Gregory M. Erickson
Gregory Erickson grew up in Eagan, Minnesota and attended high school at Saint Thomas Academy, an all-boys Catholic military school. In 1993, he graduated with honors from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Mr. Erickson graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1997 where he served as the student director of the bankruptcy clinic. Prior to joining Mohrman & Kaardal, Mr. Erickson was a partner at Rider Bennett, LLP, in Minneapolis.
Mr. Erickson represents and counsels clients in a variety of complex litigation and business matters. He practices in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy and restructuring, shareholder litigation, and closely held corporate law. Mr. Erickson’s commercial litigation practice focuses primarily on the areas of banking and real estate where he attempts to find creative, cost effective solutions to his client’s problems. Mr. Erickson is an M.S.B.A. Board Certified Real Estate Specialist and has argued cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Mr. Erickson’s banking experience includes: the drafting of loan documents, foreclosures, numerous large distressed loan workouts, forbearance agreements, complex collection of deficiency judgments against guarantors, lender representation in Chapter 11 and 7 proceedings, regulatory compliance assistance, claim and delivery motions, contested litigation with other lending institutions over disputed collateral, priority disputes with other lenders and trustees, proceedings subsequent to execution motions under Chapter 575 of the Minnesota Statutes, the defense of numerous consumer protection and breach of contract lawsuits against lending institutions, assistance with liquidation of non-standard collateral, temporary injunctions relating to the appointment of receivers, and litigation relating to Chapters 2, 2A, 3, 4, and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
Mr. Erickson’s real estate experience includes: lease negotiation, real estate purchases and sales of residential and commercial property, title insurance litigation, easement litigation, quiet title litigation, actions to reduce redemption periods, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, unlawful detainers for commercial and residential property, actions relating to the enforcement of purchase agreements for real property, development agreements, mechanic’s lien trials, real estate tax appeals and adverse possession litigation.
Mr. Erickson is a member of the Minnesota, Hennepin County, and American Bar Associations and lectures frequently on real estate and debtor creditor issues. Mr. Erickson is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin State Court, the Federal District of Minnesota and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin Federal Court.
In 2002, Mr. Erickson married the former Nicole Pring and they currently reside in St. Paul. They were set up by a mutual friend and firm client. In his free time, Mr. Erickson enjoys golf, poker, and traveling.
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Banking and Financial Institutions
Bankruptcy, Workout and Restructuring
Complex Insurance Litigation
Advanced Communication Design v. Follett, 615 N.W. 2d 285, (Minn. 2000)
Pergament v. Loring Properties, Ltd., 599 N.W.2d 146, (Minn. 1999)
Digital Resources LLC v. James Loestetter, et. al., 246 B.R. 357, (BAP 2000)