Lindquist & Vennum (Minnesota)
2000 IDS Center, 80 S. 8th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota,
USA, 55402
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Lindquist & Vennum is a Minneapolis-based law firm with more than 150 attorneys practicing in Minnesota, Colorado and South Dakota. For nearly 50 years, we have provided a full array of legal services for clients across the nation and around the world. Our attorneys advise companies in numerous industries and practice areas - including corporate finance, litigation, private equity, financial services, real estate, health care, manufacturing, bankruptcy, labor & employment, employee benefits and ESOPs. We also represent families and individuals in a wide variety of complex estate planning and family law matters.

Nationally, Lindquist & Vennum is recognized for its depth of experience in the areas of financial institutions; private equity; bankruptcy and creditors’ remedies; commercial litigation; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; construction litigation; life sciences; and environment and natural resources. Clients selected us as a Corporate Counsel 2013 Go-To law firm in recognition of our work in employment and corporate litigation, and their recommendations have earned us inclusion in Chambers USA’s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since the publication’s inception in 2003.

Our firm regularly assists domestic and international clients in the expansion of their global activities. These efforts encompass strategic alliances (including joint ventures for product development and distribution); distribution; foreign manufacturing operations; OEM and private-label manufacturing; raw-materials supply; dispute resolution; corporate finance; and acquisitions of companies and product lines.

Core practice areas in Minneapolis

Agribusiness and Energy: Our Agribusiness and Energy practice group has extensive experience with value-added agriculture, renewable and traditional energy, and the environmental issues that are paramount to success in those industries. In the renewable energy arena, we are a national leader in assisting clients in the development, financing, and construction of ethanol, biodiesel, and wind projects across the U.S. 

Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions: With more than 70 lawyers routinely working on M&A transactions, Lindquist & Vennum offers the capacity and knowledge to assist public and private companies (as well as private equity sponsors) with virtually any M&A deal. Clients in nearly every state and on six continents have trusted us to counsel them on structuring, negotiating, and completing mergers and acquisitions. Although we work on deals of all sizes, the majority are small and middle-market transactions ranging in value from $15 million to $500 million.We also provide substantial assistance to clients with restructuring and workouts, and advise more than 25 private equity firms in the upper Midwest.

Financial Institutions: Since its inception, Lindquist & Vennum has offered guidance to financial institutions ranging from privately owned and closely held banks to superregional financial holding companies. We’ve helped banks address an array of emerging issues and have consistently ranked among the top 10 firms nationwide in providing legal advice on bank and thrift mergers and acquisitions.

Life Sciences: For four decades, Lindquist & Vennum has been instrumental in fostering growth in the life sciences and healthcare industries. We serve clients who value the counsel of industry-wise attorneys with a deep understanding of the life sciences and healthcare industries and the unique business and legal issues affecting them. Our attorneys advise life sciences companies in the areas of venture finance, private and public offerings, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, distribution, licensing, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, business counseling, and litigation.

Litigation: Lindquist & Vennum litigators represent clients of all sizes in trials, arbitrations, mediations, and appeals in disputes ranging from straightforward personal matters to multimillion-dollar commercial conflicts. Our litigation working groups, comprising more than 70 lawyers, focus on commercial litigation and resolving disputes in the areas of antitrust and trade regulation; real estate and construction; employment; family law; insurance recovery; intellectual property; product liability; securities; and white-collar and regulatory defense. Our approach to containing the costs of litigation and preventing surprises for clients—based on consistent communication, discipline, and experience—is to keep clients continuously apprised of litigation expenses and, where flexibility exists, help them make informed choices about resource allocation.

Real Estate: With more than 30 attorneys, Lindquist & Vennum’s Real Estate group represents owners, managers, investors, contractors, and developers of commercial, industrial, residential, and mixed-use properties—everything from raw land to shopping centers to downtown office complexes to multi-unit apartment buildings. On the transactional side, our attorneys provide assistance with negotiation, financing, and contract preparation; regulatory matters involving planning and zoning; and environmental issues ranging from brownfields redevelopment to wetland permitting. In the litigation arena, we handle cases involving construction defects, eminent domain, architect and engineering liability; and numerous other issues.

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USA: Colorado: Denver
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Denver, Colorado, USA, 80202

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