“As a lifelong competitor, my clients find that my passion to win extends beyond the playing fields into the courtroom.”
Charlie Maier is an experienced, strategic litigator and trusted choice for individuals and businesses facing complicated and acrimonious disputes, including:
Charlie has particular experience advising closely held and family-owned businesses.
Clients benefit from his analytical and mathematical acumen, especially when financial reporting issues are of primary importance.
Charlie’s extensive litigation experience has included representing manufacturers against claims of products liability, personal injury, and wrongful death, including cases involving tires, fuel hoses, wheel rims, truck trailers, acetylene torches, folding tables, and agricultural equipment.
He has argued appellate cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the North Dakota Supreme Court, and various U.S. Courts of Appeal.
Charlie is among a distinguished group of trial lawyers to be named a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow for his accomplishments in litigation and his ethical reputation. The invitation-only group comprises less than 1% of all trial lawyers in the U.S.
In addition to leading in the courtroom, Charlie has served in firm leadership as a practice group chair, board member, and past managing officer of the firm. He is a volunteer for many community-based organizations, including a longtime youth football coach.
Complex Business Litigation Matters:
Trusts and Estates Litigation:
Litigation Related to Buying and Selling Businesses:
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.