Nathan R. Snyder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.
8000 Flour Exchange Building, 310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-455-6218
Fax: 612-455-0501
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (30%), Employment & Labor: Employer (20%), Intellectual Property (20%), Cannabis Law (10%), Entertainment & Sports (10%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Nathan R. Snyder is an associate with the Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Serving a diverse range of commercial clients throughout the greater Twin Cities metro region and surrounding areas, Mr. Snyder represents the rights and interests of those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Corporate law

·       Commercial litigation

·       Business acquisitions

·       Shareholder disputes

·       Employment law

·       Real estate

·       Trademarks, copyrights, intellectual property, media, entertainment, and communications law

A 2010 graduate of Concordia College, Mr. Snyder attended William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), where he obtained his Juris Doctor along with a William Mitchell Law and Business Certificate in 2015. The Minnesota State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Snyder volunteered with the college's Business Law Clinic as a student attorney. He also served an externship with a prominent intellectual law firm in the area, where he gained invaluable experience in this legal area and helped to launch the firm's patent prosecution analytics platform. Prior to entering law school, he worked in banking and finance and served as advisor to mid-sized and small businesses in a variety of industries.

During his last year in law school, Mr. Snyder served as law clerk for Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. before officially joining the firm in 2015. Since that time, he has proven himself an indispensable member of the firm's team, and he has earned numerous accolades from his peers along with many positive reviews from his satisfied clients.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Snyder is a member of the Hennepin County Bar Association as well as the Business Law, Labor and Employment Law, and Sports, Art & Entertainment Law Sections of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He also gives back to his local community through his involvement with the Volunteer Lawyers Network, LegalCORPS and the Mitchell Hamline student mentoring program.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 20%Intellectual Property
  • 10%Cannabis Law
  • 10%Entertainment & Sports
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Nathan R. Snyder

Admitted: 2015, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Forum Selection Clause in Minnesota Employment Contract Applies to Ancillary Compensation Agreement,” Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website (March 6, 2019)
  • “Apple Sued for Right to Publicity by Singer of 70s R&B Song Sampled by Jamie xx,” Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website (January 27, 2017)
  • “NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights Receive Non-Final Office Action for Trademark Application,” Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website (December 8, 2016) 
  • “Supreme Court Ruling Set to Increase Minnesota Tax Revenue by up to $200 Million,” Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website (June 21, 2018)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Student attorney in William Mitchell College of Law’s Business Law Clinic, volunteer
  • Mitchell Hamline – Mitchell Mentors
  • Legal CORPS
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network

Educational Background

  • Concordia College – Moorhead, B.A. in Financial Economics, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Sports, Art & Entertainment Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2019


  • William Mitchell College of Law, William Mitchell Law and Business Certificate, 2015
  • Named as a Rising Star in the areas of Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property and Employment & Labor Law by Super Lawyers (R) Magazine, 2019

Industry Groups

  • Art
  • Breweries
  • CBD
  • Construction
  • Contractors
  • Defense Contractors
  • Finance
  • Health Care
  • Hemp
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Logistics
  • Music
  • Real Estate Brokerages
  • Restaurant
  • Retail
  • Social Media and Internet Influencers
  • Software and Mobile Applications
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Tobacco
  • Transportation
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Office Location for Nathan R. Snyder

8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612-455-6218

Fax: 612-455-0501

Last Updated: 1/25/2021

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