John Berg

John Berg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Monroe Moxness Berg PA
 | 7760 France Avenue South, Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55435-5844
Phone: 952-885-5999
Fax: 952-885-5969
Email: John Berg
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (50%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Tax: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

John assists buyers and sellers in effectively structuring and documenting transactions involving business combinations, purchases and sales, and financing. He provides counsel for businesses and individuals in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, finance, corporate law, entity taxation and exit planning.

A leader in the firm’s Multi-Unit Succession and Transition (MUST®) group, John works with multi-unit retail business owners helping them solve the unique legal challenges to structuring their exit plans. The process combines John’s skills and experience with the firm’s strengths in the areas of taxation, estate planning, corporate finance, franchise and mergers and acquisitions to provide targeted and effective exit plans.

John has significant experience in large workout transactions and restructuring of borrowers’ financial obligations. His results-driven practice includes evaluating and managing the tax aspects of complex financial transactions, including multi-tiered financing and complex corporate capitalization structures.

He also represents clients in the resolution of state and federal tax controversies at the examination, appellate and tax court levels.

About John Berg

Admitted: 1989, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • John has received this award for several consecutive years from Franchise Times magazine for his outstanding legal services to the franchise industry., Legal Eagle, Franchise Times magazine, 2018


  • John has represented a consolidator in KFC system in acquiring more than 200 KFC restaurants in multiple transactions with various sellers.  He has worked with the client in establishing and executing a strategy for appropriate interest in real estate related to acquired KFC restaurants including direct acquisition and ownership, simultaneous or deferred sale-leaseback with REITs and leasing from seller parties.  , 2015

Representative Clients:

  • ADF Companies KBP Foods, 2017

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Minnesota, 1985
  • J.D., Cornell University, 1988

Industry Groups

  • Multi-unit Restaurant And Retail
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Office Location for John Berg

7760 France Avenue South
Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55435-5844

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Last Updated: 2/7/2019

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