Guiding Clients Through Complexity:
Minneapolis Litigation Attorneys For Individuals And Businesses

Faricy Law Firm, P.A., is a boutique Minnesota law firm committed to providing high-quality legal services to individuals, small businesses and major corporations across the state. We focus our practice on niche legal issues such as insurance coverage and recovery for businesses, and we have extensive experience litigating these complex cases throughout the U.S.

Our areas of practice include representing business owners and shareholders in litigation, obtaining recovery for clients in denied business insurance claims and representing individuals who wish to file a product liability claim. We also handle employee claims of illegal activity and cases involving for-profit college fraud.

We serve clients across the state of Minnesota, including Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Minneapolis and St. Paul.


Attorney John H. Faricy Jr.

Mr. John H. Faricy Jr. is a nationally recognized complex insurance recovery and business litigator who seeks justice for his clients.  John and his firm have extensive experience in large cases including the recovery of billions of dollars of insurance assets in the asbestos arena. 

A New York Federal District Court Judge appointed him a Subclass Representative in the epic Johns-Manville class action finding that “Mr. Faricy has skillfully and tenaciously asserted [his clients’] interests throughout this litigation.”  In that case he obtained the 10 million dollar "war chest" that was parlayed into a multi-billion dollar insurance recovery.

Mr. Faricy represents individual and corporate policyholders in obtaining disputed insurance coverage. He is listed in the Marquis editions of Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.  In 2005 Mr. Faricy was named as “Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer.

In his personal life, Mr. Faricy enjoys a deep involvement in a variety of important community and philanthropic activities, and currently chairs the Board of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Areas of Practice

  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Contracts
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Products Liability
  • Class Actions - Plaintiff
  • Insurance Law
  • Toxic Torts

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1982


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D.
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Scienc

Representative Cases

Honors and Awards


Attorney vadim trifel

Vadim Trifel graduated from the University of Minnesota with a double major in Political Science and Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance. In 2005, Mr. Trifel attended William Mitchell College of Law on a Merit Scholarship. In 2006, he studied abroad in Malta where he was Certified Arbitrator and Mediator by the Frank G. Evans Center in International Mediation and Arbitration. As a Student Certified Attorney, Mr. Trifel gained extensive courtroom experience. During his third year of law school, he argued and won a constitutional case before the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Mr. Trifel won verdicts on behalf of tenants who were living in uninhabitable conditions. He also successfully handled and argued cases on behalf of the City of St. Louis Park Prosecutor’s Office. In addition to his courtroom work, he traveled to New Orleans to legally assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, taught high school students constitutional law and performed investigative work for the disabled. In 2008, he was awarded three scholarship awards for leadership, community involvement and litigation.

As an attorney, Mr. Trifel represents both individuals and businesses in complex insurance coverage and contract disputes. He handles a wide variety of cases ranging from smaller disputes to complex litigation involving production of hundreds of thousands of documents and numerous witnesses. Mr. Trifel regularly appears before the State and Federal benches. He is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota and before the United States District Court, District of Minnesota. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association.

Recently, Mr. Trifel successfully argued and won before the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Arbitrator and Mediator, Frank G. Evans Center in International Mediation and Arbitration, 2006
  • Mediator, Erickson Mediation Institute, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2009


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2008
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 2008 - Present


  • Russian

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