Christopher J. Haugen

Christopher J. Haugen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Messerli | Kramer
 | 1400 Fifth Street Towers, 100 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-672-6360
Fax: 612-672-3777
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Christopher Haugen is a tough, thoughtful litigator who works hard to achieve great results for his clients in all manner of business disputes.

Chris litigates a wide variety of business disputes including contract, employment, intellectual property, securities, construction, and other business torts. He is driven to first understand his clients’ objectives and then craft an effective legal strategy to match. He has experience in all phases of litigation and has obtained favorable results on behalf of clients in state and federal court.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris practiced at Bassford Remele and Anthony Ostlund in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he represented clients in diverse matters including business litigation, professional liability, intellectual property, construction litigation, products liability, and personal injury.

About Christopher Haugen

Admitted: 2012, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://messerlikramer.com/professional/christopher-j-haugen...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association Member, Hennepin County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Laywers Network - Conciliation Court Clinic Volunteer

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Independent Contractor or Employee: Revisting the Distinction in Light of Rising Incentives to Misclassify Workers, C-Level Magazine - Minnesota Edition, available through http://www.anthonyostlund.com/news/independent-contractor-or-employee-revisiting-the-distinction-in-light-of-rising-incentives-to-misclassify-workers , Author, Independent Contractor or Employee: Revisting the Distinction in Light of Rising Incentives to Misclassify Workers, 2017
  • Co-Author, Fiduciary Duty Litigation, December 2016              New Topic Treatise Chapter published by Thompson West / ABA Commercial Litigation Division the Fourth Edition of Business and Commercial Litigation in the Federal Courts., Co-Author, Fiduciary Duty Litigation, 2016
  • Remodeling the Relationship: Modifying the Tripartite Relationship between Insurer, Insured, and the Insured's Attorney, International Association of Defense Counsel, Construction Law and Litigation Committee Newsletter (co-author), January 2013 , Co-Author, Remodeling the Relationship: Modifying the Tripartite Relationship between Insurer, Insured, and the Insured's Attorney, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • https://messerlikramer.com/harper-quote-star-tribune-favorable-judgment

Educational Background:

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Hamline University School of Law B.A., cum laude, Macalester College
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Office Location for Christopher J. Haugen

1400 Fifth Street Towers
100 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Last Updated: 9/4/2019

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