Hennepin County, Minnesota Business Lawyers

Kimberly M. Hanlon
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(612) 206-3701 310 4th Avenue South
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Tulsa
I am not your typical lawyer. First of all, I don’t have the mindset of the typical lawyer, and I certainly haven’t had the usual career path. I came to my legal career after being a fashion designer in New York and moving away for family reasons. It’s hard to be a fashion designer anywhere else, it really is.

After I became a lawyer, I started my practice and started practicing just like every other lawyer I know practices. As I was going along, I kept noticing that most law practices violate the laws of good business (and clients hate that...
Matthew A. Drewes
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(612) 305-1400 2100 AT&T Tower
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
I'm a shareholder with DeWitt Law Firm practicing in the areas of real estate and business. I have assisted local and international banks and retailers, national restaurant operators and other businesses, community associations, property managers and owners, title insurers, general contractors and construction trades, creditors, landlords, and parties to insurance coverage disputes. I also work with community associations and their property managers in all kinds of transactions and disputes. I have successfully tried and arbitrated cases and handled insurance appraisals in state and federal courts, as well as appeals. I have also been selected to serve as mediator involving issues...
Daniel Reiff
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer
(612) 421-2175 12800 Whitewater Dr #100
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
I can spend all kinds of time talking about my background and credentials, like how I graduated summa cum laude from law school, did a prestigious clerkship, and have 15 years of legal experience. But you know what? That's probably not what you want to hear about. You want to know how I can help you.

