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Firm Profile

Felhaber Larson

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 220 South Sixth Street
  • Suite 2200
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota
  • USA
  • MN 55402-4504

Firm profile submitted by Felhaber Larson

President: Sarah Gullickson McGrane
Number of partners: 32
Number of lawyers: 50
Languages: English

Felhaber Larson, of Minneapolis, MN, is a full-service law firm with a more than 70-year history of providing outstanding client services. The firm’s brand ‘Small Firm Relationships; Large Firm Impact’ reflects Felhaber Larson’s strong partnerships with clients while delivering excellent results in such practice areas as labor and employment, business law and transactions, real estate, employee benefits, intellectual property and general litigation. The firm is proud of its record of success serving both small and medium-sized organizations as well as national industry leaders.                                                                           

Labor & Employment:
■ Labor relations, including union elections/decertifications, collective bargaining, contract arbitration and National Labor Relations Board hearings
■ Employment law, including harassment investigations, discrimination claims, disability accommodation issues, Family and Medical Leave Act matters, FLSA concerns, workers compensation and workplace safety; employment contracts and non-competition agreements, workforce reductions
■ Employment litigation, individual and class action suits in areas such as discrimination, harassment, Fair Labor Standards Act, employment contracts, noncompetition agreements, retaliation and whistleblower claims, workers compensation, ERISA matters
Contact: Penelope Phillips, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Michael McNally, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]

Business Law & Transactions:
■ Business formation, including entity selection, buy-sell agreements, franchises, organization governance and shareholder rights, corporate finance and capital-raising
■ Business strategy, including insurance and risk management, commercial contracts, tax law and planning, legal compliance, mergers and acquisitions, software and technology licensing and intellectual property protection
■ Corporate change, including asset and stock sales, bankruptcy and business reorganization, joint ventures, succession planning
Contact: Stephen Yoch, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■ Commercial acquisitions, sales, and leasing, including lease drafting, purchase and sale contracts, title and survey review, financing
■ Real estate development law and construction, including commercial development, construction agreements, zoning, planning and government approvals, mixed-use residential/commercial developments
■ Homeowners Association (HOA) Law, including legal compliance, developing authority and operating structure, drafting governing documents, dispute resolution, municipality and township issues
■ Real estate financing, including financing/refinancing, loan work-outs, restructuring and mortgage foreclosures
■ Property taxation, including general advice and tax appeals
Contact: Jacob Hendricks, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]

Employee Benefits:
■ Retirement plans, including defined benefit pensions, profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans, deferred compensation arrangements, Employee stock ownership plans, 457 plans for tax-exempt organizations, church plans
■ Health and welfare plans, including self-funded medical, fully insured medical, retiree health funding plans, health savings accounts, cafeteria plans, multiemployer apprenticeship and training funds, collectively bargained workers’ compensation, multiemployer benefits
■ Compliance, including IRS, PBGC and DOL compliance, IRS determination letter applications, top hat plan filings, IRS, DOL and HHS audits, plan fiduciary issues, withdrawal liability, plan document drafting
Contact: Ruth Marcott, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]

General Litigation:
Administrative and court litigation, including:
■ Contract claims and commercial collections
■ Insurance litigation
■ Business disputes, including shareholder controversies and unfair competition/trade secrets
■ Real estate and construction litigation
Contact: Ryan Olson, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Jessica Nelson, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ Copyright law, including filings, assignments, protection and work made-for-hire agreements
■ Trademark law, including searches and opinions on registrability, trademark enforcement, trademark litigation
■ Trade secrets, including agreements/protection plans and litigation
■ Internet, including domain name registration, cyber squatter protection, workplace social media issues, e-commerce, licensing, terms of use, web site development and hosting agreements
Contact: Jennifer Forbes, Practice Section Leader
Email: [email protected]


  • 220 South Sixth Street,
  • Suite 2200,
  • Minneapolis,
  • Minnesota
  • USA
  • MN 55402-4504
  • Tel +1 612 339 6321
  • Fax +1 612 338 0535
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