Terri Krivosha is passionate about helping businesses grow, succeed, and scale. As a strategic business attorney, she works with a vibrant network of entrepreneurial and dynamic businesses, where she is a valued partner. She uses her broad strategic skills together with extensive experience to help her clients achieve success in all phases of their development and growth. She provides general counsel advice to her clients relating to all stages in the life cycle of a business, including contract drafting and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, financing, strategic partnerships, distribution agreements, joint ventures, governance issues, exit strategies, and sales and recapitalizations. Terri also provides creative entity formation advice to clients who are seeking to restructure and align their legal structures with their business goals. She works with clients in many industries, including manufacturing, technology, healthcare, consumer products, service industries, and social enterprise.
Terri writes and speaks regularly on topics related to her practice. In August 2014, her book Founding a Startup: What You Need to Know was published by Thomson/Reuters and is available on Amazon.com. She served for six years as an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, teaching a one-of-a-kind course she developed, The Start-up Business Enterprise, that provides a laboratory for students to simulate the creation and growth of startups and pitch their ideas to investors at the end of the semester.
Terri served as chair of Maslon's Governance Committee from May 2003 through May 2007 and as the chair of the firm's Business & Securities Group from 2009 through 2013. In her capacity as chair of the firm and chair of the firm's Business & Securities Group, Terri has learned many valuable lessons about the operation of a business which she applies to help her clients every day.
Recognized on Minnesota Super Lawyers® list, 2015-2018 (Minnesota Super Lawyers® is a designation given to only 5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)
Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota® list, 2016-2018 (The annual edition of the Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota list features attorneys who received the highest point totals in the previous year's Minnesota Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars balloting, research, and blue ribbon review process.)
2008 Woman of Vision, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
2006 Women Industry Leader, Twin Cities Business Journal’s 9th Annual "Women in Business Awards"
AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® (AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.)