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Drew L. McNeill

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Bernick Lifson, P.A.
600 US-169, Suite 1700
Minneapolis, MN 55426
Phone: 763-546-1200
Fax: 763-546-1003
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Defense, Real Estate: Business
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Attorney Profile

Drew L. Mcneill is an attorney with Bernick | Lifson law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A top-ranked trial lawyer and emerging leader in his field, Mr. Mcneill provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Commercial litigation

· Business organization and representation

· Employment and labor law

· Business transactions

· Real estate litigation

· Creditors' remedies

· Landlord-tenant law

Over the course of his legal career spanning more than eight years, Mr. Mcneill has gained a reputation as an authority in all areas of business law and commercial litigation, and he has handled dozens of cases involving contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment matters, commercial real estate issues and more. Equally effective both inside and outside of the courtroom, he has helped negotiate favorable agreements for his clients while also fighting for their rights and interests in state, federal and appellate courts.

From his efforts, Mr. Mcneill has secured numerous positive results for those he has served, including a seven-figure settlement in an employment discrimination case. He has also successfully defended previous rulings regarding his clients' cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and he routinely provides invaluable counsel to employers and business owners to help them remain in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regarding their employment practices.

A 2009 summa cum laude graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Mr. Mcneill obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2012. While there, he served as managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review, and he was an active student participant with the school's Bankruptcy Clinic. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Mcneill is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He also supports his local community through his involvement with various artistic, civic and commercial associations in his area.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 20%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Labor Law, Landlord/Tenant


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

About Drew L. McNeill

First Admitted: 2012, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Minnesota Multi Housing Association
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association
  • Twin West Chamber of Commerce
  • Walker Art Center Volunteer
  • University of St. Thomas Young Alumni Association

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota

Educational Background

  • B.S., University of St. Thomas, summa cum laude, 2009
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Office Location for Drew L. McNeill

600 US-169
Suite 1700
Minneapolis, MN 55426

Phone: 763-546-1200

Fax: 763-546-1003

Last Updated: 9/10/2022

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