David O. Nirenstein

Workers Compensation Attorney David Nirenstein of Fitch Johnson Larson


Karen L. Hodgman

Aydrea L. Rickert
612-746- 3470

Attorney: Fitch Johnson Larson, P.A.

  • All areas of litigation in workers’ compensation from initiation of lawsuit to appellate work.
  • Primarily in employer and insurer defense.
  • Practiced before the Department of Labor & Industry, Workers’ Compensation Division, Office of Administrative Hearings, Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals, Minnesota District Court, Federal Court and the Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota.

Law Clerk: The Honorable Sean Rice, Hennepin County District Court

  • Conduct legal research and writing.
  • Assist in drafting orders and court memoranda.
  • Attend and assist in numerous oral arguments and trials.

Publications and Presentations

  • Led numerous seminars and drafted numerous articles for employers and insurers in the areas of workers’ compensation and employment law.


  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, 1993
    • Moot Court 1991, 1992
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1990
    • Major: International Relations
    • Member, Mortar Board Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Admission to Practice

  • State of Minnesota, admitted 1993
  • United States District Court, admitted 1993

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association