Shawn M. Raiter
Shawn is a partner at Larson · King and focuses his practice on business litigation, class actions, antitrust and unfair competition. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named a “Super Lawyer” in Minnesota Law & Politics every year since 2004.
Shawn has tried cases to verdict in state, federal and administrative courts and has argued cases before numerous appellate courts. He has served as lead counsel in multi-district and class action litigation.
Having represented both corporations and individuals in civil lawsuits, Shawn understands how to prepare cases for a successful outcome, including trial. His trial experience includes cases involving malpractice, products liability, personal injury and business claims. He serves on the Board of Directors of the USLAW Network and was the Chair of USLAW's Business Litigation and Class Action practice group.
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1993
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1990
Ramsey County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Wisconsin State Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
North Dakota State Bar Association
Minnesota; U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; Iowa; North Dakota
Honors & Awards
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; Recognized as "Super Lawyer" in Minnesota Law & Politics in 2004 to 2013; Evans Scholarship recipient
Publications & Seminars
Faculty: "Unfair Competition Update", USLAW Conference (2012); Faculty: "Class Action Update", DRI Young Lawyers Seminar (2012); Faculty: "Handling Evidence Before and During Trial", Minnesota CLE (2011); Faculty: "The Current Status of Class Action Law," Minnesota CLE (2011); Faculty: "Class Action Supreme Court Update," USLAW Conference (2011); Faculty: “Chinese Drywall Litigation,” Harris Martin (2009); Faculty: “Preservation and Discovery of Metadata,” American Bar Association Tort & Insurance Practice Section (2008); Shawn M. Raiter and Kelly A. Swanson, LexisNexis Expert Commentary, The Expanding Scope of the Cy Pres Doctrine and the Distribution of Unclaimed Settlement Funds (Lexis Nexis Feb. 2008), available here; Faculty: "New Federal Rules and E-Discovery," USLAW Conference, (2007); Faculty: "Protecting Your Reputation," Minnesota RIMS Seminar, (2006); Faculty: "Insurance Law Conference 2005," (Class Action Update) Clarion Legal (2005); Faculty: "Class Actions and Mass Torts with Arthur Miller," Clarion Legal (2004); Chair: "Class Action and Mass Tort Litigation 2004," Clarion Legal (2004).