Chris Sur represents both individuals and businesses in a wide variety of matters involving commercial litigation and business torts. He has litigated matters involving minority shareholder disputes, claims of breach of fiduciary duty, and claims of misappropriation of trade secrets. He has also handled complex multi-party litigation, including antitrust litigation involving the defense of clients in large indirect purchaser actions; complex indenture trust litigation; federal and state statutory securities fraud cases; and related common-law fraud claims. Chris also represents clients in intellectual property matters, including proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Selected Experience

Professional Activities

Federal Bar Association – Minnesota Chapter
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Tubman Family Alliance: Board Member 2002-2012 and 2013-Present, Chair 2010-2011
Kingfield Neighborhood Association: 2007-2012, President 2009-2011


North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015-2016 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

Recognized on Minnesota Rising Stars list as part of the Super Lawyers® selection process, 2004-2005, 2007 (Minnesota Rising Stars is a designation given to only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)

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3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 1994
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota, 1995
Harvard Law School
J.D., cum laude, 1994
University of Pennsylvania
B.A., summa cum laude, 1989
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Major: History
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