Tony Schrank



Tony Schrank is a trial lawyer, husband, father, and Robins Kaplan partner who helps people who have been wronged by another party. He has focused his entire career on helping clients who have been injured, and representing families who have lost loved ones to wrongful death. People who have been injured, or families who have lost a loved one, are often involuntarily thrown into a legal system that many find uncomfortable and intimidating. Tony puts clients at ease by communicating and guiding them through the legal process every step of the way. His clients appreciate his dedication, advocacy, and experience that enable them to focus on their grief rather than legal matters.

Tony has handled over 100 depositions, argued dispositive and significant motions, first chaired arbitrations, held successful mediations, and has a proven track record litigating cases to verdict with settlements and judgments in excess of a million dollars. Before joining Robins Kaplan, Tony held a private personal injury practice in Anoka, Minnesota.

$15.4 Million Settlement
Represented a 32-year-old male with third-degree burns over 70% of his body resulting from an industrial accident. Settled with defendants for $15,400,000.

$6 Million Settlement
Represented next of kin of three people ages 63, 65 and 89, killed in a motor vehicle collision. Claim resulted in $6,000,000 settlement.

$6 Million Judgment
Obtained a $6,000,000 judgment in a wrongful death case involving a 29-year-old decedent.

$2.25 Million Settlement
Represented 72-year-old man injured in a ski lift incident in Michigan. Claim resulted in $2,250,000 settlement.

$1.75 Million Settlement
Resolved a bicycle vs. truck traumatic brain injury matter for $1,750,000.

$1.75 Million Settlement 
Represented the family of a 50-year-old unmarried woman with adult children who died from a vehicle vs. motorcycle crash. The case resulted in a pre-suit settlement of $1,750,000 million.

$1.6 Million Settlement
Settled a case involving the wrongful death of a 22-year-old single female resulting from a motor vehicle accident. Pre-suit settlement with defendants equaled $1,630,000.

$1.25 Million Settlement
Obtained a $1,250,000 recovery on behalf of a minor who was electrocuted while climbing a tree after the Court granted a motion for punitive damages.

$1.79 Million Verdict
Received a $1,796,921 jury verdict on behalf of 40-year-old client who sustained a concussion in a car crash. Plaintiff’s medical bills were only $9,000, but her traumatic brain injury severely limited her ability to work.

Northstar Lawyer
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2024 edition)
  • Named a "Minnesota Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2023)
  • Named a "Top 40 Under 40" trial lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Organization (2022)
  • Named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2022)
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, J.D. (2013)
  • Adrian College, B.A. in History and Religion (2011)
Professional Associations
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association 
  • North Dakota Association for Justice

Cell Phone Data & Punitive Damages
Minnesota Association for Justice Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota (January 26, 2023)


Smart cars and the law on autonomous vehicles
NDAJ Fall Seminar, Bismarck, North Dakota (October 7, 2021)


How to Handle a Personal Injury Case...And Win!
Minnesota CLE, Webinar (September 22, 2021)


Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads. Preparing Your Practice for the Future of Driverless Cars 
Robins Kaplan Trial Advocacy Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 14, 2019)

October 14, 2019
2019 Trial Advocacy Seminar: Back to Justice
Technology's powerful force in the path towards justice.


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