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Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.


Minnesota, United States
www.winthrop.com
(P) 612-604-6400
(F) 612-604-6800
sdongoske@winthrop.com

Winthrop & Weinstine is a responsive and dynamic corporate business and commercial litigation law firm focused on building strong client relationships through shared values and commitment to excellence. A "Top 10 Law Firm" in Minnesota, with more than 140 attorneys in more than 25 practice areas, the firm's clients experience responsive, service-driven attorneys who passionately champion client issues, using innovation rather than outmoded tradition and creativity rather than standard formulas. The firm enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its clients from individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune 500 companies in an impressive array of industries throughout the Twin Cities, nationally and internationally.


Contact(s)
David M. Aafedt
Shareholder
(612) 604-6447
daafedt@winthrop.com

Scott J. Dongoske
Managing Partner
(612) 604-6565
sdongoske@winthrop.com

Aimée D. Dayhoff
Shareholder
(612) 604-6444
adayhoff@winthrop.com

Address(es)
Capella Tower, Suite 3500
225 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Practices
Antitrust
Audits
Charitable fraud
Compliance and enforcement
Compliance training
Consumer protection
Distribution practices
Franchise disputes
FTC regulation and enforcement
Litigation
Marketing
Mergers and acquisitions
Pricing policies
Private treble damage and injunction actions
Robinson-Patman Act
Sherman Act
State antitrust laws
Trade associations
Unfair competition/trade practices
Banking and finance
Acquisitions and mergers
Agricultural financing
Asset based loans
Bankruptcy financing
Branch acquisitions
Bridge loans
Commercial loans
Convertible and hybrid securities
Credit enhancements for bond financing
Electronic funds transfer
Enforcement of loan documentation
Equipment finance
Equity line of credit financing
Factoring of receivables
Hedging transactions
High yield debt
Lease financing
Lender liability
Lender liability and consumer credit
Letters of credit
Loan documentation
Loan workouts
Mezzanine lending
Mortgage banking
Participation agreements
Private equity fund formation
Private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions
Rate management transactions
Regulatory matters
REIT financing
SBA Section 504 lending
Secured loans
Securitizations
Subscription line of credit financings
Syndicated revolving and term credit facilities
Technology and intellectual property financing
Trust preferred securities
Bankruptcy/creditor's rights/insolvency
Accounts receivable collections
Adversary proceedings
Avoidance actions
Chapter 11 reorganizations
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases
Collections
Committee representation
Contested plan confirmations
Creditor representation
Creditor's litigation
Debtor in Possession Financing (DIP)
Debtor representation
Deficiency judgment actions
Discovery in aid of execution
Financing
Foreclosures
Garnishments
Liquidation
Mechanics liens
Receiverships
Refinancing
Replevin of personal property
Representation of purchasers of assets in bankruptcy
Securitizations
Sheriff's sales
Tax sales
Workouts
Construction
Alternate dispute resolution
Arbitration
Commercial development
Contracts and contract disputes
Energy performance contracting
Errors & omissions claims
Federal and state regulation
Financing
Insurance coverage
Liability defense
Litigation
Mechanics' liens
Mediation
Negotiations
Public procurement
Surety issues
Workers compensation
Corporate/business
1940 Act
Angel investments
Anti-takeover defenses/poison pills
Asset acquisitions and divestitures
Asset-based and cash flow lending transactions
Audit committee representation
Capitalization transactions
Captive insurance
Convertible and hybrid securities
Corporate governance
D & O responsibilities
Debt and equity financings
Distribution arrangements
Divestitures
E-commerce
Entity formation/governance
Equity line of credit financings
ESOPS and reverse ESOPS
Exit strategies
Family businesses
Franchise
Fund formation
General corporate counsel
Going-private transactions
Government contracts
Hart-Scott-Rodino analysis and notification
Hostile takeovers
Import/export
Insurance issues
Investment company act issues
Investor relations
IPO's/private offerings
Joint ventures and strategic alliances
Leveraged buyouts
Licensing, distribution and general contract matters
Liquidations
Mergers and acquisitions
