Michael J. McEllistrem

Partner Minneapolis
Contact Info


Mike practices principally in the areas of: 

  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Commercial law.
  • General corporate law.
  • Closely held corporations.
  • Family business succession.

All Service Areas


  • University of California Hastings College of the Law (1984)

    magna cum laude
    Order of the Coif
    Thurston Society

  • University of St. Thomas (1980)

    magna cum laude


  • State - Minnesota
  • Federal - District of Minnesota

Notable Matters

  • Represents closely held corporations as outside general counsel in a variety of industries, including construction equipment manufacturing, timberland management and distribution, electronic materials and food production.
  • Represents utilities and other energy related companies in connection with the production and distribution of electrical energy.
  • Represented a variety of entities in health care related transactions, including development of a senior living campus, sale of a hospital and sales of medical practices.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association


  • Minnesota State Bar Association


  • Ramsey County Bar Association