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Patrick J. Neaton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Eminent Domain Attorney in Chanhassen, MN

Neaton & Puklich, PLLP
7975 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 120
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: 952-258-8444
Fax: 952-258-9988
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Eminent Domain, Employment & Labor: Employee, Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

Patrick J. Neaton is an attorney and a founding partner of Neaton & Puklich, PLLP, in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Mr. Neaton represents clients throughout the state of Minnesota in matters of business, construction, employment and eminent domain law.

After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Mr. Neaton earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. While attending law school, he acted as managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He has been admitted to practice in all Minnesota state courts since 1975 and is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Throughout several decades of litigation experience, Mr. Neaton has achieved numerous settlements and verdicts in excess of one million dollars for his clients. These accomplishments have earned him a spot in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization is comprised solely of attorneys who have obtained million or multi-million dollar verdicts for the clients that they represent. He is also knowledgeable in alternative dispute resolution approaches such as arbitration and mediation and has participated in arbitration proceedings at both local and national levels.

Along with his work on behalf of clients, Mr. Neaton is a member of a variety of local and state bar associations. He also participates as a mock trial coach at the high school level and received the volunteer of the year award from the Minnesota State Bar Association for his mock trial volunteer work in 2012.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Eminent Domain
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 30%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws


21 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2022

About Patrick J. Neaton

First Admitted: 1975, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School
  • 2012 Volunteer of the Year Mock Trial – Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Superlawyer, Minnesota Law and Politics and Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, 2002 - 2012

Educational Background

  • University of Minnesota, Summa Cum Laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • High School Mock Trial Coach
  • State and Local Bar Associations
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1975
  • Minnesota, 1975
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Office Location for Patrick J. Neaton

7975 Stone Creek Drive
Suite 120
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Phone: 952-258-8444

Fax: 952-258-9988

Last Updated: 5/4/2020

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