Norman I. Taple

Chief Operating Officer

Norm joined Gurstel in 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and is located in Gurstel’s Minnesota
office. With 17 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 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 the COO 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.

Norm is a 2003 graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law and is licensed in Minnesota. Norm has been
recognized by his peers and has been a multiple- year recipient of Rising Stars-Super Lawyer.
Gurstel has been servicing clients and practicing law in the area of creditor’s rights for over twenty years.

Founded in 1997 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gurstel has expanded its practice discipline and growth to include offices in Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, Utah, Wisconsin, California, Nevada, and Wyoming.