Here's how I can help you. I help you become a better parent, a better spouse, or a better business owner. I approach my work, not primarily through the lens of a lawyer, but through the lens of one who has personally had to use...
David Friedman
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(612) 564-4025 509 First Avenue NE
Suite 2
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Consumer
University of Minnesota Law School
David has been living and breathing bankruptcy law since 2010. He’s handled more than 120 bankruptcy cases since starting the firm. He enjoys more complex cases, including lots of Chapter 13 reorganization. His cases often involve restructuring mortgages to save people’s homes. While many bankruptcy lawyers see bankruptcy as the only thing they do, David is always looking for claims under consumer protection laws to help put more money in his clients’ pockets. A born and bred New Yorker, in December 2009, David founded Friedman Iverson. Now that he’s a Twin Cities lifer, he tries his hardest to...
Charles D Roulet
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(763) 420-5087 7028 East Fish Lake Road
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law
Minnesota will, trust and estate planning attorney Chuck Roulet has devoted his career to helping his clients protect what matters most to them through comprehensive estate, asset protection, and business planning. Chuck is a frequent lecturer and is the author of numerous articles on estate planning. He is also the author of two books, "What Happens to Them: what every parents needs to know about estate planning", and "Be Your Own Boss: A Fast and Friendly Legal Guide to Starting Your Own Business". He is also working on an upcoming series of books on estate planning. Chuck has...
Matthew Robert Doherty
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(763) 222-2507 3555 Plymouth Blvd, Ste 117
Plymouth, MN 55447
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Collections and Construction
Valparaiso University School of Law
Matt is originally from North Dakota, but had connections to the Twin Cities that drew him to the area. While in law school, Matt served on the Executive Board for the Valparaiso University Law Review and clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Matt served a one year clerkship for the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner at the North Dakota Supreme Court. Matt is a commercial litigator and appellate lawyer with significant client concentrations in construction, real estate, and manufacturing. Matt often takes an “outside general counsel” approach with his clients. He provides...
James C. MacGillis
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(612) 455-0503 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Minnesota Law School
James C. MacGillis is a business attorney focusing on the corporate, employment, and litigation needs of entrepreneurs and growing businesses. Jim prides himself on exceeding his clients’ expectations by addressing their legal concerns promptly, efficiently, and effectively. His responsiveness, creativity, and ability to efficiently evaluate, advise, and advocate for his clients has earned him the respect of his peers, as Jim was named a 2006, 2009 and 2010 Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine. Jim graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1997, where he was a managing editor for the Minnesota Law Review. Jim earned a...
Mr.  Gregory N Bittle Esq.
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(952) 393-4546 5775 Wayzata Blvd.
Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Insurance Defense
William Mitchell College of Law
Mr. Bittle is a cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where he spent two years on the William Mitchell Law Review and took honors in Contracts, Insurance Law, and Labor Law. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota. With a dozen years inside the insurance industry, he will bring the insight and confidence necessary to any personal injury or insurance claim. The bulk of Mr. Bittle's career was spent in the insurance claims area handling personal injury liability claims in multiple U.S. jurisdictions. He has resolved thousands of claims, and negotiated dozens of mediations...
Rebecca Bell
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(763) 582-1414 5801 Duluth Street
Suite 360
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
William Mitchell College of Law
I take care of women so they can relax, stop worrying and have the time to take care of everything else going on in their lives. I create comprehensive estate plans that take care of women, their families, their assets and honor their values. My firm assists businesses in multiple way business succession planning and advising; corporate records compliance; draft and review documents; and works with you as part of your team of trusted advisors. I also work and am a national speaker in the area of Equine Law. Specialties: Business Succession Planning, Estate Planning, Will...
Nicholas N Sperling
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(612) 455-0500 8000 Flour Exchange Building, 310 Fourth Avenue So
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Communications and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Nick Sperling has nearly a decade of experience in business litigation and transactions, nonprofit law, real estate litigation and transactions, and technology/IT law. Nick takes a pragmatic approach to legal representation and focuses on obtaining the best possible results for his clients.
Jesse Kibort
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(763) 201-1215 3165 Fernbrook Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55447
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Consumer and Estate Planning
Hamline University
Life presents many legal complications…who will you turn to if you need representation? At Daniels & Wymore, PLLC we are a full service law firm providing representation to businesses and individuals. Our tremendously experienced and capable team of professionals can help counsel you and your business through any legal matter, whether you are starting a business, and you need us to draft the necessary business documents, or you need litigation representation, or estate planning or you need help defending your home from foreclosure. It doesn’t matter whether you are an wealthy entrepreneur, the start up business, or the average individual...
Mark K Thompson
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(612) 999-2404 4927 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Business
William Mitchell College of Law
As the founder of MKT Law, PLC, St. Paul attorney Mark K. Thompson provides an assortment of legal services targeted to individuals in the business community. For more than 15 years, he has handled business law as a plaintiff and defense attorney. He is among the select group of attorneys to receive a perfect 10.0 Superb rating on the legal website Avvo.com. Mr. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Saint Thomas and William Mitchell College of Law. Find out more by contacting his firm today.
David Rochlin
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(952) 836-2727 5200 Willson Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55424
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
University of Minnesota Law School
David Rochlin is a litigator with more than 20 year's experience helping hundreds of businesses and people get paid what they are owed. Cases include breach of contract, manufacturers agreements, sales rep agreements, returns issues between retailers and third parties, general collections, insurance disputes, car accident injuries, and more.
Vytas Matthew Rimas
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(952) 476-4000 5101 Thimsen Ave.
Suite 204
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Rimas Law Firm was founded and is led by attorney Vytas Rimas. Mr. Rimas is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer whose track record of success in complex civil litigation dates back more than 30 years. His litigation experience includes extensive dispositive motion practice, ediscovery and expert practice. In every matter, Mr. Rimas works closely with clients to develop strategies and deliver solutions that have been tailored to meet the specific needs of each. Based in Minneapolis, Rimas Law Firm strives to provide high quality, cost effective legal services to both U.S. and international clients who have concerns...
Andrew Merrill Ayers
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(612) 294-6982 6800 France Avenue South
Suite 190
Edina, MN 55435
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Family
New York Law School
Before starting my own law firm, I worked for law firms in New York City. I represented people and businesses in lawsuits in court. Other clients needed help with transactions for themselves or their businesses. Some of my favorite clients were young families and small business owners and working with them inspired me to start my own law firm in 2011.

