ATTORNEY PROFILE —

Christopher Healy has been with Meierhenry Sargent since 2013. Chris grew up on his family’s grain and cattle farm near Utica, South Dakota, and after graduating from Yankton High School he attended the University of South Dakota where he received a B.S. in Political Science in 2010 and a J.D. in 2013. While in Law School Chris was a member of the USD Trial Team and completed internships with the Yankton County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Office of Governor Dennis Daugaard as a legal intern.
Chris’s practice is focused on representing individuals and businesses in various types of civil and land use matters. He has represented clients against the federal government, the State of South Dakota, a number of cities and counties, public utilities and pipeline companies.
Chris works closely with Mark Meierhenry, former South Dakota Attorney General and one of the state’s most reputable trial attorneys, on a plethora of real estate and landowner rights matters. In his free time Chris enjoys hunting, following sports, and spending time with his wife, Anne.

PRACTICE AREAS

Trial Practice
Eminent Domain
Inverse Condemnation
Drainage Law
Land Use – Permitting
Property Taxation
Personal Injury

CURRICULUM VITAE —
EDUCATION

B.S. Political Science
University of South Dakota, 2010

Juris Doctor
University of South Dakota, 2013

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

South Dakota
United States District Court, District of South Dakota
United States Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C.

MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of South Dakota
– Young Lawyers Division
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors
Groundworks Midwest Board of Directors
Southeast Technical Institute Housing Foundation Board of Directors
Second Circuit Bar Association
Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network