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Daniel GrimsrudDaniel Grimsrud
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. In his role as outside general counsel and in quarterbacking M&A transactions, Dan offers a holistic point of view together with thoughtful and practical advice on the variety of issues our clients face, including structure and governance, contract and regulatory matters, tax, and transition and transaction planning and execution.

Dan considers himself a professional puzzler and believes the practice of law is a team sport. He makes it a priority to involve other members of the firm where appropriate and to foster collaboration with our clients and their employees and advisors in order to strategically assemble the unique pieces of each puzzle they face.

  • Representing buyers, sellers and other constituents in M&A transactions involving amounts ranging from a few hundred thousand to several hundred million dollars.
  • Listening attentively to and speaking candidly about a client's goals and objectives.
  • Understanding the personal and practical realities for each client.
  • Designing and implementing various strategic initiatives to improve tax, operational and governance efficiency and facilitate transition planning.
  • Collaborating with other client advisors.
  • Planning and executing a variety of corporate reorganizations, including tax-free spinoffs, combinations and conversions involving multiple entities and owners.
  • Resolving shareholder disputes, including through litigation where necessary.
  • Detangling family shareholder matters with empathy and using emotional intelligence to understand the dynamics of both the business and the people behind the business.
  • Securing federal, state and local approval for client transactions and initiatives.
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