Richard R. Gibson

A shareholder at Monroe Moxness Berg, Rick represents and advises businesses, business owners and financial institutions. In addition to acting as general corporate counsel, Rick regularly assists clients in the negotiation and completion of business transactions including:

  • Acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • Equity investments
  • Financing transactions
  • General corporate
  • Business controversies
  • Entity formation
  • Joint ventures

For clients in need of business, tax and finance counsel, Rick has more than 20 years of experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting business, corporate finance and commercial real estate transactions, including merger and acquisition and financing transactions involving senior debt, subordinated debt, secured indebtedness, private equity, venture capital, mezzanine and securitized financing. Rick’s tax practice focuses on tax planning and counsel to partnerships, corporations, individuals, flow-through entities and tax matters involving business and real estate transactions, business successions and tax controversies.

As a participant in the firm’s multi-unit and franchise finance practice, Rick speaks at business conferences and key industry events, and contributes to franchise finance industry publications. He was honored by Franchise Times as one of franchising’s top 125 “Legal Eagles.” Rick has also been selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine.

In addition to earning a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota, Rick is a certified public accountant (inactive) who began his career with the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Areas of Practice

Business Law
Corporate Finance/Mergers and Acquisitions
Estate and Trust; Guardianship/Conservatorship
Real Estate
Tax Planning
Wealth Preservation


Minnesota State Bar
U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota
U.S. Tax Court


Arizona State University B.S., Finances, 1982
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1985


Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
American Bar Association Member: Tax Section

News & Events

Monroe Moxness Berg Attorneys Named 2015 Franchise Times Legal Eagles

Rick Gibson’s Remarks on Restaurant M&As Quoted in Franchise Times

MMB Attorneys to Speak at Restaurant Finance & Development Conference

Monroe Moxness Berg and Valuation Research Corporation to Present Webcast on Valuing Franchises

Monroe Moxness Berg Attorneys Discuss Craft Brewing Business and Fast Casual Restaurants at Retail & Restaurant Summit

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