International legal publisher Chambers USA, in its 2004 Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business - The Client's Guide, ranked Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand's litigation group among the best in Minnesota, and Maslon partners William Pentelovitch and David F. Herr among their Leading Individuals in the General Commercial Litigation practice in Minnesota. Bill Pentelovitch is sought after for his skill in non-compete cases and unfair competition and trade secrets disputes, as well as his expertise in ownership and governance disputes. David Herr heads the Firm's appellate practice and is well-known for his class action and complex litigation experience and publications.
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Maslon partner David Herr practices in the areas of torts, contracts, commercial and insurance law. A member of the faculty of William Mitchell College of Law since 1978, he teaches advanced civil procedure, complex litigation management and various other courses. David has authored or co-authored 20 litigation treatises and guides and more than 20 articles in law reviews and journals. A Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, David chaired the Minnesota State Bar Association's Task Force on Complex Litigation from 1991 to 1993. He is listed in various editions of Best Lawyers in America.
Bill Pentelovitch is a trial lawyer who has practiced in the complex commercial litigation area for thirty years, with particular emphasis in the areas of unfair competition, noncompete, intellectual property, antitrust, securities, shareholder, and partnership disputes.