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For more than 40 years, many of America’s best known concepts and emerging brands as well as businesses and residents of Minnesota and neighboring states have relied on Monroe Moxness Berg for legal and financial acumen in business law, finance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, franchise and distribution, real estate and land use, employment, tax, estate and financial planning, wealth preservation and commercial litigation.

We embrace innovation and take a multi-disciplinary approach to serving our clients. Our attorneys draw on diverse professional experience, and many hold advanced degrees in business, finance and taxation. Our collective business orientation is the principal source of unparalleled value to our clients.

We look forward to serving you for many years to come.


INNOVATIVE APPROACH

From the firm’s inception in 1969, Monroe Moxness Berg PA has redefined “innovative” in legal and professional services.


CORE VALUES

We value and maintain our client relationships by cultivating trust and confidence through actions that consistently serve the best interest of the client.

 

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON BUSINESS

A NATIONAL FOLLOWING WITH LOCAL ROOTS

PRACTICE

AREAS

Monroe Moxness Berg has acquired a national reputation for its innovative work in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and concept growth, protection and development in multi-unit retail, restaurant and hospitality industries. We are also firmly rooted in Minnesota and deeply committed to our regional clients, bringing the expertise we gain in our national practice to support individuals, businesses and organizations in our state and in the Upper Midwest.
NEWS &

EVENTS

Monroe Moxness Berg PA professionals are industry leaders and serve in a number of capacities. Below, please find some of the latest news related to the firm in general as well as our participation in national conferences.

Ryan Palmer to Moderate Panel on Franchise Lending at BoeFly Conference

Ryan Palmer will moderate a panel “Franchise Lending Today” at the Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference organized by BoeFly on October 1 in Philadelphia. The panelists are Kate Bartosik, team leader at FRANdata; David Dickson, district director at SBA; Brian Burke, national SBA lending director at Community Reinvestment Fund, USA; and David Nayor, co-president of BoeFly. […]

MMB Attorneys to Speak at Hotel & Hospitality Conference

Monroe Moxness Berg attorneys will present panels on employment issues and on current legal trends in the hotel and hospitality industry at the upcoming Hotel & Hospitality conference, organized by the Minnesota Real Estate Journal. The conference takes place on September 17 at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley, MN. For more information […]

New Associate Brad Cashman Joins Monroe Moxness Berg

Monroe Moxness Berg welcomes Brad Cashman, who has joined the firm as an associate with Corporate Finance/Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate practices. Brad has broad experience with financing, corporate and real estate issues and represents clients in commercial financing matters, real estate transactions, entity formation (including partnership agreements, member control or LLC operating agreements, […]

RECENT

PUBLICATIONS

The information in the articles and other publications that follow is intended to be helpful in a general sense. To the best of our knowledge, the information was current at the time we published it, but because laws change and circumstances vary, you should not rely on the information as legal advice. Your review of the materials below does not establish an attorney-client relationship with Monroe Moxness Berg PA or any of its attorneys.

Transition Time in the Restaurant Industry

  • September 23, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

In the last couple of years we have seen a proliferation of early-stage franchisees selling. Most of these sellers are entrepreneurs and have spent their lives growing a concept. Most notably, we have seen this transition in the Applebee’s, Hardee’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, KFC and Burger King systems. Many of these sales have been to […]

Use of Benefit Corporations by the Restaurant Industry

  • August 22, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

  Benefit Corporations (BCs) are not limited liability companies, C corporations, S corporations or partnerships. They are a new type of entity that is becoming more popular as many states pass legislation to establish them. The sustainable business movement is having an impact on investment, and social enterprise sectors are developing rapidly, particularly in the […]

Creative Uses of Friends and Family for Funding

  • July 22, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

  A recent article in the Small Business section of the Wall Street Journal, “Local Investing Takes Off” (June 12, 2014), caught my attention. The tagline was, “More entrepreneurs are turning to a new source of funds: their neighbors.” The article discussed various local sources of financing and how many entrepreneurs have obtained seed money. […]

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