Norman I. Taple
Chief Operating Officer

Norman “Norm” joined the firm in 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer and is located in the Firm’s Minnesota office. 

With 15 years of legal experience, Norm is an accomplished business-minded attorney who possesses a broad range of transactional and litigation experience focused on client collaboration to drive business objectives, reputation preservation and enhancement, and risk mitigation through the thoughtful implementation of strategic solutions.  Outside of his legal practice, Norm has successfully started and operated a few business ventures; all possessing a national footprint.  Accordingly, as Chief Operating Officer at Gurstel, Norm marries his legal background with his passion for operating businesses in order to assist Gurstel and its clients to achieve optimal results.

Outside of work, Norm enjoys boating, running around Lake Harriet and spending time with his family.

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Political Science 1998;
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. 2003

Court Admissions
Minnesota 2003
United States District Court, District of Minnesota 2003

Professional Associations
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association

Multiple year recipient of Rising Stars-Super Lawyer