Richard G. Hunegs

Richard G. HunegsLocation: Wayzata, Minnesota
Phone: 612-339-4511
Toll Free: 800-328-4340
Fax: 612-339-5150

Richard G. Hunegs has been listed in each edition of the book Best Lawyers in America by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith of the Harvard Law School. No other local (FELA) attorney has received such a distinction. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member in the International Society of Barristers and American Board of Trial Advocates. Additional honors include membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for attorneys who have won client awards of one million dollars. Richard is a member of the National Panel of Arbitrators and The American Arbitration Association.

Richard has received the highest possible peer review rating (AV) in the industry standard Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. An AV rating indicates that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence in both legal ability and ethical standards.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1958
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1958
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1958
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 1958
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota – 1955
    • Honors: BSL

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • Designated Counsel for the Brotherhood of Railroad Engineers
  • Designated Counsel for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
  • Designated Counsel for the Transportation Communication Workers (TCU)


  • Marquette Bank, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Society of Barristers, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Membership, Million Dollar Round Table
  • National Panel of Arbitrators, Member
  • The American Arbitration Association, Member