Curt is a partner in our Alexandria office. Curt is a
seasoned litigator who focuses his practice on business and
commercial disputes. He has handled a wide variety of cases
in federal and state courts across the country, as well as in
arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Curt has been the lead attorney on several trials and arbitration
hearings that have gone to verdict or decision, and has also
briefed and argued multiple appeals.
Curt has a broad spectrum of experience across numerous
industries and types of litigation, including contract disputes,
insurance, product liability, construction, agriculture and
agronomy, consumer protection and fraud, personal injury and
wrongful death, antitrust, class actions, shareholder and
corporate disputes, residential and commercial lending, real
estate, securities and finance, healthcare, pharmaceutical and
medical devices, trademark licensing, and employee
non-compete and confidentiality agreements. Curt’s clients
have included banks and lending institutions, manufacturing
and transportation companies, healthcare and insurance
providers, agriculture companies, oil and gas producers,
automobile dealerships, large and small companies, and
Regardless of the size or nature of the dispute, Curt’s singular focus is on achieving the best result for his client. In every case, Curt considers the legal and factual issues in light of the practical business realities and the client’s particular needsand goals. While always looking to find an agreed resolution where possible, Curt is prepared to litigate if necessary and strives to put his clients in the best position to prevail.
Born and raised in Alexandria, Curt graduated summa cum laude from St. Cloud State University and magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. Before returning home to the Alexandria area, Curt practiced law for more than 17 years in Chicago and Minneapolis.
Curt is an avid sportsman who enjoys fishing, hunting, and playing basketball. He and his wife Catherine particularly enjoy canoe trips to the Boundary Waters and spending time with their Yorkshire Terrier Jake.