MINNEAPOLIS — January 31, 2023. Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to announce that Todd Urness has been re-elected to the Board of Directors, and Matthew McBride has been elected to the Board. Members of Winthrop & Weinstine’s Board of Directors each serve a three-year term, with elections occurring on a rolling basis.

The Board members for 2023 are:

  • Tammera Diehm, President
  • David Aafedt
  • Thomas Kettleson
  • Erin Mathern
  • Matthew McBride
  • Anton Moch
  • Todd Urness
  • Joseph Windler

Matthew McBride is a commercial litigator. He represents businesses in a broad range of industries, including financial services, construction, retail, manufacturing and affordable housing.  Matt represents clients in matters ranging from breach of contract/financing arrangements and enforcement of creditors’ remedies, to the defense of complex class actions. He previously served on the firm’s Board of Directors from 2007-2013 and 2015-2018, and was also previously Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Litigation department.

Todd Urness represents business and real estate owners, developers and investors as well as banks, syndicators and other financial or lending institutions throughout the upper Midwest in tax credit financing and real estate transactions. He advises on complex development and finance related issues, including the use of tax exempt bonds, tax increment financing, tax credits, joint venture and partnership matters, city, county and other governmental subsidies. He has specific and substantial expertise in multifamily housing development and finance including the development and financing of rental and for-sale housing, as well as commercial and mixed use facilities. He advises clients in all aspects of real estate development, from land acquisition and assembly, joint venture relationships, construction, mezzanine and permanent financing matters as well as the negotiation, documentation and monetization of subsidies such as tax increment financing and tax credits.