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Brandt F. Erwin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A.
222 S 9th St, 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 3150
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-604-2000
Fax: 612-604-2599
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (30%), Franchise/Dealership (30%), General Litigation (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brandt F. Erwin is a shareholder at Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Erwin devotes his practice to alcohol and beverage law as well as business and commercial litigation. He serves clients in Minnesota and throughout the country.

Mr. Erwin has several years of experience and is committed to providing personalized service to his clients. He handles a wide variety of business, civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters. He holds a license to practice law before all Minnesota state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 8th and 9th Circuits.

After graduating cum laude from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, Mr. Erwin earned his law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While completing his law degree, he served as primary editor of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review and was a Student Bar Association class representative.

Before joining the law firm of Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., Mr. Erwin gained valuable legal experience clerking for a Tenth Judicial District of Minnesota judge. This role allowed him to gain knowledge in various areas of law. He acquired his license to practice law in 2011 and joined Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., in 2012.

In addition to running his law practice, Mr. Erwin is active in the legal community. He is on the Mitchell Hamline Law Review Alumni Board and is a member of the legal fraternity Phi Alpha Delta.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Franchise/Dealership
  • 30%General Litigation
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Litigation, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Brandt F. Erwin

First Admitted: 2011, Minnesota

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2014
  • Minnesota, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2013

Educational Background

  • Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, B.S., Honors: cum laude, Honors: Dean's List, Major: Criminal Justice, 2006
  • Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts
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Office Location for Brandt F. Erwin

222 S 9th St
222 South Ninth Street, Suite 3150
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-604-2000

Fax: 612-604-2599

Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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