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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.

 

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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.

Dennis Monroe Featured in the 2014 Dealmakers Issue of Franchise Times

Dennis Monroe, who received the Special Achievement award in this year’s Franchise Times Dealmakers project (see related article), is featured in the magazine’s April issue, which presents the twelve 2014 award winners. The Dealmakers awards recognize the boldest players driving mergers and acquisitions in franchising. The Lifetime Achievement award honors Dennis’s 30-year career in franchise […]

Monroe Moxness Berg Attorneys Named 2014 Franchise Times Legal Eagles

For another year running, seven Monroe Moxness Berg attorneys – Johh Berg, Rick Gibson, Dennis Monroe, Scott Husaby, Jim Wahl, Ryan Palmer, and Randy Evans – were named 2014 “Legal Eagles” by Franchise Times magazine in its April issue. This annual list is designed to identify the very best attorneys in the franchise community, as […]

RECENT

PUBLICATIONS

Monroe Moxness Berg PA’s professionals provide leading insight for the industries we serve. Based on our leadership, expertise, and experience, our professionals regularly publish articles in industry leading publications. Additionally, we provide periodic Outlooks and Newsletters to keep our clients and potential clients informed regarding mission-critical opportunities and risks. At Monroe Moxness Berg PA, going “above and beyond” is the norm, not the exception – More Than a Law Firm.

While the information provided in these publications is intended to be helpful in a general sense, it is not intended, nor should it be used, as a substitute for specific legal advice. An attorney-client relationship can only be formed after consultation with an attorney, and we encourage you to contact us with any specific legal questions.

What Lenders Want When Making Franchise Loans

  • April 21, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

  There is no doubt significant credit is available for the franchise community. This credit comes from different sources — large traditional lenders; sale/leaseback providers; smaller, niche lenders; unisource lenders; small or regional banks; private equity funds; individuals, and other sources. These lenders can be divided into four groups. This month’s column will discuss what […]

Regulators Continue to Target Employers for “Misclassifying” Employees as Independent Contractors

  • April 9, 2014
  • By Cliff Anderson Kristin Kingsbury Marcus Urlaub

  Federal and state regulators show no signs of backing off their effort to crack down on the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Through a “Misclassification Initiative,” the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) continues to actively engage state regulators in a joint effort to investigate and enforce provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act […]

Some New Thoughts on Labor Costs

  • March 21, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

I’ve been reading everything I can to come to my own conclusions about proper approaches regarding impending increased labor costs for the restaurant industry. I also talk daily with multi-unit operators to get their take. The threats for increased labor costs are from multiple sources, including minimum wage at the local, state and federal level; […]

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