Mezzanine financing
Preferred and common stock placements
Private equity/venture capital
Private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions
Proxy contests/annual shareholder meetings
Public finance
Public offerings
Recapitalizations
Registration exemptions
Rescission offers
Section 13(d) reports
Securities
Seed capital transactions
Shareholder agreements
Software licensing
Spinoffs of subsidiaries and divisions
Start-up and emerging growth companies
Stock agreements
Stock option plans and restricted stock agreements
Stockholder/partner/LLC disputes
Strategic planning
Succession issues
Syndications
Taxable and tax-free exchanges, mergers and consolidations
Technology/life sciences
Tender offers
Venture capital
Copyright protection and transfer matters
Licensing
Media
Music
Environmental
Acquisitions and financings
Air pollution
Asbestos
Brownfields
California Commission and Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) permits and enforcement
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
CERCLA/RCRA
Cessation of regulated operations
Chapter 21E
Chesapeake Bay Act
Clean Air Act
Clean up and remediation
Compliance auditing
Conservation easements
Development entitlements
Drainage issues
Due diligence
Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance and enforcement
Grayfields
Ground and surface water
Hazardous waste
Insurance coverage
Land application of biosolids
Landfill permitting, regulation and operation
Lead-based paint
Lender liability
Litigation
Mold
National Environmental Protection Act
Ohio EPA
Oil Pollution Act
Permitting & compliance
Pesticides
Potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in hazardous clean-up
Public funding of private remediation
Radiation safety
Regulatory
Release reporting and notification
Superfund
Toxic Substances Control Act
Toxic tort defense
Underground storage tanks
Universal wastes
US Army corps of engineers
Vapor intrusion
Water pollution
Waterfront development
Wetlands
Worker and community right-to-know
Estate Planning & Administration / Trusts
Accumulation, preservation and distribution of wealth
Administration of probate estates, trusts and foundations
Charitable giving strategies
Estate and wealth preservation planning and administration
Estate, gift, generation skipping tax
Federal income tax/Estate/Gift tax in business
Income tax planning
Life insurance planning
Private foundations
Succession planning - family owned/closely held businesses
Franchise
Franchise systems
Licensing, distribution and supply chain
Litigation
Regulatory
Government relations
Administrative law
Annexation
Association management
Audits
Authority formation
Bond counsel
Coalition building - grassroots/grasstops
Competitive bidding/Public works
Constitutional law
Crisis management
Economic development, planning and finance
Election law
Eminent domain
Ethics and conflict of interest
Federal and state local government relations
FOIA
Government immunity
Home rule chapter
Issue advocacy
Legislative
Advocacy
Economic development
Issue tracking and monitoring
Strategy
Litigation
Government access/open records
State and federal court
Lobbying
Permits, strategy and entitlements
Police policy and procedures
Political action committees
Procurement
Public law
Contracts
Public utilities commission
Risk management
Health care
ADA Compliance
Business formation and organization
Corporate compliance
Facility licensure, accreditation, certification
HIPAA compliance
Hospital governance
Lobbying
Managed care
Medical and organizational ethics
Mergers, sales, acquisitions and reorganizations
Nursing homes/Long term care facilities
Organizational governance and responsibilty
Physician recruitment, employment, service contracts
Provider licensure
State and federal regulation
Structuring and entity formation
Tax-exempt organization qualification and preservation
Terminations, suspensions, restrictions
Insurance coverage
Contracts
Federal and state regulatory agencies
Mergers & acquisitions
Non-profit healthcare entities
Operating structures for medical companies
Litigation
Medical staff and managed care
Medical malpractice
Medical malpractice defense
Hospitality
Business
Contracts
Corporate ownership, control and management
Emerging business
Executive compensation
Operations
Private and public financing
Hotels and resort properties
Immigration
Employment-based immigration matters
Immigration labor laws
Immigration services for colleges and universities
Immigration services for the health care industry
Immigration services for the multi-national company
