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Corporate Law

The firm's corporate attorneys advise clients ranging from sole proprietorships to multi-national corporations on a wide variety of issues, including regulated industries, mergers and acquisitions, business formation, intellectual property, licensing, antitrust concerns, joint ventures, franchises, environmental compliance and real estate.


Commercial Law and Real Estate

Harry E. Gallaher and Christopher K. Sandberg represent the firm's business and corporate clients in matters including business formulation and divestiture, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, succession and changes in corporate form, contract issues, and commercial disputes. Harry E. Gallaher counsels the firm's clients on environmental compliance and permitting, commercial and industrial development, land use planning, condemnation and property acquisition, sale, management and leasing. Christopher K. Sandberg advises emerging businesses focusing on e-commerce and Internet-based activities. The firm is particularly experienced in representing closely-held businesses, including partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies, with a primary focus on identifying and helping realize the client's long-term plans.

Regulation and Compliance

The firm's attorneys assist clients in their due diligence investigations and advise them on potential antitrust and trade regulation concerns flowing from a transaction. The firm prides itself on its ability to quickly understand a client's concerns and goals, and thereby tailor its representation to be as cost-effective as possible.

Intellectual Property

The firm's intellectual property litigation team enjoys a national reputation for aggressively protecting the interests of copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret owners. They have experience in all phases of intellectual property litigation, and have litigated intellectual property disputes on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in Minnesota and throughout the country. Christopher K. Sandberg has helped develop Minnesota's policies and statutes in electronic access to government data.


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