MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Steve Plunkett has been named the 2021 recipient of the DRI Tom Segalla Excellence in Education Award. The award honors a member of DRI whose contributions through legal scholarship exemplify the highest educational standards of DRI and further its mission of improving the skills of the defense practitioner.
Also, Plunkett was elected as a National Director to DRI’s Board where he will serve a three-year term. DRI is the leading international organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.
Plunkett is a shareholder at Bassford Remele in Minneapolis. He concentrates his practice in health care and sexual misconduct defense, bringing more than 30 years of experience to his role as litigator and counsel. Plunkett has defended health care and other clients in hundreds of cases involving bodily injury or the death of residents in group homes and in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities. He also represents corporations sued for their employees’ sexual misconduct. He is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Plunkett is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for Personal Injury Litigation and was named the 2021 Minneapolis Professional Malpractice Law Defendants Lawyer of the Year.