I represent clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including those involving government investigations and enforcement actions, securities litigation and arbitrations, distribution chain disputes, franchise related matters, the Americans with Disabilities Act, product liability, FACTA, FDCPA, fraud and consumer fraud, FLSA, employment, discrimination, shareholder disputes, breach of warranty and breach of contract, and life insurance disputes. My clients range from Fortune 500 companies to individuals in a variety of industries such as telecommunications, financial services, investment services, banking, food service, energy, construction, capital venture and insurance. I also have extensive experience litigating supply chain manufacturing, dealer/distributor/sales, product liability, and UCC disputes, including actions enforcing and interpreting “terms and conditions.”
The business world is complex, and it is the rare case that it has a rigid, black-and-white answer. Together, I work with clients to determine what a win means for them individually, and develop a strategy and a plan to achieve that goal. I am driven by the advocacy of working on behalf of my clients, helping them get from point A to point B, and solve their problems along the way. I thrive on the adrenaline of litigation, and will run through any wall to help my clients. I am a fierce advocate, and my clients rely on me to assist in their most serious matters.
I was elevated to partner at Winthrop & Weinstine after six years of practice. I have been recognized as a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers every year since 2011. I am a trial attorney who has significant experience in assisting clients in litigation, regulatory, and business and employment matters. I help clients navigate all aspects of their business problems.
I am the Chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee, and also serve on the Diversity Committee and as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.
My wife and I live in Edina, Minnesota, with our son and daughter. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, fishing, running and watching sports.
Honors & Awards
Man of the Year
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2022
Lifeblood of Big Climb MPLS
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2016
Under 40 Hot List
Benchmark Litigation, 2016-2017
40 & Under Hot List
Benchmark Litigation, 2018-2022
Benchmark Litigation, 2015-2020
Minnesota Super Lawyers®, 2011-2022
Up & Coming Attorney
Minnesota Lawyer, 2012
Friend of the Retailer
Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association, 2018
Local Litigation Star
Benchmark Litigation, 2021
Associations & Memberships
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - MN Chapter
Former Chair of the Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Diversity Committee, Member
Recruiting Committee, Chair
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Minnesota Law School Minority Mentorship Program