Doug Ramler, Gray Plant Mooty

Starting a new company is hard work, and even the best-laid business plans go awry with alarming frequency. We’re in no mood to recount any of the depressing statistics that suggest most businesses fail during the first few years of life. Read More

Left: Elliot Ginsburg, Hop Law. Right: Jim Watkins,Co-founder, Sociable Cider Werks.

Breweries are all the rage in Minnesota these days. From taprooms to growlers to booze-funded block parties, the Twin Cities drinking scene is experiencing a renaissance. Read More

Donald Chance Mark, Jr.

Donald Chance Mark, Jr. could see it coming. Read More

Gray Plant Mooty attorney Mike Cohen

For companies across the state, no matter the industry, adhering to data privacy laws is an important part of day-to-day business. Read More

Advisor: Bradley Weber of Aspiriant

On July 1, Minnesota became one of only two states (the other is Connecticut) with a gift tax, part of the overall gift, estate, and income tax changes in the Omnibus Tax Bill (OTB) signed in May by Governor Mark Dayton. Read More
For the past 30 years or so, David Moran has been assisting small and midsize Minnesota companies. A shareholder in the Minneapolis law firm Winthrop & Weinstine, he's helped his clients with mergers, acquisitions, real estate, and the like. Read More