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Michael D. Madigan - Minneapolis, MN

33 S. 6th StreetSuite 3675 Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Updated: 09/29/2023

Minneapolis Alcohol Beverage Law and Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Of Counsel for Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A. Over thirty (30) years of experience practicing in the areas of administrative, alcohol beverage, antitrust, business, commercial, distributor, dealer, franchise, construction, employment, and environmental law. AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell for twenty-eight(28) years and recognized as a "Super Lawyer" for seventeen (17) years. Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Franchise Law...

Of Counsel for Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A. Over thirty (30) years of experience practicing in the areas of administrative, alcohol beverage, antitrust, business, commercial, distributor, dealer, franchise, construction, employment, and environmental law. AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell for twenty-eight(28) years and recognized as a "Super Lawyer" for seventeen (17) years. Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Franchise Law. For the last twenty-two (22) years, served as an Arbitrator and Mediator on the Complex Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association and served as a Neutral on the Minnesota ADR Neutrals Roster. Inducted as a Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers). Appointed by Governor Dayton to the Metropolitan Airports Commission from 2011-2019. Instrument rated Private Pilot. Appointed by Washington County Commissioners to serve on the Board of Managers, South Washington Watershed District (2011 - present). Treasurer of Minnesota Trout Unlimited (2018 - present). Previously served eight (8) years on the Woodbury City Council and three (3) years as Chair of the Woodbury Planning Commission. Previously served eleven (11) years on the Board of Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. Formerly, Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law. Recipient of the Alumni Student Award of Merit and Editor of William Mitchell Law Review.

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About Michael D. Madigan

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Languages

  • English

Practice Areas

  • Alcohol Beverage Law and Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative Law Proceedings
  • Business/Civil/Commercial Law and Litigation
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Distribution and Franchise Law and Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1981
  • Wisconsin, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2018

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (Member)
  • Minnesota Bar Association, Litigation (Member)
  • Franchising and Environmental Law Sections
  • Complex Commercial Panel, American Arbitration Association, 1995 - Present (Arbitrator & Mediator)
  • Minnesota Statewide ADR Neutrals Roster, 1995 - Present
  • Trial Law Institute (Member)
  • Diversity Law Institute (Member)
  • Order of Justitia (Barrister)
  • Order of Certus (Advocate)

Classes and Seminars

  • Numerous Franchise Seminars, National Beer Wholesalers Association and State Beer Wholesalers Associations
  • Numerous Alcohol Beverage Law Seminars, Center for Alcohol Policy, National Beer Wholesalers Association, and many State Beer Wholesalers Associations

Pro Bono Activities

  • Minnesota Trout Unlimited, State Council Member & Treasurer, 2018 to Present
  • Metropolitan Airports Commission, 2011 - 2019
  • South Washington Watershed Board, 2007 - Present
  • AirSpace Minnesota Board, 2012 - 2016
  • Woodbury City Council, 1999 - 2006
  • Woodbury Planning Commission, 1997 - 1999
  • Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy Board, 1990 - 2002
  • Sigurd Olsen Environmental Institute Board, 1992 - 1995
  • The Learning Jet, 2017 - Present

Past Positions

  • Dunkley, Bennett, Christensen & Madigan, P.A., Shareholder, 2000 - 2004
  • Johnson & Madigan P.L.L.P, Partner, 1985 - 2000
  • Dunkley & Bennett, P.A., Associate, 1983 - 1985
  • William Mitchell College of Law, Adjunct Faculty Member, 1981 - 1984
  • Hadlick & Hoedeman, P.A., Associate, 1981 - 1983

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1981
    J.D.
    Honors: Alumni Student Award of Merit
    Law Review: William Mitchell Law Review, Editor
  • Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1976
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Michael D. Madigan, Control versus Competition: The Courts' Enigmatic Journey in the Obscure Borderland Between the Twenty-First Amendment and Commerce Clause, Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. Vol.44-S (Apr. 6, 2018)

Office Information

Address

33 S. 6th StreetSuite 3675 Minneapolis, MN 55402

Fax

  • 612-604-2599

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Michael D. Madigan

Included on the 2024 Minnesota list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2003 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2002 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2001 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2000 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 1997 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years
  • "Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law & Politics, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, and Twin Cities Business Monthly for 17 years
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2012 - Present
  • Selected for inclusion in the 20th Edition of the Best Lawyers in America, in the practice area of Franchise Law

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