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80 S. 8th Street
Suite 3850
Minneapolis, MN 55402

3523 45th Street South
Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104


J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1992

B.A., St. Olaf College, 1987


Benchmark Litigation, Labor & Employment Star – Midwest

Named one of “America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators”

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Fellow 

AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyer, Minnesota Super Lawyers


David A. Schooler is a Partner in the Minneapolis office of GRSM. Mr. Schooler is a trial attorney with 30 years of experience and a winning track record in complex litigation. He has handled more than 500 litigated matters across a broad range of industries. Mr. Schooler has litigated over 50 jury trials to verdict and more than 100 administrative hearings, court trials and arbitrations to conclusion. He is elected to numerous organizations by his peers for excellence in the courtroom, including the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Schooler’s clients include banks, financial institutions, hotels, health insurers, insurance companies, dealerships, product manufacturers, construction companies, advertising agencies, software developers, education institutions, transportation-related businesses, retail, medical device manufacturers, as well as closely-held and family-owned businesses. He regularly serves as litigation counsel for Fortune 500 businesses located outside of Minnesota seeking an experienced trial attorney to handle Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota litigation.


North Dakota
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin


The Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota
The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Elected Member
International Association of Defense Counsel, Elected Member
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Elected Member
Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association, Member Defense Research Institute (DRI)