Best & Flanagan


Daniel L. Grimsrud


Dan is a partner at Best & Flanagan and the chair of the firm’s Business Law section.  Dan advises privately held companies, tax exempt organizations and Native American tribes on a variety of issues, including structure and governance, contract and regulatory matters, tax and transition planning and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Dan works with members of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution team to identify and implement practical solutions to governance and management disputes.

At Best & Flanagan, we believe that trust and understanding are the cornerstones of successful client relationships, and we make it a priority get to know our clients – not just what they do, but who they are – so that we can deliver high quality legal services tailored to meet their needs and suit their style.


  • University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 2003
  • University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, B.B.A, Finance and Accounting, 1999

Practice Areas


  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Indian Tribes & Gaming
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit Organizations


  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association