Doug’s familiarity with accounting principles benefits his work in business valuation disputes, class actions and litigation involving corporate governance.


Individuals and companies, both plaintiffs and defendants, rely on Doug to represent them in complex business and class action litigation involving insurance, products liability, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, franchise and distributorships, fraud, and consumer protection. He has defended clients in regulatory examinations, investigations and enforcement proceedings involving insurance, fraud and securities.

Doug’s cases frequently involve franchise agreements, breaches of contract and warranties, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. He has conducted internal investigations relating to securities fraud, alleged fraud involving government programs, regulatory and enforcement issues and violations of insurance and securities laws. Additionally, he frequently advises companies to minimize class action and regulatory risk.


Doug represents dealerships and others in franchise and distribution disputes.

He defends individuals and companies in regulatory enforcement matters, especially those concerning securities and insurance issues.

Committed to pro bono, Doug has been recognized for his service to those who need legal representation. He also supports local public education in his community.

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Selected to the 2023, 2024 editions of Best Lawyers in America©

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Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association


  • Minnesota


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A., Accounting, with distinction, 1990

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