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Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A., 2000
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2004, cum laude, recipient Ralph M. McCareins Memorial Antitrust Award
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 2007
Languages
Brian M. Hansen
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Attorney
BHansen@thompsoncoe.com
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Saint Paul
408 St. Peter Street, Suite 510
The Historic Hamm Building
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
651-389-5029 direct  |  651-389-5099 fax
Assistant:
Madison Larva
651-389-5021 direct
mlarva@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Brian’s practice focuses primarily with assisting clients with the implementation of their litigation strategies. He has successfully represented numerous insurance companies and other clients in various areas of law, including products liability, premises liability, labor and employment, construction, auto and workers’ compensation.

In addition to his litigation practice Brian also assists multiple multi-national corporations with their national discovery practice.

Representative Experience
  • Helped obtain favorable resolution of an employment discrimination matter for a Minnesota based national construction company.
  • Assisted with the coordination of a national corporation’s discovery practice in various litigations across the country for premises liability and general liability cases.
  • Represented multiple construction and consulting companies in complex construction defect lawsuits.
  • Represented multiple local and national corporations in employment discrimination and wrongful discharge lawsuits.
  • Represented local LLC in defense of libel and tortious interference with contract litigation.
  • Represented title company in defense of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty action.
  • Successfully represented multiple Fortune 100 insurance companies in a variety of automobile accident, automobile no-fault, and products liability matters.
  • Assisted in securing the dismissal of a large national corporation from a multi-million dollar wrongful death claim.
  • Successfully represented a Minnesota start-up corporation in an involuntary bankruptcy petition brought by a former investor and potential competitor.
Professional and Community Activities
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network