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Randy concentrates his practice in insurance law, bad faith defense and general negligence litigation, including construction defect cases and class actions. He has successfully defended negligence and insurance bad faith cases through trial and on appeal. His clients include both national and regional corporations as well as many Montana individuals and businesses. He has been recognized in Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers in Business (Commercial Litigation) and by Best Lawyers in America. His skill in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation is amplified by his former employment with State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, during which time he earned his CPCU designation.

He is admitted to practice before all Montana courts and the United States District Courts for the District of Montana. He is a member of the Western Montana Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, State Bar of Montana, Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association, CPCU Society and the Defense Research Institute. He is Past President of the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association and has volunteered on multiple boards for non-profit organizations.

Randy is a native of Montana, raised in Anaconda. He attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1990. That same year, Randy obtained a commercial pilot license and became a certified instrument flight instructor. Randy is a 2003 graduate of the University of Montana School of Law and has been practicing with GLR since that time, where he is the present managing partner.

Randy has three active children and they enjoy whitewater rafting, skiing and camping. He is an avid backcountry skier and trail runner, having completed multiple 50 mile races.

  • 350 Ryman Street
    Missoula, MT 59802
  • The University of Montana, J.D., graduated 2003
  • Rocky Mountain College, BS, graduated 1990
Bar Admissions
  • Montana, State Bar of Montana
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Insurance Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Insurance Law, Missoula (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Attorney Award
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Personal Injury Litigation

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