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Dan Hall

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.
3600 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-492-8258
Fax: 612-349-6996
Email: Dan Hall
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), Intellectual Property Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Dan Hall is a creative, results-oriented trial lawyer who focuses on obtaining the best possible result for his clients. Dan represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes including patent infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, employment, breach of contract, real estate, business tort, and shareholder matters. 

Dan has achieved notable success in multiple trials. Representing plaintiffs, Dan second-chaired a patent infringement trial that resulted in a $1.86 million jury verdict for his client and second-chaired a trial on behalf of a banking client that resulted in a jury verdict of $726,000. Representing a defendant, Dan obtained a complete dismissal of all claims against his client following a bench trial. 

Prior to joining the firm in December 2011, Dan practiced at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, Massachusetts, where his practice involved patent infringement litigation and other commercial disputes. Dan also worked as a volunteer attorney for the Minnesota Disability Law Center.

About Dan Hall

First Admitted: 2010, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • State of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District of Minnesota

Educational Background

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Carleton College, 2007


  • Inductee, Order of the Coif, Boston College Law School
  • Awarded distinction in major and distinction for senior comprehensive exercise, Awarded Distinction , Carleton College


  • Successful Arbitration Prevailed in arbitration concerning sale of a Minnesota business and received award for attorneys’ fees.
  • Obtained Claim Dismissal Obtained dismissal of $1 million contract claim brought against Fortune 100 Company and its subsidiary.
  • Obtained $1.86 million jury verdict in patent infringement lawsuit  Acted as second chair in patent infringement lawsuit that resulted in $1.86 million jury verdict for client.  After district court granted judgment as a matter of law, the verdict was reinstated following successful appeal to Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Defended Order Denying Motion to Compel Arbitration Successfully defended an order denying a motion to compel arbitration before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
  • Jury Award of $726,000 Acted as second-chair counsel in week-long trial in Minnesota State Court where the jury awarded his bank client $726,000 in damages.
  • Dismissal of Mechanic's Lien and Unjust Enrichment Claims Obtained dismissal of all mechanic’s lien and unjust enrichment claims following a trial in Dakota County District Court.
  • Patent Infringement Action Represented eight companies in a patent infringement action before the U.S. International Trade Commission that was resolved favorably for clients with a worldwide license and settlement agreement.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Attorney, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota: Representing the interests of children who have been removed from their homes because they are in need of protection.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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Office Location for Dan Hall

3600 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Last Updated: 5/28/2021

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