WHAT I LEARNED

Starting my own business helped me understand the challenges and opportunities that confront business owners at all stages of their entrepreneurial journeys. I was immediately amazed at the creative and innovative ways that these businesses worked with their customers. We...
Bryan R Battina
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(612) 455-0505 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Appeals, Employment and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Bryan R. Battina represents businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and employment law matters. Bryan, a seasoned litigator and trial attorney, brings passion, tenacity and hard earned wisdom to his advocacy for clients. He is results driven and seeks to efficiently and effectively resolve disputes for his clients. After graduating from William Mitchell College of Law, Bryan worked as an associate in-house counsel with the Beltmann Group Incorporated before becoming a sole practitioner to pursue his passion for trial work. Bryan co-founded Bock & Battina, LLP and later founded Battina Law, PLLC before joining Trepanier MacGillis...
Blake Gavin Iverson
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(612) 396-5477 2945 44th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Entertainment & Sports
University of Minnesota Law School
Michael Sheridan
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(763) 568-7343 7900 International Dr.
Suite 300
Bloomington, MN 55425
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Mike is an attorney with Atlas Law Firm. Mike is an experienced bankruptcy attorney having honed his skill at one of the largest bankruptcy law firms in Minnesota. Mike is able to provide his clients with much more one-on-one attention than attorneys at large firms with hundreds of clients. Mike assists his clients in deciding if bankruptcy is the best remedy for their debt problems, and if so, what chapter of bankruptcy best suits their needs and goals. Prior to helping people file bankruptcy, Mike worked for two Chapter 7 Trustees. He has broad experience assisting individuals and...
V. John Ella
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(612) 455-6237 310 Fourth Avenue South
Suite 8000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Appeals and Employment
University of Minnesota Law School
I am a Minnesota employment law attorney (V. John Ella) practicing in the areas of employment defense, executive law, non-compete and trade secret litigation, breach of duty of loyalty litigation, tortious interference, executive compensation, stock options, defamation, employment contracts, employment agreements, handbooks, drug testing law, privacy law, commission claims, fraud, sexual harassment claims, employment and housing discrimination, ERISA benefits litigation, public accommodations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law, wage and hour compliance, whistleblower and Sarbanes-Oxley claims, professional licensing issues, appeals, manufacturer sales representative contracts, and closely-held corporation and partnership disputes. I am also...
Joseph Maternowski
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(612) 746-5754 3700 RBC Plaza
60 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Environmental and Real Estate
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Joseph Maternowski is a shareholder at the Hessian & McKasy firm in Minneapolis practicing in the areas of environmental, real estate and business law. Joe began his legal career in the Minnesota Attorney General's Office where he represented the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Joe focuses his private practice on environmental matters arising in real estate and business transactions. Joe has extensive experience with site investigations and cleanups, vapor intrusion assessments, state Brownfields programs and with federal and state environmental agencies. Joe assists real estate and business lawyers and in house counsel on transactions where environmental issues arise....
William Henry Henney
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(952) 474-4406 5101 Thimsen Avenue
Suite 200
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Business, Collections, Consumer and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law
William H. Henney, Attorney at Law, has provided experienced legal services to his clients in Minnesota and Florida since 1982. His offices are located at 5101 Thimsen Avenue in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Bill graduated Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota Duluth and attended William Mitchell College of Law. He is married and has a son. Bill is experienced in the art of negotiation, whether in contract disputes, collections with debtors or the IRS, and maintains a constant focus on understanding his clients’ needs. His areas of legal practice include: Minnesota and U.S. District...
Craig William Trepanier Esq.
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(612) 455-0502 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Trademarks
University of Minnesota Law School
Michael John Weber
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(612) 296-8080 150 3rd Ave S
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Business, Administrative, Estate Planning and Health Care
Stanford University
Michael has over 20 years experience handling matters involving the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, the Minnesota Board of Nursing, the Minnesota Board of Dentistry, the Minnesota Board of Psychology, the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP), and other health and medical boards. Michael founded Weber Law Office -- the predecessor of Weber & Nelson Law Office -- in 2000. Michael's practice areas include health law, business and employment law, wills and probate, and trials and appeals. Michael started his law practice in 1993, as an Assistant Attorney General in the Minnesota Attorney General's Health Licensing Division. He...
Mark David Luther
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(952) 931-9398 Ridgedale Office Center
13911 Ridgedale Drive; Suite 401B
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
I am an attorney in private practice since 1973. I have experience in Minnesota State and Federal courts, as well as Minnesota appellate practice. I charge reasonable fees. I have represented hundreds of clients and I have handled a wide variety of client matters since 1973.
Eric Prindle
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(612) 524-9375 3856 15th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407-2741
Business and Estate Planning
New York University School of Law
Kristian Kircher
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(952) 314-5101 8101 34th Ave. S.
Suite #340
Bloomington, MN 55425
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Kristian is an experienced attorney specializing in business/corporate law. He guides entrepreneurs, small business owners, executive management teams, boards of directors, closely-held family businesses, shareholders and investors through all aspects of the business life cycle from entity creation to operation to exit.

