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Joel LeVahn


Joel is a Partner with more than 40 years’ experience serving closely held businesses (and their owners) in a wide range of industries in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

/ Background

Joel is a transactional attorney who has represented closely held businesses and their owners for more than four decades. During that time, he has represented multiple clients from startups to well established companies, assisting his clients in defining and implementing their business and life goal strategies. Many of his clients are second, and a few are even third-generation business owners.
Joel’s clients represent a wide range of industries and include professional organizations, manufacturing and distribution clients, sports management companies, bars and restaurants, clients that assist with the developmentally disabled, real estate developers, builders, companies in the waste hauling industry and information service providers, just to name a few. Regardless of the industry, Joel works closely with all of his clients to gain an in-depth understanding of their operations and business objectives.
As an entrepreneur himself, Joel’s business experience serves to compliment his commercial legal skills with practical, real-life experience. Dovetailing both his professional and personal business experience, Joel has successfully quarterbacked and completed a wide variety of transactions. Joel routinely negotiates and drafts sales and acquisition agreements, commercial leases and purchase agreements, credit facilities, employment agreements, deferred compensation and phantom equity agreements, noncompete agreements, buy-sel.......

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/ Practice Area Expertise

/ Industry Expertise

  • Manufacturing

  • Distribution

  • Service Providers

  • Real Estate Development

  • Construction Trades

  • Private Equity

  • Leisure, Sport, & Entertainment

  • Food & Beverage (Restaurant)

  • Hospitality

  • Waste Management & Remediation Services

  • Startup & Entrepreneurial Business

  • Other Professional Organizations

Joel LeVahn

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