- Counsel to global institutional investment management firm regarding real estate issues—including mortgage, as-extracted collateral security, and mechanic's liens—related to $450,000,000 loan to Essar Steel Minnesota to finance the completion of its $1.8 billion taconite plant in Nashwauk, Minnesota.
- Represented engineering firm in complex mediation and settlement of $4,000,000 breach of contract and mechanic's lien foreclosure dispute with engineering, procurement and construction contractor related to the installation of a dry sorbent injection system at a coal-fueled, thermal electric generating plant in Illinois.
- Represented national, big-box sporting goods retailer and obtained dismissal of all claims in $15,000,000 breach of lease claim by national shopping center developer related to the construction and lease of building in Detroit, Michigan suburb.
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
Minnesota State Bar Association, Construction Section, Real Property Section, Member
State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
"Mechanic's Liens," Real Property Law in Minnesota, Minnesota CLE, January 23, 2018
"Mechanic's Lien Claims: How They Are Won and Lost," 2017 Real Estate Institute, November 2, 2017
"Mechanic's Lien Statement," Presenter, Handling Mechanic's Liens in Minnesota, Minnesota CLE, March 15, 2016
Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., editor, Hamline Law Review, 1996)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S., with Distinction, 1986)
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit