Minneapolis, MN – January 11, 2016. Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to
formally announce the promotion to shareholder of two lawyers: Noreen Johnson Sedgeman
and Doug Wolgamot
. In addition, Jeffrey Drennan
and Kevin McLain
have been promoted to
Noreen Johnson Sedgeman
practices in the Corporate group, and has a broad base of
experience in diverse business transactions. She is experienced in handling
matters related to mergers & acquisitions, contract negotiation, entity
formation, securities, and banking. She
works with private and public companies in a wide variety of industries. Noreen is skilled in drafting and negotiating
a variety of commercial contracts, corporate governance documents, employment
agreements, and purchase and sale agreements.
In addition, she regularly analyzes and advises clients on regulatory
issues and a wide range of business matters (including corporate
reorganizations, corporate finance, and employment law).
practices in the Tax, Trusts & Estates practice group. Doug advises high net worth individuals and
families on estate, tax and charitable planning, trust and estate
administration, probate administration, and estate and trust controversies.
Prior to practicing law, Doug worked as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, giving
him a unique ability to tailor his clients’ estate plans to help accomplish
their financial planning objectives. He focuses on business succession planning
and has extensive experience in advising closely held business owners on issues
relating to business structuring, ownership succession, wealth transfer
planning, and individual estate and tax planning.
practices in the Real Estate group, representing clients in a broad and
complicated range of tax, real estate and corporate matters, including formation
and structuring of entities, real estate reorganizations, financial
restructurings, acquisitions and divestitures.
He is experienced in real estate finance, tax-exempt bond financing, tax
increment financing, public housing funds, HOME and CDBG funds, as well as the
construction and rehabilitation of historic buildings, affordable housing,
mixed-use projects and associated tax credits.
in the Real Estate group. He represents clients in complex commercial real
estate transactions, including those involving federal and state tax credits
and loan and grant programs, negotiating construction contracts on large
commercial projects, as well as resolving construction contract disputes
involving all parties in the construction process.
The year of 2015 was one of continued growth for the firm,
which welcomed 10 new attorneys over the course of the year: Wesley Anderson
(Intellectual Property), Matthew Callanan
(Litigation), Jordan Humphrey
(Corporate), Travis Logghe
(Tax), Katherine Johnson
(Real Estate), Neil Mahoney
(Real Estate), David Pabian
(Intellectual Property) Joseph Phelps
Estate), Brett Siglin
(Real Estate), and Mary Taylor
About Winthrop &
Winthrop & Weinstine is a dynamic and growing law firm
focused on building strong client relationships through responsiveness,
innovation and creativity. The firm
enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its clients from
individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune 500 companies in an
impressive array of industries throughout the Twin Cities and nationally.