Practice Overview

Mark R. Geier is the chair of the Corporate Law practice at Larkin Hoffman and serves as outside general counsel to many privately held companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin. With more than 30 years of experience, he is a sought-after attorney for regional manufacturers – from closely held corporations that manufacture precision components for implantable medical devices to heavy equipment manufacturers. His experience also extends to other industries and disciplines, including construction materials, office equipment, packaging, printing, travel, processing and distribution.

Mark represents businesses on such strategic matters as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession planning
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Manufacturing and distribution agreements
  • Licensing and joint development agreements

Due to his business litigation background, he often evaluates claims by, and against, his business clients and provides executives advice on how to avoid claims.
 
Mark advises his clients on all aspects of business processes and transactions, including:

  • Sales
  • Supply chain
  • Design, research and development
  • Prototypes
  • Production
  • Plating and finishing
  • Quality
  • Performance


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Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 1984
  • Wisconsin, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit


Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, 1984 J.D.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1981 B.A.
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa


Honors

  • AV® Preeminent Rating, by Martindale-Hubbell


Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association, Past Director
  • Minnesota Manufacturing Coalition, Advisor
  • Midwest Manufacturers' Association, Advisor
  • Tri-State Manufacturers' Association
  • Arrowhead Manufacturers & Fabricators Association
  • Venture Expeditions, Director
  • Cedar Valley Church, Past Trustee