Michael T. Feichtinger

Michael T. Feichtinger

Shareholder 1990 – 2017, Senior Counsel 2017
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
(320) 200-4928

Mr. Feichtinger was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1956. He joined the firm in 1984 and became a shareholder in 1990. In November 2017, Mr. Feichtinger became Senior Counsel with the firm.  He has served on the firm's Board of Directors and is a past Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Feichtinger practices in the civil litigation area with an emphasis in insurance defense and business, trusts, and estates litigation. He has handled civil lawsuits since 1982 in the State and Federal Courts. In that time he has tried in excess of 50 cases to jury verdict as well as numerous cases to the Court, and has argued numerous cases in the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Minnesota Supreme Court. He has handled a number of complex tort cases and business litigation cases involving large losses.

Favorite Activity: Spend time with family, travel (when I can), exercise, practice the drums, read, watch Gopher sports, hunt pheasants, fish for Muskies, rest.

Best Advice Received: From my first boss as a lawyer: My goal is to solve my client's problems whatever that takes (within the rules)

  • Areas of Practice
    • Insurance Defense
    • Business Litigation
    • Trust and Estates Litigation
  • Year Joined Firm
    • 1984
  • Honors and Awards
    • Barrister, American Inns of Court Foundation
    • Awarded AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Litigation Percentage
    • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota, 1982
    • Wisconsin, 1994
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1982
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1996
  • Education
    • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
      • J.D. cum laude - 1982
      • Law Review: William Mitchell Law Review
    • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      • B.A. - 1978
      • Major: Psychology
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Defense Research Institute, Member
    • Mid-Minnesota Legal, Aid Director, 1983 - Present
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member
    • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
    • Seventh District Bar Association, Member
    • Stearns/Benton Bar Association, Member
    • Volunteer Attorney Program, Advisory Board Director(Past Director)
    • Council on Litigation Management , Member (past member)
    • Master, American Inns of Court Foundation, 1990 - 2009
    • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator (past arbitrator)
    • Mid-Minnesota Legal, Chair, 2008 - 2010
    • Master, American Inns of Court Foundation, President, 2004 - 2005
  • Past Employment Positions
    • Nierengarten Law Offices, 1982 - 1984
  • Pro Bono Activities
    • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Director, 1983 - Present
    • Volunteer Attorney Program, Advisory Board Director (Past Director)
    • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, President, 2004 - 2005