Investor/Entrepreneur VISAS
Naturalization and citizenship
Temporary and permanent visas (H, L, O)
Intellectual property
Acquisition due diligence
Advertising
Anti-piracy litigation
Business methods and e-commerce
Carriage of broadcast signals by cable and DBS operators
Clearance review
Confidentiality/ non-disclosure agreements
Copyright - advice, registration and litigation
Data ownership
Development agreements
Information technology
Infringement
Internet and e-commerce
Internet privacy and information use policies and counseling
IP issues in business transactions
Lanham Act litigation
Licensing and technology, distribution agreements
Litigation (patent, trademark, trade secret litigation)
Maintenance/support agreements
Network hardware and software purchase and installation agreements
Non-compete covenants
Opinions
Patent infringement defense
Piracy claims
Privacy
Retransmission consent agreements
Software agreements
Technology transactions
Trade dress
Trade secrets
Transfer and assignment
USPTO inter partes
Warranty claims
Web-related contracts
International/International trade
Project development
Technology
Labor, employment & employee benefits
Affirmative Action and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Arbitration
Civil rights
Class actions
COBRA & HIPAA Compliance
Compliance advice
Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA)
Constitutional claims
Contracts
Defamation
Disability Discrimination & Accommodation (ADA)
Discipline and discharge
Discrimination claims (Title VII, ADEA, Section 1981)
DOL compliance
Downsizing and layoffs
Drug and alcohol testing
Employee stock ownership plans
Employment contracts & independent contractors
ERISA compliance
Fiduciary duty claims
Plan mergers and terminations
Executive compensation
Family and Medical Leave (FLMA)
FLSA issues
Handbooks and policies
Hiring procedures
Hirings, separations, layoffs and terminations
Immigration guidance for employers
Insurance coverage and disputes
Internal investigations
IRS compliance
Litigation
Mediation
Military leave (USERRA)
Non-competition, confidentiality, and trade secrets
Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA)
Pension and benefits
Privacy
Public employers' special concerns
Recordkeeping
Reduction in force compliance and defense
Retaliation and whistleblower claims
Sexual harassment
Training programs
Unemployment compensation hearings
Unemployment tax and benefits
Unfair labor practice defense
Union relations
Wage and hour
Worker Adjustment and Retaining Notification Act
Workers compensation
Workplace violence
Wrongful termination
Litigation
Alternative dispute resolution
Appellate
Arbitration
Class actions
Conspiracy
Construction defects
Contracts
Defamation
Employment covenants
Fidelity and surety law
Fraud
Insurance bad faith
Lender liability claims
Mediation
Product liability
Professional negligence
Retail premises liability
Securities arbitration and compliance
Shareholder derivative actions
Will contests
Workers' compensation
Wrongful death
Bankruptcy
Business and corporate disputes
Church and day care center liability
Class actions
Commercial
Condemnation
Conspiracy
Constitutional
Corporate governance and investigations
Dealer and distributor
Deceptive trade practices
Defamation
Defense of M&A and JV agreements
E-Discovery and Document Management
Election law
Eminent domain
Fidelity and surety
Fiduciary duty
Financial fraud
First amendment
Franchise
Fraud
Gaming
Gaming
Government access/open records
Government contracts and competitive bidding
Governmental entities
Hazardous waste site proceedings
Insurance bad faith
Internet
Investigative and enforcement proceedings
Labor exemptions
Land use
Libel, slander and violation of privacy
Media and telecommunications
Minority stockholders
Non-compete litigation
Oil and gas
Open meeting/public records
Patent related antitrust abuse
Personal injury
Premises liability
Pro bono
Probate & trust litigation
Product liability
Public contracts
Qui Tam
Real estate
Regulated industries
Retail premises liability
RICO
Securities
Shareholder derivative actions
State action immunity
Surety coverage
Tax abatement
Technology
Title disputes/insurance
Tort Defense litigation
Contract disputes
Contract disputes
Dramshop
Negligence
Products liability
Toxic Tort
Mold litigation
Water law litigation
White collar criminal defense
Antitrust, environmental, and RICO crimes
Business and financial fraud
Criminal, civil or administrative laws and regulations
Defense procurement fraud
Federal criminal defense
