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Noreen J. Sedgeman

Your concerns, not my agenda, drive the deal.

My Approach

The best part of my job is partnering with clients to build something together. I focus on corporate transactions involving closely-held businesses and enjoy working collaboratively with my clients to reach a positive goal. Partnering with clients to understand their individual businesses and goals allows me to provide nuanced and strategic advice that enables them to attain their objectives.

I concentrate in mergers & acquisitions and have extensive experience in all aspects of the process of buying or selling a business, from drafting confidentiality agreements and managing due diligence to drafting and negotiating definitive purchase agreements and coordinating shareholder approvals.  In addition, I regularly advise closely-held businesses on a wide variety of corporate matters, including entity formation, buy-sell agreements, commercial contracts, and joint ventures. Frequently, I serve in the role of outside general counsel for my closely held clients and pride myself on often being the first call my clients make if and when legal issues arise. Clients often rely on me to advise them on business succession planning, which typically involves working with business owners to develop a plan to transition their business to the next generation or to key employees.

Outside of work, I am passionate about theater and travel. I serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Children’s Theatre Company and typically take at least one international trip a year.

Practice Areas

Honors & Awards

Rising Stars

Minnesota Super Lawyers®, 2017-2018

MSBA North Star Lawyer

Pro Bono Service, 2017

Associations & Memberships

Children's Theatre Company

Board of Directors, July 2017-present