Kristian provides value due to his expertise in all sectors of a business. He works with limited liability companies and partnerships, large corporations, nonprofit organizations and cooperatives. Kristian helps guide clients through every business matter they will face, ranging from corporate governance, debt and equity financing, purchase and sales, regulatory compliance, business strategy joint ventures and complex reorganizations. Clients...
Jon Farnsworth
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 229-6321 220 South 6th Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Appeals, Construction and IP
Ross Hussey
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(612) 808-6033 400 South Fourth Street
Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Civil Rights, Criminal and Insurance Claims
William Mitchell College of Law
Mr.  Bruce Michael Rivers Esq.
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(612) 339-3939 701 Building Suite 300
701 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Juvenile
William Mitchell College of Law
Creig Andreasen
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer
(763) 546-1200 5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Creig Andreasen is a lawyer with the law firm Bernick Lifson in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His focuses include real estate law and banking. He is especially noted for his work with landowners, helping them acquire, lease, sell, and finance real properties. Other noteworthy work includes working with financial institutions on loan documentation and title issues, along with helping lenders correct problematic loans.

Through the Minnesota State Bar Association, Creig earned the Certified Real Property Specialist credential. He is also a proud member of organizations including the Minnesota Shopping Center Association and the Board of Directors for the Hennepin County Bar Association.

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Aaron Young
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(612) 239-5872 7007 45th Avenue North, Suite B
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Southwestern University School of Law and Marquette University Law School
Omeed Berenjian
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(952) 314-5101 8101 34th Avenue S
Suite 340
Bloomington, MN 55425
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Omeed is a corporate attorney, focusing on small to medium sized privately-held businesses. Omeed’s practice includes advising clients on choice of entity, general corporate and partnership matters, commercial matters (contract drafting, review and advice), and shareholder and partner relations (shareholder, partnership, and “buy/sell” agreements).

Whether a large business or an entrepreneur in a start-up business, clients are proud to call Omeed Berenjian their lawyer, their confidante and their friend. “By understanding clients and their businesses, I believe I can be a better advisor and help them make the most of their business opportunities.”
Joshua A. Newville
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(833) 355-9894 323 Washington Ave. N. #200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Joshua Newville is a civil trial and appellate attorney focusing on employment law, business disputes, and civil rights matters. He practices in state and federal court and is a passionate courtroom advocate.

