Serving South Dakota Since 1946

Thomas E. Brady

Of Counsel,
Spearfish
Thomas E. Brady
(605) 722-9000
135 E Colorado Blvd.
Spearfish,
SD
57783

Admissions

  • South Dakota
  • United States District Court
  • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tom has been practicing law since 1978. He is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota, South Dakota Trial Lawyer’s Association and is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of South Dakota, United States District Court and United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tom is an ‘AV’ rated practitioner by Martindale-Hubbell.

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law
  • J.D., 1978
  • University of South Dakota
  • B.S., Business Administration, 1975

Memberships

  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyer’s Association

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2018):
    • Litigation-Construction
    • Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs

Reported Cases / Representative Clients

  • Ashly v. Oolman, 748 N.W.2d 132 (SD 2008) (Adverse Possession)
  • Harmon v. Washburn, 751 N.W.2d 297 (SD 2008) (Personal Injury)
  • Brown v. Northern Hills Regional Rail Road, 732 N.W.2d 732 (SD 2009) (Railroad Right of Way)
  • Schipporeit v. Khan, 775 N.W.2d 503 (SD 2009) (Breach of Contract and Fraud)
  • Swaby v. Northern Hills Regional Rail Road, 769 N.W.2d 798 (SD 2009) (Railroad Right of Way)
  • Eagle Ridge Homeowners Association v. Anderson, 777 N.W.2d 369 (SD 2010) (Homeowners Association Covenants)
  • Lawrence County v. Miller, 786 N.W.2d 360 (SD 2010) (Eminent Domain)
  • Kjerstad Realty, Inc. v. Bootjack Ranch Inc., 806 N.W.2d 205 (SD 2011) (Real Estate Commission)
  • Danielson v. Hess, 807 N.W.2d 113 (SD 2011) (Malicious Prosecution)
  • Pankratz v. Hoff, 806 N.W.2d 231 (SD 2011) (Breach of Real Estate Contract)
  • Liebig v. Kirchoff, 851 N.W.2d 753 (SD 2014) (Breach of Contract and Fraud)
  • Lowe v. City of Hot Springs, 859 N.W.2d 612 (SD 2015) (Public Entity Contracting)
  • Black Hills Excavating Services v. Retail Construction, 877 N.W.2d 318 (SD 2016) (Construction Contract)
  • Pietrafeso v. Lawrence County, 452 F.3d 978 (8th Cir. 2006) (Civil Rights)
  • Crotty v. Dakota Care, 455 F.3d 828 (8th Cir. 2006) (ERISA/COBRA)
  • Kahle v. Leonard, 563 F .3d 736 (8th Cir. 2009) (Civil Rights)
  • Goddard v. South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance, 687 F.3d 965 (8th Cir. 2012) (Underinsured Motorist Coverage

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