Thomas P. Harlan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A.
 | Campbell Mithun Tower, 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 3150
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-604-2000
Fax: 612-604-2599
Selected To Rising Stars: 2001 - 2002
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Thomas P. Harlan is a founding shareholder at Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Harlan practices in several areas of law and litigation, including alcohol beverage regulation, business, construction, employment, energy, franchise and intellectual property. He serves clients throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Minnesota statewide.

    Mr. Harlan has over 30 years of legal experience. Over the course of his career, he has represented many small- and medium-sized businesses, advising them on a wide range of topics. He has also been involved in many significant real estate transactions and in litigation within the energy industry.

    After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Mr. Harlan received his law degree from the law school now known as Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He holds licenses to practice law before all Minnesota state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

    Prior to forming Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., Mr. Harlan previously served in a wide variety of legal positions. He worked as a judicial law clerk in Hennepin County, Minnesota, practiced as an associate and partner at other law firms and was general counsel for the Tax Lien Resources Group.

    Volunteering his time is important to Mr. Harlan. He provides pro bono services through the Volunteer Lawyers Network and volunteers with companies, including AirSpace Minnesota, Fresh Energy, Linden Hills Power & Light and Simpson Housing Services. He regularly lectures on construction, land use and real estate topics at continuing legal education seminars.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Business/Corporate
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 10%Real Estate: Business


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2001 - 2002

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    About Thomas Harlan

    Admitted: 1990, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Linden Hills Power & Light
    • Simpson Family Housing Services
    • Fresh Energy
    • AirSpace Minnesota
    • "Rising Star" by the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics
    • MCEA

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
    • Minnesota

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Lawyers Network

    Representative Clients:

    • RAZR Marketing, Inc.
    • TC American Monorail, Inc.
    • Jet Edge, Inc.
    • Bremer Bank
    • Jet Edge, Inc.
    • Flagship Bank
    • Entegris
    • Blue Plate Restaurant Company, Inc.

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Best Lawyer, 2021

    Educational Background:

    • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, B.A., 1987

    Industry Groups

    • Construction
    • Hospitality
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing
    • Medical
    • Restaurant
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    Office Location for Thomas P. Harlan

    Campbell Mithun Tower
    222 South Ninth Street, Suite 3150
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Phone: 612-604-2000

    Fax: 612-604-2599

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    Last Updated: 3/9/2021

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