- Represented the Minnesota Timberwolves in sale of ownership interests owned by Taylor Corporation. The transaction closed with an enterprise valuation of $1.5 billion.
- Represented Mellott Company, a family owned aggregates business, in its sale to MFG Partners.
- Represented Traitify, a personality and traits assessment company, in a stock-for-stock merger transaction with an artificial intelligence software company.
- Represented Norwest Equity Partners (a leading national middle-market private equity fund) in acquisitions of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, Bailiwick Services, Bix Produce Company, Marco, Shock Doctor, Lindstrom Metric and DCM Services. Completed subsequent add-on transaction work and exits for a number of NEP portfolio companies.
American Bar Association, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
Minnesota Bar Association, Member
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Member
Recognition & Accomplishments
The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2023
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, “40 Under 40,” 2016
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015
Podcast Guest: “The Transaction Abstract” podcast with Joe Hellman of Redpath and Company on “The Role of an Attorney in M&A Deals,” 2021.
Moderator: “Market Update: Current Deal Activity, Valuations and Outlook,” ACG Private Equity Summit, 2021
Co-Presenter: “The Pandemic’s Impact on Deal Terms”; ACG Private Equity Summit, 2020
Board Memberships & Community Service
William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
Saint John’s University (B.A. 1999)
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota