Gregory J. Myers 2018-12-12T10:55:00+00:00

Gregory J. Myers
Partner

612-596-4027
gjmyers@locklaw.com

Practices:

Business Litigation
Health Care Law
Securities Litigation
Intellectual Property

Education:

William Mitchell College of Law, 1998, magna cum laude

Court and Bar Admissions:

1998, Minnesota
2015, North Dakota
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Overview

Greg Myers 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, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Mr. Myers has also litigated more than thirty patent cases to resolution.

Mr. Myers’ health care practice is focused in the areas of compliance and privileging and credentialing. He has advised numerous health-care providers on complex compliance questions. He also has represented numerous doctors in litigation and privileging disputes and has represented several doctors facing adverse hospital credentialing actions in internal administrative hearings. He also has represented doctors and administrators facing allegations of fraud, misconduct or noncompliance.

He has represented government entities in contract, land use and tort litigation. He has represented insurers defending against ERISA claims and property and casualty claims, including several AAA arbitration trials.

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 served as an adjunct professor of legal writing at Mitchell Hamline School of Law from 2004-2018.

  • Crofoot v. Center for Diagnostic Imaging, and CT Inc. Services, No. 13-3455 DSD/TNL (D. Minn.) Represented health care provider defendant in a class action that asserted claims pursuant to the FDCPA.
  • 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).
  • Multiple AAA auto-glass arbitration trials on behalf of insurers, including USAA.
  • Kidney & Hypertension Center PLC v. Aurora Imaging, LLC, et al., No. 18-2013-CV-00546 (Grand Forks Cty., N.D.) – Represented 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.) – Represented 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.) – Represented plaintiff/counterdefendant in a 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.) – Represented 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.
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Named a Minnesota Rising Star in 2004 and 2006 by Super Lawyers®.
  • Adjunct professor of legal writing at William Mitchell College of Law since 2004-2018.
  • Board Member Chair of the Finance Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities since 2017.
  • Chair of firm’s pro bono and volunteer activities committee.
  • Volunteer youth athletics coach in St. Paul in baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball.

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