Kyle Kustermann is a shareholder with Erstad & Riemer, P.A. He specializes in the area of workers’ compensation defense. He was admitted to the bar in Minnesota in 2000 and South Dakota in 2001. He is licensed to practice in all Minnesota state and federal courts, as well as the state courts in South Dakota.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mr. Kustermann received his B.A. degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1997. He then attended William Mitchell College of Law and graduated Cum Laude in 2000. Mr. Kustermann began his career practicing insurance defense with Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson and Hager, P.A. and then joined Seaton, Beck, Peters, Bowen & Feuss, P.A. where he also practiced labor and employment law. He joined Erstad and Riemer, P.A. in 2006.
Mr. Kustermann practices primarily in the defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of both insured and self-insured employers and insurance companies. He has substantial experience representing clients in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims including litigating cases at the office of Administrative Hearings and handling appeals before the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court. He has regularly presented at continuing legal education seminars focused on workers’ compensation defense matters.
Mr. Kustermann was named a Rising Star Attorney as one of the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys under the age of 40 by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Law & Politics Magazine, and Twin Cities Business.
- University of St. Thomas (B.A., 1997)
- William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2000) (cum laude)
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Hennepin County Bar Association
- Workers’ Compensation
- Insurance Defense
- Employment Litigation