Lawrence M Baill

Lawrence M Baill

Partner

Tel: 612-244-2907

Fax: 612-344-1689

Email: lbaill@yostbaill.com

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Assistant: Mary Brewer

Tel: 612-338-6000

Fax: 612-344-1689

Email: mbrewer@yostbaill.com

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Larry Baill is a founding partner of Yost & Baill. Larry’s subrogation practice dates back to the early 1980s, and has included everything from property and casualty subrogation to motor vehicle, fire, health insurance and workers compensation subrogation. He has been involved in many high profile subrogation cases around the country. He is particularly adept at analyzing and planning a strategy for handling complex losses. Larry’s practice is primarily focused on subrogation in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest, but has expanded to include subrogation litigation throughout the United States, in state and federal court and including all manner of appeals. Larry is one of the few lawyers in the United States who can honestly and proudly claim to have dedicated his practice to subrogation for the last 35 years.

Along with his brother Jeff, Larry co-founded the National Association of Subrogation Professionals. Larry served on NASP’s first board of directors, volunteered his time for three years as editor of NASP’s official publication, Subrogator, and has been a frequent lecturer and conference attendee. He was among the first attorneys to be awarded NASP’s Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional designation, which involved passing a comprehensive examination on a variety of subrogation related topics. Larry is a two-time recipient of NASP’s President’s Award, which acknowledge his service to NASP and the subrogation industry. He has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Law & Politics Magazine and Twin Cities Business.

In his spare time, Larry enjoys playing tennis and basketball, traveling with his family, and taking amazing photographs of the world and its people.

Education

  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Minnesota Law School
  • B.A. (with distinction), University of Michigan

Admission to Practice

  • Minnesota State Courts and United States District Court, District of Minnesota

Honors & Awards

  • Named Super Lawyer by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine, Law & Politics Magazine and Twin Cities Business
  • Awarded AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recipient of NASP President’s Award, November 10, 2002
  • Recipient of NASP President’s Award, November 5, 2007
  • Awarded Certified Recovery and Subrogation Professional designation by the National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • Who’s Who in American Law

Leadership

  • Former officer and director of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • Former multi-year Editor in Chief of NASP Subrogator magazine
  • Past President of the University of Minnesota Law School Forum

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • Institute of Forensic Investigation

Presentations

  • 2007
    NASP Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA. “Health Care Subrogation Mock Mediation”
  • 2006
    NASP Subrogation Litigation: Skills and Management Conference – Las Vegas, NV. “Health Care Subrogation Mediation”
    NASP North Central Regional Meeting – Minneapolis, MN. “Nuts and Bolts Overview of Healthcare Subrogation”
  • 2005
    NASP Annual Conference – Austin, TX. “Discovery Nightmares Confronting the Workers’ Compensation Practitioner”
  • 2004
    NASP Annual Conference – Atlanta, GA. “Workers’ Compensation Intervention”

Publications

  • When a Waiver of Subrogation Clause Is Not a Bar to Subrogation OR The Case of the Asleep-at-The-Switch Security Alarm Operator,” Winter 2013, Subrogator
  • “Car Fire Checklist,” May 2006, Inside Fire, Whitemore Fire Consultants, Inc.
  • “Auto Fire Checklist,” Spring/Summer 2006, Subrogator
  • “Cheaper and Better by the Dozen” (case summary on stucco – water intrusion litigation), Spring/Summer 2005, Subrogator
  • “State of Subro in Minnesota,” Fall 2004, Subrogator
  • “Ashes to Ashes” (case summary), Winter 2003-2004, Subrogator
  • “Hot Topics on the List Serve,” Winter 2003-2004, Subrogator
  • “Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Law” (case summary), December 2003, Subrogator
  • “Caddyshack Revisited” (case summary), July 2003, Subrogator
  • “Selection of Subrogation Counsel,” July 2003, Subrogator
  • “Antitrust Compliance,” July 2003, Subrogator
  • “Best Industry Practices and Procedures,” Fall 2002, Subrogator
  • “We Take the Nut Very Seriously” (case summary), Spring/Summer 2002, Subrogator
  • “A Litigator’s Perspective on Handling Personal Injury Subrogation Claims,” Spring/Summer 2002, Subrogator
  • “Comparative Fault in Subrogation,” premier issue of Subrogator
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