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Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A.

General Information

Year founded: 2003
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Overview

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Madigan, Dahl & Harlan is an agile, results-focused Twin Cities-based law firm serving many long-standing clients in Minnesota and across the country. Clients value our legal team's deep knowledge and experience, practical business perspective, creativity and proven strength in high-profile litigation.

Strengths In Dispute Resolution And Advisory Services Across Many Industries

Applying more than 100 years of collective experience, our Minneapolis-based business litigation attorneys are adept analysts, strategists, negotiators and trial practitioners. We have built a national reputation in the realm of alcohol beverage law while representing a broad range of clients in other diverse business sectors. Reaching favorable resolution of franchise, dealer and distributor disputes is a specific forte for our firm.

We offer comprehensive business services from business entity formation to mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and enforcement matters. We handle all manner of commercial, real estate-related and employment disputes. Whether you are pursuing a major transaction or involved in a controversy that demands decisive action at any level of the court system, you can depend on our alignment with your goals.

Attorneys Recognized For Excellence Across Our Numerous Areas Of Practice

We are hardworking professionals who practice law with vigor and integrity. Partners in our firm have been perennially recognized with AV Preeminent* ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers publications, and various other honors. To discuss your immediate legal concern or ongoing needs, we invite you to contact us and schedule a consultation.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Rankings

Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A. is metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Minneapolis, MN
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 for Franchise Law
Tier 3 for Mediation
Tier 3 for Real Estate Law

Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
Franchise Law
Mike Madigan, Rich Dahl, and Tom Harlan are superb attorneys whose services I have used for 30 years!
Alan Luthi – Applied Power
Franchise Law
I received what I believe to be the best legal and expert advice with Madigan, Dahl & Harlan through the sale of our business. I believe we absolutely maximized on the sale in all areas. I could not be more pleased!
Larry Ihle – Dexterity Dental
Franchise Law
The team at Madigan, Dahl & Harlan are the best. I work primarily with Rich Dahl and Blair Harrington. They are extremely driven and focused on their clients. Their hard work and commitment to the client produce excellent results. I refer everyone in need of legal advice to them confidently. They truly go above and beyond 100% of the time.
Richard Jackson – Green Planet
Franchise Law
Madigan, Dahl & Harlan is nationally respected and a go-to law practice in franchise law. Their knowledge of alcohol beverage franchise laws is second to none. Whenever there is a national issue in alcohol beverage franchise law, they are always consulted for legal guidance. They are very professional, personal and responsive. They are a model for other law firms to follow.
Paul MorrisseySr., President – Capitol Beverage Sales, L.P.
Franchise Law
Madigan, Dahl & Harlan are well versed on franchise laws. Their knowledge, experience, timeliness, attentiveness and professionalism go above and beyond my expectations. They are a pleasure to work with, and I depend on them.
Mike Bamonti, President & General Manager – J.J. Taylor Distributing Company of Minnesota, Inc.
Franchise Law
Madigan, Dahl & Harlan is a results oriented firm with a laser focus for the client. They have a strong professional team with a mid-western work ethic that provides comfort and assurance that they are working for you and with you. A strong combination of competence and expertise balanced with the highest in ethics and honorability; you want them on your side.
Craig Purser, President – National Beer Wholesalers Association
Franchise Law
Madigan, Dahl & Harlan is a client-focused firm that has provided us with value-added advice in the area of contracts, franchise laws, and state regulation. They work tirelessly to advocate for their clients in all areas of dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and mediation. As advocates for independent beer distribution businesses, I've watched them work tirelessly and smartly to move the ball forward for their clients with honesty, professionalism, and fairness.
Craig Purser, President – National Beer Wholesalers Association

Rankings

Metro Rankings

Minneapolis, MN
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 for Franchise Law
Tier 3 for Mediation
Tier 3 for Real Estate Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Demographics

Partners
Male: 4
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 2
Associates
Male: 1
Female: 1
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Female: 1
Paralegals
Female: 3

Main Location

Minneapolis, MN
33 South Sixth Street, Suite 3675
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States
612-604-2000 Call our Minneapolis, MN location at 612-604-2000 Get Directions Get directions to our Minneapolis, MN location

Management and Personnel

Administrator
Katherine Hubbard

Contacts

Firm Administrator
Katherine Hubbard
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