outstate locations. He takes pride in seeing each matter through conclusion and partners closely with his clients to achieve their goals anywhere from conference rooms to court rooms.
Mr. Whitmore has more than 25 years of experience successfully litigating matters to verdict in state and federal courts across the Midwest. He has also successfully represented many physicians and other professionals in licensing disputes before regulatory entities.
Mr. Whitmore served as Bassford Remele’s Chief Operating Officer for seven years, also previously serving on the firm’s Management and Compensation Committees.
Firkus v. Harms, No. A17-1088, 2018 WL 1997591 (Minn. Ct. App. Apr. 30, 2018).
RDNT, LLC v. City of Bloomington, 861 N.W.2d 71 (Minn. 2015).
Uram v. Nipper, No. A13-0102, 2013 WL 3779334 (Minn. Ct. App. July 22, 2013).
Dickhoff v. Green, 836 N.W.2d 321 (Minn. 2013).
Uhr v. Responsible Hospitality Institute, Inc., No. 10-CV-4945, 2011 WL 4091866 (D. Minn. 2011), aff’d 2012 WL 2893492 (8th Cir. 2012), cert den. 133 S. Ct. 1248 (2013).
Wesely v. Flor, 806 N.W.2d 36 (Minn. 2011).
Minnesota Made Hockey, Inc. v. Minnesota Hockey, Inc., 789 F. Supp. 2d 1133 (D. Minn. 2011).
Minnesota Made Hockey, Inc. v. Minnesota Hockey, Inc., 761 F. Supp. 2d 848 (D. Minn. 2011).
Cunningham v. HealthEast St. Joseph’s Hospital, No. A09-2073, 2010 WL 2486319 (Minn. Ct. App. June 22, 2010).
M.G.L. ex rel. D.L. v. Zabezhinsky, No. A09-1327, 2010 WL 1753313 (Minn. Ct. App. May 4, 2010).
Kolosky v. Woodwinds Hosp., No. A09-667, 2009 WL 4251139 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 1, 2009).
D.N.N. v. Berestka, No. A06-2266, 2008 WL 3131898 (Minn. Ct. App. 2008) rev. denied Apr. 15, 2008.
Larson v. Wasemiller, 738 N.W.2d 300 (Minn. 2007).
Hemmerlin-Stewart v. Allina Hospitals & Clinics, No. A05-100, 2005 WL 2143691 (Minn. Ct. App. Sept. 6, 2005).
Mason v. Minnesota State High School League, No. Civ. 036462 (D. Minn., Dec. 30, 2003).
Mellett v. Fairview Health Servs., 634 N.W.2d 421 (Minn. 2001).
Anderson Marketing, Inc. v. Maple Chase, Inc., 241 F.3d 1063 (8th Cir. 2001).
Porter v. Children's Health-Care Minneapolis, No.. C5-98-1342, 1999 WL 71470 (Minn. App. Feb. 16, 1999).
Schroeder v. State, No. C4-98-1879, 1998 WL 1033270 (Minn. Ct. App. Apr. 6, 1998).
K-Mart Corp. v. Clean Sweep, No. C9-97-703, 1997 WL 666088 (Minn. App. Oct. 28, 1997).
Lindquist & Vennum v. F.D.I.C., 103 F.3d 1409 (8th Cir. 1997).
Wildman v. K-Mart, 556 N.W.2d 10 (Minn. Ct. App. 1996).
Hasnudeen v. Onan Corp., 552 N.W.2d 555 (Minn. 1996).
Koch v. Mork Clinic, P.A., 540 N.W.2d 526 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995).
Kay v. Fairview Riverside Hosp., 531 N.W.2d 517 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995).
Jeffries v. Metro-Mark, Inc., 45 F.3d 258 (8th Cir. 1995).
K.L. v. Riverside Medical Center, 524 N.W.2d 300 (Minn. Ct. App. 1994).
MNVA R.R., Inc. v. John Aldren Life Ins. Co., 507 N.W.2d 15 (Minn. App. 1993).
Butler v. Leadens Investigations and Sec., Inc., 503 N.W.2d 805 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993).
Honors & Awards
Mr. Whitmore has been interviewed on health care topics.
Mr. Whitmore has written extensively on recurring legal issues that impact the health care community.
Mr. Whitmore is regularly asked to speak on issues regarding civil litigation, hospital risk management, the Minnesota Commitment Act and disputes with licensing agencies.