As a member of Lynn Jackson’s litigation practice group, Cassidy has an active and diverse practice. Cassidy’s litigation practice spans a wide range of areas including handling personal injury, breach of contract, and construction claims. Cassidy also works with a number of insurance companies defending personal injury, worker’s compensation, and bad faith claims, and advising on various coverage issues. Integral to Cassidy’s litigation practice is her love of research and writing, having written numerous motions and briefs, including appellate briefs to the South Dakota Supreme Court, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Cassidy believes in meticulous, but efficient, preparation of her cases. Her advocacy for her clients is grounded in values she was raised on – hard work, dedication, and excellence.
Cassidy is a native of Rapid City. She graduated magna cum laude with a criminal justice major from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. At the University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion, Cassidy received numerous scholarships and was on the Dean’s list, she volunteered her time as a CASA, and was an active member and president of the law school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. She graduated in May 2011 with Sterling Honors. After law school, Cassidy had the honor and privilege of clerking for the 2nd Judicial Circuit of South Dakota. In 2019, Cassidy was selected by the Pennington County Bar Association as Outstanding Young Lawyer.