Jeffrey G. Hurd

USA: South Dakota

Bangs, McCullen, Butler, Foye & Simmons, LLP
333 West Blvd
Suite 400
Rapid City, SD 57709

Tel: +1 605 343 1040
Fax: +1 605 343 1040


For over 20 years, Jeff Hurd has been representing health care professionals and businesses in civil courts and administrative agencies. He is a partner in the Litigation Department in our Rapid City office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, and health care law and litigation.

Jeff is a Great Plains Super Lawyer (a distinction earned by only 5% of the lawyers in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa), and he is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers U.S.A., and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Jeff has extensive experience in complex cases involving business and employment disputes, disputes between shareholders and partners, breach of contract, and fraud. Jeff also has a broad spectrum of experience defending malpractice claims against physicians, nurses, nursing homes, and hospitals. He represents some of the region’s largest businesses, as well as small start-up businesses, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, and clinics. In addition to considerable trial experience, Jeff also has experience arbitrating, mediating, and negotiating disputes to resolution.

In professional circles, Jeff has played a leadership role. His peers elected him as the President of the South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association, as well as the South Dakota State Representative to the Defense Research Institute. Jeff has been awarded the Pro Bono Publico Award for providing extraordinary legal services to the underprivileged without compensation.

He is a 1990 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor of the South Dakota Law Review. Following Graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, and has practiced with Bangs McCullen since 1992.

A proud history. That’s the best way to describe what Bangs McCullen has always been about. That pride carries through our work and into the courtroom. Pride in the roots we have established. Pride in doing the best possible job for our clients. Pride in a firm full of first-rate attorneys with impeccable records and longevity in their service with Bangs McCullen.

The team approach utilized at Bangs McCullen means you will not only get to know your attorney, but also the receptionists, secretaries, runners and paralegals. Strong roots run deep. So does quality support. Like a tightly woven fabric, the philosophy of a team approach speaks volumes about our strength.

“Jeffrey Hurd is adept at representing businesses and individual healthcare professionals in malpractice claims. In addition to his broad litigation practice, he has experience in alternative dispute resolution situations including mediations and arbitrations.”
Chambers & Partners, 2015