Gregory J. Myers
Greg Myers litigates complex 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 and has recovered millions of dollars of underpaid license royalties.
Mr. Myers’ health care practice is focused in the areas of licensure, compliance and privileging and credentialing. He has represented numerous physicians before the Board of Medical Practice and numerous other professionals before licensing boards. 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.
- Lightside Technologies, LLC v. Curtis International Ltd., No. 1:21-cv-20026-CMA – Represented patentee of multi-format audio/video production system in patent infringement litigation.
- SIPCO, LLC v. Telkonet Inc., No. 2:20-cv-00981-LA (E.D. Wis.) – Represented patentee of wireless mesh devices, systems and methods in patent infringement litigation.
- Lightside Technologies, LLC v. Sceptre, Inc., No. 2:20-cv-08549-AB-MRW (C.D. Cal.) – Represented patentee of multi-format audio/video production system in patent infringement litigation.
- Represented large hospital in termination of and transition from provider group contract.
- SIPCO, LLC v. BRK Brands Inc., No. 1:19-cv-04981 (N.D. Ill.) – Represented patentee of wireless mesh devices, systems and methods in patent infringement litigation.
- SIPCO, LLC v. Qolsys Inc., No. 5:19-cv-05194-VKD (N.D. Cal.) – Represented patentee of wireless mesh devices, systems and methods in patent infringement litigation.
- Mayo Clinc and Mayo Long Term Disability Plan v. Grewal, No. 0:19-cv-01413-WMW-BRT (D. Minn.) – Represented physician in complex ERISA matter.
- SIPCO, LLC v. RAB Lighting Inc., No. 2:18-cv-08962-JLL-CLW (D. N.J.) – Represented patentee of wireless mesh devices, systems and methods in patent infringement litigation.
- Hawk Technology Systems, LLC v. Carolina Tractor & Equipment Co., No. 3:16-cv-00267-RJC-DCK (W.D. N.C.) – Represented patentee of security monitoring system in patent infringement litigation.
- Multiple representations before professional boards on licensing and disciplinary proceedings.
- Multiple representations of health care providers in internal credentialing, privileging and disciplinary proceedings.
- Multiple representations of clinics, groups and practitioners with regard to compliance and contracting matters.
- SJ Zimmer, Inc. v. World Transload & Logistics, LLC, No. 27-cv-14-8026 (Minn. (Henn. County)) – represented defendant manufacturer in breach of contract claim.
- 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.
- Major changes coming to HIPAA privacy rules in 2022, Minnesota State Bar Association (July 7, 2022)
- “Hospital medical-staff bylaws: A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling,” Minnesota Physician, March 2015.
- “When the Small Business Litigant Cannot Afford to Lose (or Win): Litigation Consequences for Small Businesses, Strategies for Managing Costs, and Recommendations for Courts and Policymakers,” 39 Wm. Mitchell. Law. Rev. 140 (2012).
- 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 2004-2018.
- Board Member since 2017 and former Finance Committee Chair, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.
- Former chair of firm’s pro bono and volunteer activities committee.
- Volunteer youth athletics coach in St. Paul in baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball.