Business & Commercial

When you need a lawyer and the stakes are high, you want Gaskins Bennett Birrell, LLP. Our commercial litigation attorneys are responsive, reliable, and have a wide variety of experience representing clients in business and commercial disputes at the trial and appellate levels. These matters have included class actions with national ramifications, large multi-party disputes, and significant, complex individual claims. We have acted both as lead and local counsel, and have coordinated local actions with related lawsuits in other jurisdictions.

We have successfully represented defendants in derivative and PSLRA actions, along with related internal investigations. We have also successfully represented clients involved in disputes about securities lending, unfair competition, non-compete agreements, patent licensing and infringement, trade secrets, eminent domain, agriculture, construction, real estate development, environmental concerns, debtors’ rights, and creditors’ remedies.

Securities Lending Disputes

Unfair Competition

Non-Compete Agreements

Patent Licensing & Infringement

Trade Secrets

Eminent Domain



Real Estate Development

Environmental Concerns

Debtors' Rights

Creditors' Remedies

Contact our battle tested team

A highly respected, trial-focused law firm, our members include three attorneys elected to membership in the American College of Trial Lawyers, and numerous attorneys designated “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. We have decades of trial and appellate experience, and the good judgment such experience brings.

Our Attorneys are resourceful, tough, and committed to our clients’ interests, and we have the ability to keep the orders, verdicts and judgments we obtain on appeal.

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