Steven J. Pfefferle


Areas of Practice:
  • Subrogation
  • Fire, water damage, collapse, contamination, mechanical breakdown, product defect and contractor liability
Steven J. Pfefferle


Steve Pfefferle is a founding partner of Pfefferle Kane LLP. He has been a civil litigator for his entire career. Because his experience includes both defense and subrogation claims, he presents a valuable perspective that helps him achieve effective resolution of disputes for clients.

Steve is focusing his practice on property subrogation for insurance companies handling claims nationwide. He has handled and resolved claims of all sizes and types including several multi-million dollar claims.

Steve is passionate about what he does and has achieved “Super Lawyer” status, as voted by his peers in Minnesota for many years running.


Minnesota and Wisconsin State Courts, 1986

Minnesota Federal Court, 1987

Wisconsin Federal Court, 1988


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1986

St. John’s University, B.A., 1981


Past President and Member, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association; National Association of Subrogation Professionals; Defense Research Institute; Northwest Loss Association and Twin City Claims Association; Minnesota and Wisconsin Bar Associations; International Association of Arson Investigators HAZWOPER certified pursuant to 29 C.F.R. 1910.120/29 C.F.R. 1926.65; asbestos awareness, confined space, and lock out-tag out endorsements.


Past Editorial Committee Chair for the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association with numerous articles appearing in its quarterly magazine.


Along with leading private training seminars for clients, Steve has given presentations at many of the past National Associations of Subrogation Professionals annual conferences and Litigation and Management Skills conferences.


Frequently Recognized as a Super Lawyer, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.


An ex-rugby player who still likes to eat at White Castle.

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