Gregory R. Merz

Principal
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Direct: 612.632.3257

Support Staff

Amy Milbradt
Direct: 612.632.3051

Greg Merz has represented individuals and companies in litigation matters covering a wide variety of subject matters, including telecommunications, administrative law, health & human services, employment, breach of contract, antitrust, franchise & distribution, and professional licensing matters.

He has appeared before state and federal trial and appellate courts. In addition to appearing in court, Greg also has an extensive administrative law practice, representing clients in rulemakings, contested case proceedings, and investigation, and enforcement actions before numerous governmental agencies, including the Attorney General’s Office, the Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Health, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Human Rights, the Board of Medical Practice, the Board of Psychiatry, the Board of Nursing, and the Gambling Control Board.

Greg is a past member and past chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, and a past member and chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Experience

  • Dagher v. Saudi Refining Inc., 369 F.3d 1108 (9th Cir. 2004), rev’d 547 U.S. __ (2006)
  • In re Qwest’s Wholesale Service Quality Standards, 678 N.W.2d 58 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004), rev’d, 702 N.W.2d 746 (Minn. 2005)
  • Seman v. FMC Corp. Retirement Plan for Hourly Employees, 334 F.3d 728 (8th Cir. 2003), on remand, 2004 WL 329237 (D. Minn. 2004)
  • Metro Motors, LLC v. Nissan Motor Corp. in USA, 170 F.Supp.2d 888 (D. Minn. 2001), aff’d, 339 F.3d 746 (8th Cir. 2003)
  • Miniel v. Cockrell, 339 F.3d 331 (5th Cir. 2003)
  • Treanor v. MCI Telecommunications Corp., 200 F.3d 570 (8th Cir. 2000)
  • Metro Ride, Inc. v. Shields, 1998 WL 204499 (Minn. Ct. App. 1998)
  • United States v. Days Inns of America, 151 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 1998)
  • United States v. Days Inns of America, 1998 WL 461203 (E.D. Cal. 1998)
  • United States v. Days Inns of America, 22 F.Supp.2d (E.D. Ky. 1998)
  • United States v. Days Inns of America, 997 F.Supp. 1080 (C.D. Ill. 1998)
  • United States v. Days Inns of America, 935 F.Supp. 874 (W.D. Tex. 1996)
  • Banbury v. Omnitrition Int’l, 533 N.W.2d 706 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995)
  • Matter of Investigation of IntraLATA Equal Access and Presubscription, 532 N.W.2d 583 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995)
  • Roberts v. KinderCare Learning Centers, 896 F.Supp. 921 (D. Minn. 1995)
  • Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota, Inc. v. Gomez, 843 F.Supp. 1314 (D. Minn. 1994), aff’d, 51 F.3d 137 (8th Cir. 1994)
  • Burnette Techno-Metrics v. TSI, Inc., 44 F.3d 641 (8th Cir. 1994)
  • Williams v. Hlavka, 1994 WL 455660 (Minn. Ct. App. 1994)
  • Banbury v. Omnitrition Int’l, 818 F.Supp. 276 (D. Minn. 1993)
  • Minnesota Developmental Achievement Center Ass’n v. Haas-Steffen, 1993 WL 654022 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993)
  • Jordano v. Steffen, 787 F.Supp. 886 (D. Minn. 1992)
  • Mary Ellen Pinkham v. Sara Lee, 983 F.2d 824 (8th Cir. 1992)
  • T.I.W., Inc. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 808 F.Supp. 1399 (D. Minn. 1992)
  • In re Guardianship of Lahr, 1991 WL 245352 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991)
  • Falkirk Mining Co. v. Japan Steel Works, 906 F.2d 369 (8th Cir. 1990)
  • Onan Corp. v. Industrial Steel Corp., 770 F.Supp. 490 (D. Minn. 1990)
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