Elizabeth Benson Powell Partner

Elizabeth Benson Powell
Direct Dial: 952.806.0444 Email: Click here Fax: 952.893.8344

Practice Areas

  • Education
    • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. (1991)
    • University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.A. with distinction in journalism (1988)
  • Bar Admissions
    • State of Minnesota (1991)
    • Federal District Court, District of Minnesota (1991)
  • Affiliations
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Hennepin County Bar Association
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers’ Association
  • Support Staff


    Jennifer Roberts

Attorney Bio

Liz Powell has practiced exclusively in the area of workers' compensation defense since she was admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1991. She received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1991 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988 with distinction in her journalism degree.

Ms. Powell is particularly experienced in litigating and auditing complex, multi-volume, high exposure cases. She has developed a unique ability to thoroughly analyze these cases, and provide ongoing handling recommendations to the claims professional. The Firm’s clients appreciate her comprehensive approach and attention to detail in her evaluations, reporting her aggressive courtroom work.

Ms. Powell represents employers and insurers before the Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Administrative Hearings and Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals. She is admitted to practice before all Minnesota courts and the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.