NCSD 2020 State of Integration


Daniel R. Shulman is an attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He has been a practicing trial lawyer for 50 years, specializing in complex commercial and civil rights litigation. He is at present a Staff Attorney at the Minnesota ACLU, and Of Counsel with the Minneapolis law firm Shulman & Buske PLLC. He was admitted to practice in Minnesota in 1970 and has tried lawsuits in state and federal courts in Minnesota and numerous other states. He is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was named a Minnesota Lawyer of the Year for 2012 and 2018. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Harvard College (1965), a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Yale University (1967), and a Juris Doctor degree with honors from Harvard Law School (1970).  He is the lead lawyer for the plaintiffs in Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota, 916 N.W.2d 1 (2018), seeking to remedy segregation and educational inadequacy in the Minneapolis and St. Paul School Districts.