Edward concentrates his practice in the area of general corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial real estate. He represents individuals as well as small, mid-size, and large businesses on the wide range of legal issues encountered throughout the entirety of a business’s life cycle, including corporate formation, governance, and contract negotiation.
While in law school, Edward was a staffer and managing editor for Minnesota Law Review, a judicial extern for Judge John Scherer of the Seventh Judicial District in St. Cloud, and a judicial extern for Judge Tony N. Leung with the United States District Court in St. Paul. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, he also worked as a summer associate for Gray Plant Mooty in St. Cloud and as a law clerk for Gray Plant Mooty’s health law group in Minneapolis.
Edward earned his B.A. from St. Norbert College, where he was an all-conference athlete in both football and baseball. Before beginning his legal career, he earned an M.S.W. from Boston College and spent several years working as a bilingual youth and family counselor, a wilderness therapist, and social worker. Additionally, he was on the Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology at William Rainey Harper College, and worked as a co-author and editor for Hall Hill Press where he co-wrote and edited Tread Softly: Bullying and the Death of Phoebe Prince.
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.