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Business Litigation Associate


This posting is for our Business Litigation Associate opening in our Minneapolis office’s Business Litigation Group


Founded in 1965, Messerli Kramer is a top-20 law firm in Minnesota, with offices in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Plymouth, along with satellite offices in Denver, Milwaukee and Omaha.  We have a well- earned reputation within the business community of providing sound, reasoned and comprehensive legal advice.  With an emphasis on building lasting relationships with our clients, our professionals take the time to listen and understand their legal issues within the larger framework of their business as a whole.  Known for our dedication and responsiveness, our attorneys and staff are focused on finding pragmatic solutions and producing remarkable results for our clients.

Messerli Kramer serves individuals and businesses through three unique, yet complementary divisions. We represent a variety of clients across a series of practice groups:  Banking and Finance, Business Litigation, Corporate and Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate and Family Law. This Business Litigation Associate position will be housed in our renowned Business Litigation Group.

Position Details

We have an opening for an experienced Associate Attorney in our fast-paced Business Litigation Department. The successful candidate must have exceptional legal research, writing, and critical thinking abilities; high academic achievement; excellent verbal and written advocacy at motion hearings and trial; and the capacity to organize, prioritize and multi-task. Minimum of 3-8 years business litigation experience, with the ability to focus on business development success, is preferred.


  • 3-8 years of experience with dealing with complex business litigation and employment labor matters
  • Experience conducting discovery, including written and deposition discovery
  • Experience mediating and negotiating case settlements
  • Ability to prepare pleadings, motions, briefs and other legal documents
  • Must have very strong legal writing and analytical skills


We offer a comprehensive salary, one of the best benefit packages in the industry, and the opportunity to work with commensurate professionals who are experts in their field. We are looking for excellent attorneys who are self-starters, entrepreneurial and detail oriented.


If you are a motivated and talented attorney who is looking for a new opportunity, please apply with your resume and salary expectations to:


Messerli Kramer is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Messerli Kramer to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.