David E. Camarotto

David E. Camarotto



Practice Groups

Commercial and Catastrophic Loss Litigation, Construction Litigation

David has more than 20 years experience representing clients across diverse practice areas including construction, products liability, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, property damage, professional malpractice and commercial and motor-vehicle claims. He has extensive experience representing and counseling clients in challenging and complex litigation in state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings in Minnesota and Wisconsin. David works with his clients to develop practical legal strategies consistent with their goals, objectives, and expectations.

David’s trial acumen and client service earned him recognition in The Best Lawyers in America© in Personal Injury Practice (2023), and he is consistently named among Minnesota’s Super Lawyers


  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2000
  • St. John’s University, B.A., 1997

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin

Judicial Clerkships

  • Hennepin County District Court
    • The Honorable John J. Sommerville, Law Clerk, 2000-2001

Professional Achievements

  • Douglas K. Amdahl Inn of Court, Barrister

Bar Associations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Civil Litigation Section
    • Construction Law Section
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Associated General Contractors of Minnesota

Civic Involvement

  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Trial Advocacy Adjunct Professor, 2005-2015
  • Mitchell Hamline College of Law, Legal Practicum Course Adjunct Professor, 2005-2008; 2012-2015

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Personal Injury Litigation, 2023 ed.
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers, 2015-present
  • Minnesota Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers, 2004-2014
  • Finally, Drone Regulations Are Here! Part 107: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, co-presenter, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, September 27, 2016
  • They’re Coming! The Drones, That Is – And The FAA Regulations Governing Their Use, co-presenter, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, May 11, 2016
  • Swanson v. Brewster and the Collateral Source Law, co-presenter, Ramsey County Bar Association, December 13, 2011
  • How To Become Tech Savvy as a Construction Lawyer, presenter, ExecSense Webinars, July 2, 2010