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MONROE MOXNESS BERG
A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON BUSINESS
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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 Office Design Featured in Finance and Commerce

In a June 17 article “Making the Case for Open Design,” Franchise and Commerce looks at the Monroe Moxness Berg office design as a departure from the traditional design elements associated with law firms. In place of dark wood paneling, heavy wood furniture and thick carpeting, the firm opted for “glass-walled offices that admit abundant […]

Dennis Monroe Sees Bright Prospects for Agra Culture

In his June/July Foodservice News review column, Dennis Monroe turns his attention to Agra Culture Kitchen & Press, a “polished fast casual” concept with three Twin Cities locations, serving healthy, sustainable fare. As usual, Dennis’s review focuses not so much on the cuisine as on the restaurant’s overall business proposition, assessed on the basis of […]

Dennis Monroe Reviews Salt Cellar Restaurant from Business Perspective

In his monthly Foodservice News column, Dennis Monroe offers a review of St. Paul’s Salt Cellar restaurant. Once again, the review focuses not on the cuisine but on the restaurant’s overall business proposition, assessed on the basis of specific criteria (see the initial column in the series for more information). The review considers the quality […]

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.

Two Key Franchise Issues: Development Rights and Capital Expenditures

  • June 23, 2015
  • By Dennis Monroe

When you review the Top 200 list [Restaurant Finance Monitor‘s annual list of 200 top franchisees], you realize the big influence franchisees have on their franchise systems. Nonetheless, there’s always some tension between franchisor and franchisee. This often appears in two areas: development rights and required capex for remodels, upgrades or new equipment. Development Rights: […]

Revisiting the Convenience of Community Banks

  • May 27, 2015
  • By Dennis Monroe

Recently I spoke at a conference to lawyers on the current status of community banking, and it got me thinking about how much things have changed on that front for the restaurant industry. The federal regulations primarily directed at larger banks have trickled down to affect small community banks. As a consequence, these banks have […]

Insurance Crafted for Brewing: Specialized Types of Coverage for Brewery Operations

  • April 23, 2015
  • By Marc Cohen

Our guest contributor Marc Cohen is a risk consultant with the Property & Casualty department at Bearence Management Group. All businesses follow the same general principles of insurance, and some of those businesses will be entirely covered by the basic policies – general liability, property, auto, and workers compensation. But because breweries are unique, they […]

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