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Elaine MikelElaine Mikel
Elaine K. Mikel
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.341.9734
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I pride myself on making complicated legal issues approachable. I do my best to help my clients ask the right questions, often the ones they do not know to ask.

Elaine is an associate in the Business & Corporate Law, Private Wealth Planning and Real Estate practice groups. She focuses on the intersections of these areas and their deeply intertwined issues.

In her diverse experience, Elaine has clerked in civil and criminal court, exposing her to litigation issues that arise across her specified practice areas; practiced in secured transactions representing a number of banks assisting small businesses; and worked on corporate governance and reorganization, buy-sell agreements, intercompany administrative agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and a number of other related issues that arise in closely-held businesses. Elaine works with her clients to consider the long-term effects of each business and individual decision, including how to prepare their future estate.

Elaine has worked on a number of deals for closely-held businesses ranging from small and simple to larger, more complex business dealings. With a thorough understanding of each of her practice areas, Elaine is uniquely able to approach businesses and individuals in all matters, allowing for expedited, thought-provoking services and creative solutions. She enjoys working with businesses owners and individuals to determine their goals and they ultimate legacy they desire to leave.

  • Prepare corporate governance documents and reorganize corporations to best protect and categorize assets.
  • Represent clients through stock split, stock purchases, and preparing buy-sell agreements to help with future control of companies. 
  • Represent clients in the purchase, sale, and leasing of properties.
  • Represent a number of banks with commercial, private, and small business administration 7a loans and accompanying instruments. 
Related Practices
University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2020, J.D., Emphasis in Compliance
University of Oxford, 2018, J.D. Certificate, International and European Union Law
Gustavus Adolphus College, 2013, B.A., Humanities and Religion with a minor in Peace Studies
State of Minnesota
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Professional Associations
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
After Hours

I enjoy travel and diving deep into other cultural practices and traditions. I have studied at Oxford, taught fine arts in Italy, taught English in Costa Rica, worked in orphanages in Israel and Jordan, and the list goes on. As much as I have thought I was contributing to my destinations, each destination has, rather, contributed to who I am. I enjoy fitness and being outdoors, especially when it involves chasing my son and/or bonfires with my family. When I get time to myself, I am out with my friends either working out, reading philosophy, or enjoying good wine or beer.