Fraud investigations
Government investigations/White collar crime
Healthcare, securities and tax fraud
International crime
Public corruption
Will contests
Media & communications
Advertising and trade regulations
Cable franchise agreements
Cable, satellite, web-streaming and satellite carriage of television signals
Copyright and intellectual property
Dark and light fiber optic network agreements
Federal and state political broadcastings rules
Libel and slander
Low-power FM-radio
Media ownership
Network affiliation agreements
OSHA and FCC radiation regulations
Outdoor advertising
Privacy, wiretapping, freedom of information issues
Syndicated program exclusivity
Telemarketing
Television/radio regulation and deregulation
Professional liability
Breach of fiduciary duty claims [corporate and ERISA]
Defense of claims/litigation
Accountants
Adjusters
Ambulatory care clinics
Architects
Construction managers
Corporate directors & officers
Designers/Builders
Engineers
Financial advisors
House & termite inspection companies
Insurance agents and brokers
Investment counselors
Lawyers
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Real estate agents & brokers
Registered representatives
Securities brokers & dealers
Surveyors
Title Insurers
Dentists
ERISA violations
Malpractice coverage and defense
Physicians
Professional negligence
Securities violations
Public finance
Bond financing transactions
Constitutional issues
Counsel
Bond insurer's
Bond investor's
Disclosure
Letter of credit
Low income housing tax credit
Nonprofit corporation
Special tax
Underwriter's
Credit enhancements for bond financing
Economic development tax incentives
Financing
Airport financing
Higher education
Major Infrastructure Financing
Multi-family housing
Roads and highways
Sports stadium financing
Industrial development authorities
Issuer advisory services
Municipal bond investments
Municipal financing and bonds
Public/Private partnership tax-exempt bonds
Public Utilities
Energy
Gas & electric
Wind
Pipelines - gas & hazardous liquids
Telecommunications
Cable
Competitive (CLEC)
Incumbent (ILEC)
Interexchange (IXC)
ISP/ESP/DLEC
VoIP
Wireless
Wireline
Water
Wastewater treatment
Real estate
Abatements
Affordable and multifamily housing
HUD financing
Low-income housing
Condemnation
Condominiums, cooperatives and PUDs
Design/Build joint ventures
Developer representation
Disposition
Eminent domain
Energy issues
Entitlements
County
Federal
Municipal
State
Equity investments
Exempt financings
Finance
Financing
Commercial
Industrial
Utilities financing
Financing acquisition
Historic rehabilitation projects
Historic tax credit
Hotels
Increment financings
Industrial
Infrastructure development
Joint ventures
Land use
Landlord and tenant representation
Leasing
Commercial
Residential
Lending
Construction
Real estate
Liens
Construction
Landlord/tenant lien property disputes
Mechanics
Management
Manufactured housing (Mobile Home) parks
Multiproperty financings
Multistate financings
Office buildings
Oil and gas permitting and exploration
Permitting
Planned unit developments
Property valuation
REIT's
Sale/Lease-back transactions
Student housing
Syndications
Synthetic lease financings
Tax
Appeals
Deferred exchanges
Planning
Title
Clearance
Insurance
Troubled properties
Water rights
Workouts, foreclosures, bankruptcies
Zoning
Sports
Negotiation and interpretation of players' and coaches' contracts
NFL and player arbitration
Stadium lease negotiations
Tax issues
Ticket disputes
Tax
Bank shares
Business acquisition planning
Charitable giving strategies
Corporate taxation
Corporate/business tax disputes
Domestic
Employee benefits
ERISA
Employment tax audits
Gross receipts
Entity selection and formation
IRS administrative examinations and appeals
Like-kind exchanges
Litigation tax controversies
Private letter rulings
Local tax
Nonprofit tax exempt organizations
Structure and entity formation
Tax exempt status
Tax free reorganization
Occupational licenses and severance taxes
Partnership taxation
Representation
Ruling requests
Sales and Use
State taxes
Ad valorem
Conveyance
Corporate
Exemptions
Incentives
Sales
Use
Tax deferred real estate exchanges
Tax-Deferred Reorganizations
Taxpayer representation
Business transactions
Commercial loans, leases and workouts
Structuring of business transactions
Transportation
Aerospace
Airports
Aviation
Liability defense
Ownership, leasing and operating issues
Insurance coverage and defense
Intra and interstate commerce
Mediation
Trucking
Workers compensation
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