Business Law

Reliable Representation - Business Law

As a small business owner, we understand the importance of your business to you and your family. Apart from a home, a business is the single largest asset your family will own. Whether you are continuing an existing enterprise or starting a new venture, you need an experienced legal partner. As experienced business lawyers in Minnesota, we have assisted our clients in forming entities, acquiring and selling businesses, dissolving partnerships, advising ongoing operations, and navigating litigation claims on behalf of their business.

Risk, both financially and personally, is part and parcel of being a business owner. We work with our clients to minimize risk, while being mindful of the entrepreneurial spirit that empowers change, innovation and success.

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When litigation is unavoidable, you need an experienced legal team to assist you in protecting your business.

Disputes are often unavoidable in business operations. Retaining legal counsel does not draw a line in the sand between litigation and cooperative resolution. There are many considerations in resolving business disputes, such as ongoing business relationships, community reaction, and cost. Proactive engagement of these disputes can place you and your business in a better position to resolve issues and allow you more time to manage and grow your business.

When litigation is unavoidable, you need an experienced legal team to assist you in protecting your business. We are experienced litigators. As with all our cases, we develop a unique litigation strategy from the start of your case. Our strategy includes an ongoing analysis of the financial cost and projected benefits, so you have the tools you need to make sound decisions for your business.

Business Cases We Handle

Dealing with several facets of business law can be complex and frustrating without the help of legal professionals. You need the experience and resources of an established firm of business attorneys in Minnesota to address these matters logically, quickly, and reliably.

Here are a few of the most common areas in business that our services are needed.

Business Litigation

Helping clients understand litigation risks in business is one of the most important services for business owners. By elaborating that contributing factors, these risks can be avoided altogether. And when the need for litigation does come, we are there to deliver.


With the full force of our legal team at your back, we can help negotiate favorable loan agreements and eliminate debt.

Shareholder Rights

If you encounter issues concerning promised dividends, voting rights, corporate positions, or any other that fall under shareholder rights, we can help.

Business Formation

Starting a business can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. With our legal counsel, however, you can begin with confidence. This involves advice about taxes, regulations, and the options available to you.

Business Contracts

We have a wealth of knowledge in drafting business contracts with consideration to Minnesota law. We are also experts at contract negotiations and litigation.

Mergers and Acquisitions

There are several complex and often delicate considerations in mergers and acquisitions. Having a legal team to offer advice will help make the process smooth and streamlined.

About Messick Law

Messick Law was founded by Steven Messick, a highly respected business lawyer in the State of Minnesota. Steven currently serves as a council member of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Super Lawyers® has further recognized Steven as a Rising Star since 2019. As an experienced litigator he is also a counselor and mediator who provides practical solutions to complex legal problems.

Unique Solutions for Your Legal Concerns

Messick Law is serving clients across the State of Minnesota. We advocate for clients in business disputes, developing solutions specific to each case. We consider all possible outcomes, and work to ensure you get the best one possible.