Gregory J. Myers
Mr. Myers is a trial lawyer who litigates complex commercial cases in federal and state court. He has won or successfully resolved matters involving contract disputes, covenants not to compete, employment disputes, defamation claims, complex insurance coverage issues, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and securities laws.
He has represented government entities in contract, land use and tort litigation.
He also has represented numerous doctors in litigation and privileging disputes. He has represented several doctors facing adverse hospital credentialing actions in internal administrative hearings. He has also represented doctors and administrators facing allegations of fraud, misconduct or noncompliance.
Mr. Myers has also litigated several patent cases to resolution.
Mr. Myers is a 1998 magna cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where he served as a staff member and associate editor for the William Mitchell Law Review. Before law school, he worked as a professional journalist for newspapers and other publications in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Rhode Island, Missouri and the Middle East. He received his journalism degree from Marquette University. He has been an adjunct professor of legal writing at William Mitchell since 2004. He chairs the firm's pro bono committee.
- Applied Innovation, Inc., et al. v. Commercial Recovery Corporation, No. 11-330 JPH (E.D. Wash) - Represented patentee of U.S. Patent No. 7,167,839. Prevailed against two motions for summary judgment that attempted to invalidate patent. See Applied Innovation, Inc., et al., 2012 WL 3578182 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 17, 2012) and Applied Innovation, Inc., et al., 2013 WL 4214319 (E.D. Wash Aug. 14, 2013).
- Kidney & Hypertension Center PLC v. Aurora Imaging, LLC, et al., No. 18-2013-CV-00546 (Grand Forks Cty., N.D.) - representation of nephrologist's clinic in a claim for contract, conversion, and other claims involving the sale of equipment and office space.
- Reeves, et al. v. Monterey County Bank, et al, No. 08-4866 PAM/FLN (D. Minn.) - representation of bank defendant in a class action that asserted statutory and common law claims, including the FDCPA and Minnesota Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
- HickoryTech Corporation v. Reliastar Life Insurance Company, 07-CV-10-4431 (Blue Earth Cty. Dist. Ct.) - representation of plaintiff/counterdefendant in a $300,000-plus breach of contract claim against insurer of excess risk insurance policy for a self-insured employee healthcare benefits plan.
- Chiropractic Care of Minnesota, Inc. v. ACN Group, Inc., No. 27-CV-07-9977 (Henn. Cty. Dist. Ct.) - representation of the plaintiff provider network in a breach of contract claim involving a covenant not to compete.
- Continental Property Group, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis, 2011 WL 1642510 (Minn. Ct. App. May 3, 2011) - Court of Appeals found in favor of the City of Minneapolis and dismissed plaintiff's constitutional claims in a case involving the denial of conditional use permits and variances for a multi-million dollar residential high-rise construction project. See also Continental Property Group, Inc., et al. v. Goodman, Civ. No. 10-CV-3680 (SRN/FLN) (D. Minn. April 2, 2012)
- Trocaderos, LLC v. City of Minneapolis, et al, A08-1229 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009) - summary judgment for clients the City of Minneapolis and one of its council members affirmed. Defamation claims brought by nightclub dismissed.
- Nutter, Ford v. Northern Financial Systems, et al, Civ. No. 07-293, 2007 WL 1072609 (D. Minn. August 8, 2007) - summary judgment for client collection agency against plaintiff's claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
- City of Minneapolis v. Ames & Fischer, No. CT-04-016998 (Hennepin Cty. Dist. Ct.) - represented the City of Minneapolis in a lawsuit involving performance obligations under a contract relating to operation of a public parking facility.
Member - Federal Bar Association
- Adjunct professor of legal writing at William Mitchell College of Law since 2004. Chair of firm's pro bono and volunteer activities committee.
- Volunteer youth athletics coach in St. Paul in baseball, basketball, soccer.
Gregory J. Myers
Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401-2159
William Mitchell College of Law, 1998, magna cum laude
Minnesota; U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit