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Stuart Goldenberg

Goldenberg Lauricella, PLLC
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Stuart Goldenberg
Goldenberg Lauricella, PLLC

Minnesota personal injury lawyer Stuart Goldenberg founded GoldenbergLaw in 1986 to promote the safety of individuals by holding wrongdoers accountable. Stuart received an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Madison, Wisconsin and graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in 1984. Stuart is a State and Nationally Certified Trial Specialist. Since that time, Stuart has practiced in both state and federal courts throughout the nation, concentrating in catastrophic injury involving dangerous drugs and devices, defective products, and motor vehicle claims. Because of his accomplishments, Stuart has been elected to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and received the highest honors in the legal industry. He has been named as a SuperLawyer and Top Attorney each year since 1998. Stuart's years of experience, coupled with his passion for his clients have permitted him to offer his clients creative, but pragmatic solutions. He has handled some of the largest personal injury, product liability, and defective drug cases in the country. In 2001, Stuart worked pro bono, helping victim's families recover compensation from the 9/11 attacks. In 2009, Stuart worked with a consortium of attorneys pro bono to obtain compensation for the victims of the I-35W bridge collapse. Stuart has helped thousands of injury victims recover emotionally and financially. He has recovered more than 70 million dollars for his clients. Stuart has litigated mass tort cases around the country for over 29 years including: Dalkon Shield, Copper-7 IUD, DES, Fen Phen, Vioxx,Celebrex, Bextra, Mirapex, Avandia, Yaz, DePuy ASR & Pinnacle Hips, Stryker Hips, Zimmer Hips, Biomet Hips, Medtronic Infuse BMP, Propecia, Fosamax, Accutane and Topamax. Stuart is married to Rhonda Stein and has four daughters. He enjoys golfing, tennis, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Areas of Practice:

  • Dangerous and Defective Drugs
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Product Liability
  • Auto, Motorcycle and Truck Collisions
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Complex Litigation
  • Alcoholic Beverages/ Dram Shop
  • Toxic Exposure

Litigation Percentage: 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation 


  • State and National Civil Trial Specialist, MSBA and NTBA
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy, 2002-Present

National Leadership: 

Appointed in 2012 to co-chair the AAJ Medtronic Infuse Bone Growth National Litigation Group

Bar Admissions:

Minnesota, 1984 U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1984 


William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota, 1984 J.D. Honors: President, Moot Court Society 1982-1983 Honors: Chairman, Moot Court Board 1982-1983 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1981 B.A. 

Representative Clients: Representing Injured Individuals 

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer - Minneapolis/St.Paul Magazine, 1998 - Present
  • Top Attorney - Law & Politics, 1998 - Present
  • Top Personal Injury Attorney, Law & Politics, 1998 - Present
  • Leading American Attorney - American Research Corporation
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2008 - Present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Award of Professional Excellence, Minnesota State Bar Association - 2009
  • Trial Lawyers Care, Inc., Volunteer Attorney for 9/11 Victims

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Arbitration Association - Panel of Arbitrators
  • Minnesota State Mock Trial Competition - Volunteer
  • William Mitchell Trial Competition and Trial Advocacy Courses - Volunteer
  • Mitchell in Minneapolis Alumni Organization - Past Chair
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association - Member
  • American Association for Justice - Leadership Forum
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, 2007 - Present - Board of Directors
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer and Officer Chairman, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, 1997
  • Volunteer and Officer Chairman, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, 1980 - 2000
  • Young Men's Division of the Minneapolis Federation of Jewish Service, 1986 - 2000
  • Volunteer, Law Day at the Legal Aid Society, 1981 - 2000
  • Chairman, Young Men's Division of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service, 1997
  • Member, Young Men's Division of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service, 1986 - 2000
  • Board of Directors, Minneapolis Jewish Community Center, 1995 - 1998
  • Board of Directors, Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education, 2004 - 2009
  • Board of Directors, Temple Israel, 2009 - Present
  • 35W Bridge Consortium, Volunteer Attorney for Bridge Victims

Fraternities: Zeta Beta Tau

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