Newville has won victories at the Minnesota Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals, and various state and federal trial courts. He led the successful fight for marriage equality in two states, secured protections for vulnerable Minnesota workers, and has emerged as an expert authority in civil rights litigation. Newville is a frequent speaker at civil rights events, community forums, colleges, and law schools. He has taught numerous...
Matthew Sylvan Greenstein
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer
(763) 546-1200 5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Business and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Matthew S. Greenstein is a practicing attorney at Bernick Lifson, P.A., focusing in areas such as creditors’ remedies, real estate & land use, and commercial litigation. Matthew represents more than 300 homeowner associations throughout the state of Minnesota. He earned his J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and his B.S. from Metropolitan State University.
Barton C. Gernander
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(952) 564-6262 8401 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Real Estate
Amanda Anne Bloomgren
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(952) 653-2186 15400 Hwy 7
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Business, Family and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Amanda grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Growing up she spent most of her time in the goalie net and on the soccer field. After high school, Amanda attended the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and received a degree in public relations and marketing while spending the majority of her time rowing on the Crew team and working at the Pillsbury Company as a Recipe Production Specialist (seriously). Unenthused by her job prospects after graduating, Amanda decided to take the law school entrance exam (for an interesting story, ask her what happened the night before the test). When Amanda decided...
Erin Conway Johnsen
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(612) 259-4810 43 Main Street SE
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Business
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Erin Conway Johnsen is a Minneapolis-based attorney with the firm Garner & Ginsburg, PA. She specializes in franchise law, helping franchisees and dealers resolve their disputes. Her work includes reviewing franchise agreements, negotiating agreement alterations, helping franchisees get out of agreements, drafting franchise agreement addenda, and more. Erin graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2012. During here time at the U of M, she served as an editor for the Minnesota Law Review. She received her B.A. from Duke University, where she made the Dean's List.
Michael Howard
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(612) 317-4748 4545 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School and Cornell University
I have assisted in various matters including, but not limited to: - Receivership and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Reorganizations - Out-of-Court Loan "Workout" Negotiations - Bankruptcy Preference Actions - Administrative Arbitrations and Federal Appellate matters - Real Estate Acquisitions, Sales, Development, and Leasing matters - Drafting and Negotiating Agreements: Supply Agreements, Service Agreements, Software Agreements, Recruiting Agreements, Printing Agreements, Confidentiality and Non-disclosure Agreements, and other business contracts - Merger and Acquisition matters ranging in size from $2MM to $150MM - Trial and Pre-trial Litigation matters - Creating Checklists for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance - Organizational Documents, Amendments, and Agreements for Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnerships
David A. Lutz
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(612) 424-2110 527 Marquette Avenue, Suite 860
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
With more than 19 years experience acting as counsel for banking institutions and real estate developers, to organizations with more than 1,000 employees, the Firm prides itself on delivering results. The Firm helps clients with corporate, banking, real estate, and various commercial transactions and disputes.

David A. Lutz is a Minnesota Attorney located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has negotiated everything from $100 million dollar real-estate transactions to spearheading the legal work behind notable hotel projects like the Water Park of America and the Grand Hotel Minneapolis. David understands the needs of today's banking institutions, developers and small business...
Joseph Dudley
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Hennepin County, MN Business Law Attorney
(651) 291-1717 7800 Metro Parkway
Suite 300, Office 28
Bloomington, MN 55425
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Criminal and DWI
Mr. Joseph J. Dudley, Jr. was born in Washington, D.C. in 1945 and has practiced law in the state of Minnesota since 1978. Mr. Dudley served in the U.S Air Force (Vietnam) and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1972. He received his law degree in 1977 from Hamline University, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mr. Dudley is a member of the Ramsey County Bar, Minnesota State Bar, Federal Bar and American Bar Associations. Mr. Dudley’s main areas of practice include Corporate, Commercial Litigation, Franchising, Transportation and Environmental Law. Dudley and Smith, P.A. is a Minnesota law firm practicing in most...
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