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Daniel L. Grimsrud
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.349.5692
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Dan serves as an advisor to privately held companies and tax exempt organizations of all shapes and sizes, providing thoughtful and practical advice 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.

Dan believes that the practice of law is a team sport and makes it a priority to involve other members of the firm where appropriate and to foster cooperation and collaboration with our clients and their employees and advisors.


Representative engagements include:

  • Completion of dozens of M&A transactions representing buyers, sellers and other constituents in transactions involving amounts ranging from a few hundred thousand to several hundred million dollars.
  • Planning and execution of a variety of corporate reorganizations, including tax-free spinoffs, combinations and conversions involving multiple entities and owners.
  • Resolution of shareholder disputes, including several litigated matters.
  • Design and implementation of various strategic initiatives to improve tax, operational and governance efficiency and facilitate transition planning.
  • Securing federal, state and local approval for client transactions and initiatives.
  • Negotiating with taxing authorities to resolve income and sales tax disputes.
Related Practices
University of Minnesota, 2003, J.D., cum laude
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 1999, B.B.A, Finance and Accounting
State of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
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Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
Community Associations
  • Jeremiah Program, Board Member

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Best & Flanagan has implemented a remote work plan beginning Monday, March 16.  We hope we will be able to re-open our physical office and resume normal operations by Monday, March 30. We are committed to putting our clients first as we face this unprecedented challenge and uncertainty. To learn more about our remote work plan, please read our latest update.