Practice Overview

Rick A. