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Michael R. Gray

Gray Plant Mooty

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Michael R. Gray

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation   
  • Intellectual Property Litigation 
  • Franchise & Distribution

Work History

Mike brings 26 years of experience representing companies and individuals in trial, arbitration and other civil proceedings throughout the United States. He is lead litigation counsel for several national franchise companies and has litigated cases in over 37 states. He also provides counsel on a wide range of other business issues including protection and exploitation of intellectual property and employment matters. Mike has written and presented materials for the International Franchise Association, the American Bar Association, The Franchise Law Journal, The University of St. Thomas, the Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, and the Business Law Institute. Mike has been named as one of the "Best Lawyers In America" by Woodward / White, a "Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law & Politics, a "Legal Eagle" by Franchise Times and is listed in The International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers. Mike is admitted to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as many Federal District and Appellate Courts throughout the United States.

Law School: Hamline University School of Law

Professional Memberships:
American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; International Franchise Association


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