For Brenda M. Sauro and Adina R. Bergstrom, founders of Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC, 2022 is a milestone year, as it marks the firm’s decennial anniversary. With a focus on plaintiff ’s representation in the areas of construction defect and insurance claims, Sauro, Bergstrom and their associates have recovered more than $33 million for clients over the past 10 years. Both are leaders who give back to the legal community via service to key organizations, and both have earned notable professional honors. The partners share a commitment to giving back and cite the time when they choose the firm’s annual charities at the conclusion of each year as one of their favorite meetings.
Sauro centers her practice on assisting commercial and residential property owners, condominiums and townhome associations with moisture intrusion, construction defect and insurance disputes ranging from fires to collapse. She also handles claims involving partnership disputes and real estate non-disclosure. Her practice includes work across the state of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and corresponding state and federal courts. Her extensive litigation background includes having tried many cases to either a jury, arbitrator or court conclusion, with notable jury verdicts and arbitration awards in the six and seven figures, legal fee awards and orders of rescission. Sauro is also frequently called upon in her capacity as an arbitrator and mediator.
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