As a member of Messerli & Kramer’s corporate, real estate, and intellectual property groups, Draeke Weseman provides results-driven legal services to business clients. His practice is grounded in effective client service because he understands that today’s competitive business environment requires timeliness and efficiency.
Draeke promptly completes matters for clients and finds solutions his clients can rely on, so that they can make decisions and take next steps quickly and confidently. He understands his clients’ current business and future goals so that his advice accounts for clients’ immediate needs and long-term interests. Draeke provides understandable answers to client questions.
Draeke has spoken on business law and intellectual property topics at the Midwest Intellectual Property Institute, the Minnesota State Bar Association, William Mitchell College of Law, and Thomson Reuters’ WestLegalEd Center. He frequently speaks and presents on trademark topics. He has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal and the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal in connection with legal issues facing businesses. His academic writing on copyright law was featured by Wired.com.
As a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association Business Law section, Draeke worked with other attorneys to draft new legislation to create the public benefit corporation entity structure in Minnesota. As part of that drafting committee, Draeke received the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion. Draeke has also been involved in supporting the new equity-based crowdfunding legislation in Minnesota, called MNVest.
- U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
- William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2009
- University of Minnesota, B.A., 2003
- American Bar Association
- Hennepin County Bar Association
- Minnesota State Bar Association
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