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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, estate planning and financial planning, taxation, wealth preservation, real estate, land use, employment 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.

MMB Attorneys to Speak at Restaurant Finance & Development Conference

Monroe Moxness Berg attorneys are among the speakers at the 25th annual Restaurant Finance & Development Conference in Las Vegas on November 10-12. The conference is the industry’s “must attend” event for growth-minded restaurant company owners and executives focused on the restaurant business. Rick Gibson will be a panelist in the workshop “What You Need […]

Ryan Palmer Moderates Panel on Franchise Lending at BoeFly Conference

Ryan Palmer moderated a panel “Franchise Lending Today” at the Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference organized by BoeFly on October 1 in Philadelphia. The panelists were 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. The […]

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.

Funding True Restaurants

  • October 17, 2014
  • By Dennis Monroe

There are three types of financing in the restaurant industry. The first source of financing is the public sector, and it gets all the press and discussions that typically surround an initial public offering or merger and acquisition. The second is what I would call macro financing, which encompasses large transactions, capital markets and lenders […]

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 […]

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