Why Choose Us

Our firm’s purpose is simple–to be the voice of those who are injured by fraud, negligence or other illegal conduct. We stand by our clients with dedication, purpose, and integrity. We understand that it’s not important to make history with each case. You are what’s important. Your case is our cause and we stand firmly behind doing what’s necessary to make things right for your situation. Zimmerman Reed was founded in 1983. We’ve tailored our thinking to meet the needs of our clients and the public. We bring an intuitive understanding of our clients’ difficulties to our approach. Legal problems can and do affect all aspects of a client’s life or business. At times these problems may seem insurmountable. We understand that. It’s our goal to stand with you, find solutions for your problem and move forward. With our attorneys’ diverse backgrounds and interests, we combine sophistication, perspective, and skill. Most of all, we approach each issue with an open mind. Our unique environment allows the development of fresh, new approaches to legal problems in an atmosphere where people enjoy their work, respect their clients, and above all, get the job done right.

What Our Clients Have to Say

Zimmerman Reed is the absolute best law firm I’ve ever dealt with! They are extremely thorough and have excellent communication with you! Thank you.

- Wayne E.

One of the most professional and effortless experiences I’ve ever had with a legal team. Always kept me up to date via email throughout the whole process definitely would recommend!!

- Clayton N.

I was extremely impressed by their actions to serve us, the common folk against a corporate machine. Thank you.

- Cristina B.

Great company! One of the best, if not THE best law firms out there!

- Cindy R.

Zimmerman Reed was very helpful. They took care of all my needs without a lot of hassle. I can really appreciate their service. Thank you.

- Vickie W.

I was beyond excited when I received notification that I was receiving a refund of service fees from all the years of tickets I had bought. If you are considering a class action law suit…. Zimmerman Reed is your best bet.

- Georgette K.

Great representation during my settlement, Great communication definitely will be using Zimmerman Reed when something comes up. Thank you for everything you did greatly appreciated!

- Brian D.

Extremely good at their job. They kept me very informed throughout the total process. I would definitely use their services again.

- Amy B.

Excellent job from start to finish. Represented my interests and fought hard on my behalf. Professional from start to finish. Excellent communication. I highly recommend.

- pmac63


Zimmerman Reed is a nationally recognized leader in complex and class action litigation and has been appointed as lead counsel in some of the largest and most complex cases in federal and state courts across the country. Zimmerman Reed has been recognized as a Minneapolis Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs’ “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of top law firms across the country. Many of our attorneys have also been recognized as Best Lawyers, Lawyers of the Year in certain practice areas, and as Rising Starts and Super Lawyers – a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, and recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state.

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2023 Public Justice Patron Member
2022 Super Lawyer - David Cailkowski
2022 Super Lawyer - J. Gordon Rudd Jr
2022 Rising Star - Kim McNulty
2022 Rising Star - Caleb Marker
2022 Rising Star - Charles Toomajian III
2022 Super Lawyer - Carolyn Anderson
2022 Rising Star - Ian McFarland
2022 Rising Star - Michael Laird
Lawyer of the Year- Carolyn Anderson
2022 Super Lawyer - June Hoidal

Community Engagement

Page Education Foundation

The Foundation's goal is to encourage, motivate, and assist Minnesota's students of color in the pursuit of post-secondary education, and, in the process, change the future.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

For more than 100 years, Legal Aid has provided access to the legal system for Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens.

MN Urban Debate League

Empowering young people in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and suburban partner schools through academic competitive debate.

The Carter Center

The Carter Center seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Food Research Institute

The Food Research Institute is a leader in identifying and resolving food safety issues to meet community, government, and industry needs.

Minnesota Public Radio

Seeks to be an indispensable resource for our audiences and an essential public service for our communities.

Child Help USA

Childhelp is the largest organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect as well as at-risk children.

Hunger Solutions

Works to end hunger by taking action, advancing public policy and guiding grassroots advocacy on behalf of hungry Minnesotans.

Minneapolis Heart Foundation

Improve people’s lives through the highest quality cardiovascular research and education.