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Prince’s death on April 21, 2016, plunged millions of music fans into mourning. It also sent his potential heirs rushing to the courthouse, since the artist died intestate. Aside from his six siblings with the most direct claim to his inheritance, more than 100 other claimants emerged in the wake of his passing asserting that they were the pop icon’s true heirs.
In the 1950s and 1960s, St. Paul’s Rondo Neighborhood was devastated by the construction of the I-94 Highway. More than 700 homes and 300 businesses and civic organizations in this historically vibrant African American cultural community were taken with very little compensation. After many years in the making, ReConnect Rondo is now leading the effort to revitalize Rondo with a community land bridge over I-94 that reconnects historic Rondo and reignites an African American cultural enterprise district in St. Paul.
Represented by Fredrikson’s Tax Disputes and Litigation attorneys in the Minnesota Tax Court, Alaska Airlines challenged Minnesota’s use of Minnesota receipts when calculating the carrier’s Minnesota Franchise Tax Minimum Fee. This tax is imposed on taxpayers exercising a corporate franchise in the state and calculated based on the taxpayer’s total Minnesota property, payrolls and “sales or receipts.”
The Rural Health Advisory Committee exists to advise the Commissioner of Health on the medical needs of Greater Minnesota. A voice for the dental profession was absent on this committee until the Fredrikson Government Relations team successfully lobbied the Minnesota legislature to add a representative of the dental profession to the committee.
Blu Dot focuses on bringing good design to as many people as possible. To that end, they rely on collaboration on every level, including their Fredrikson attorneys.
Bushel provides software technology solutions for farmers, grain buyers, ag retailers, protein producers and food companies. Represented by Fredrikson, Bushel recently closed an oversubscribed $26 million funding round led by The Banc Funds Company with further support from new and existing investors.
Fredrikson attorneys persuaded the Minnesota Supreme Court that the Perham Hospital District’s three clinics should be exempt from property tax because they were operated to improve and run Perham Hospital.
Target Corporation values innovation and great customer experiences. The Fredrikson team aims for both as it works to resolve land condemnation matters with expert insight, a sensitive hand and a strong understanding of Target’s business needs.
The largest beet sugar producer in the US, American Crystal Sugar relies on Fredrikson’s holistic understanding of its corporate structure, business practices, and its long-term objectives in providing the Company legal counsel on a wide range of operational matters.
Fredrikson’s government relations group gained bipartisan support from the Minnesota legislators in helping the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys secure significant additional funding to expand its innovative community engagement programs.