ABOUT DONNA LAW FIRM, P.C.

Since 1990, the attorneys at Donna Law Firm, P.C., have defended various restaurant companies in more than 2,000 customer and employed driver lawsuits. The firm is national counsel for Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Franchise Insurance Group, and Garden Fresh Corp., and has also handled matters for the following restaurant and retail chains:

Advance Auto Parts   Belk Stores
Autopart International   Ryan’s Family Steak House
Discount Auto Parts   Fire Mountain Restaurant
Old Country Buffet   Champps
HomeTown Buffet   Kohl’s Department Stores
Tahoe Joe’s   Original Roadhouse Grill
Bakers Square   Village Inn
Famous Dave's   Texas Roadhouse
Dave & Buster's   Bob Evan's Farms
 
 


As national counsel, the firm actively defends its clients across the country. Our lawyers have handled matters in over 45 states. We have tried or arbitrated cases to conclusion in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The firm takes a proactive approach in dealing with our clients. Not only do we defend against customer lawsuits, we work with our clients to try to prevent them in the future. For instance, we evaluate training and safety programs and assist in the implementation of safety policies and procedures at our clients’ businesses.

The firm's attorneys also have decades of experience litigating all types of personal injury matters in state and federal courts. This includes products liability, professional negligence, railroad injury law, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence claims, and Minnesota no-fault insurance claims including uninsured and underinsured motorist disputes.

Notable Dates

1990 - Buffets, Inc. selects David Donna as its national general liability litigation counsel for its Old Country Buffet chain.

September 1996 - Buffets, Inc. and HomeTown Buffet, Inc. merge.

October 2002 - Donna and Daly, P.C. formed.

May 2004 - VICORP Restaurants, Inc. selects Donna and Daly as national counsel for its Bakers Square and Village Inn restaurants.

March 2005 - Donna and Daly become national counsel for Buffalo Wild Wing's corporate-owned locations.

November 2006 - Buffets, Inc. merges with Ryan's Restaurant Group, Inc.

April 2007 - Donna and Daly selected as national counsel for Champps restaurants.

October 2008 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as national counsel for Bob Evans Farms / Mimi's Café.

January 2009 - Firm changes name to Donna Law Firm, P.C.

June 2010 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as national counsel for Advance Auto Parts.

Spring 2012 - American Blue Ribbon Holdings and O'Charley's merge.

November 2012 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as national counsel for Franchise Insurance Group.

December 2012 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as national counsel for Garden Fresh Corporation.

2012 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as one of the Best Law Firms in Minnesota (US News & World Report).

2015 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as a Top Ranked Law Firm (Corporate Counsel).

2018 - Donna Law Firm, P.C. is selected as one of the Best Law Firms in Minnesota (US News & World Report).