A Zealous, Pragmatic and Driven Approach to Litigation

We are committed to helping our clients resolve disputes as early, effectively and economically as possible. Our litigation attorneys understand that successful litigation includes managing costs and preserving desired relationships while advocating for the client’s best interests. Our trial attorneys devote themselves to serving each client’s unique needs.

We’re dedicated to giving our clients energetic and well-considered representation at every stage of litigation. We do this through investigating the nature of each legal problem presented, careful analysis of the issues, legal negotiation and, if required, trial. We represent our clients in appellate matters as well.

We handle complex cases in state and federal courts, arbitrations and before state and federal administrative agencies. We’re driven to win for our clients in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our litigation services include:

  • Arbitration
  • Boundary disputes
  • Business disputes
  • Commercial bankruptcy
  • Commercial disputes
  • Commercial litigation
  • Condemnation and eminent domain
  • Construction
  • Construction disputes
  • Contracts
  • Contract disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Employment law
  • Environmental litigation
  • Injuries and accidents
  • Insurance coverage
  • Insurance defense
  • Insurance disputes
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor law
  • Land use and zoning
  • Mediation
  • Municipal
  • Municipal defense
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Property disputes and boundaries
  • Real estate
  • Shareholder rights and disputes
  • Tax
  • Trust and estate disputes
  • Workers’ compensation


Hanft Fride Litigation Attorneys

Leah L. Fisher


Robin C. Merritt


R. Thomas Torgerson


Scott A. Witty