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Daniel S. Schleck - Minneapolis, MN

100 South 5th StreetSuite 1400 Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Updated: 03/17/2023

Minneapolis Real Estate Lawyer

Overview

Dan Schleck practices in the areas of Transactional Law, Debtor/Creditor Law, Municipal Law, Banking and Finance, Environmental Law, and Real Estate Law-including municipal and land use law and eminent domain proceedings. Voted one the Best Lawyers in America (2001) in the Best Lawyers Consumer Guide, Dan has vast experience in structuring complex transactions and financing packages for contaminated and uncontaminated property development...

Dan Schleck practices in the areas of Transactional Law, Debtor/Creditor Law, Municipal Law, Banking and Finance, Environmental Law, and Real Estate Law-including municipal and land use law and eminent domain proceedings. Voted one the Best Lawyers in America (2001) in the Best Lawyers Consumer Guide, Dan has vast experience in structuring complex transactions and financing packages for contaminated and uncontaminated property development. He has been extremely successful in securing public grant funds for clients that choose to redevelop contaminated property. His expertise on these projects, along with his experience as the former city attorney for Mendota Heights, Minnesota, allows Dan to add value when negotiating Development Agreements with municipalities. Dan's technical experience, along with a hands-on background of cleaning up contaminated sites, allows him to provide a unique perspective on client’s issues in this area.

Dan hasn't always been a lawyer

Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Schleck was an engineer with Waste Management, Inc. of Oakbrook, Illinois. While at Waste Management, his work focused on hazardous waste site remediation, reuse of previously polluted properties and general strategic corporate environmental compliance. Mr. Schleck was admitted to the bar in 1995 after graduating from Chicago Kent College of Law with honors in that same year. Since that time, Mr. Schleck has practiced in the area of real estate development and secured transactions, with a focus on environmental due diligence and redevelopment of Brownfield properties. Mr. Schleck is a licensed professional engineer in Wisconsin; he is also a certified hazardous materials manager, a certified environmental specialist and is a speaker at many continuing education classes and seminars.

About Daniel S. Schleck

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Business Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses (Litigation-Shareholder Disputes)
  • Collections - Creditor/Debtor
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Corporate/Business
  • e-Commerce
  • Environmental
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • General Business Consulting
  • Insurance Law
  • Internet
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-Profits
  • Professional Licensing
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate Law
  • Supply & Distribution Agreements
  • Technology
  • Wills
  • Workouts
  • Zoning

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1995

Specialties and Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, 1991
  • Certified Hazardous Material Manager, 1991
  • Certified Environment Specialist, 1996

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals
  • Minnesota Brownfield Foundation
  • Risk Management Association

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1995
    J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin , 1987
    B.S.
    Major: Chemical Engineering

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Office Information

Address

100 South 5th StreetSuite 1400 Minneapolis, MN 55402

Fax

  • (612) 672-3777

Publication

Articles

  • Practical Aspects of Tenancy in Common Arrangements and 1031 Exchanges (Co-Author with Matzen, Timm and Markwardt), Minnesota Real Estate Journal, Special Investment Conference Insert, 2004
  • Tax Aspects of Conservation Easements,(Co-Author with Crayne), 1999
  • New Brownfield Legislation, Changes mean Opportunities(Co-Author with Nowlin), Minnesota Real Estate Journal, September, 8, 1997
  • EPA Issues a Final Audit Policy, Environmental Protection Magazine, June, 1996
  • New Source Performance Standards For Municipal Solid Waste Landfills(Co-Author with Mennel, J.A.), Environmental Protection Magazine, February, 1996
  • Unresolved Issues May Stay After EPA Issues Landfill NSPS Rules(Co-Author with Mennel, J.A.), Solid Waste Report, Vol. 27, No. 2, January, 11, 1996
  • What does the Grossinger Case tell us?, Dupage County Bar Brief, Real Estate Symposium Issue, September, 1994
  • In-Situ Testament: When Does it Apply?, Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute Superfund 90 Conference, November, 1990
  • Closure of Lackawanna Landfill in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1990 Summer National Meeting, San Diego, CA, August, 1990
  • Hazardous Waste Treatment Technology Selection(Co-Author with Cartwright, Rosenberg), East West Corporate Corridor Association Midwest Tech III Conference, November, 1989

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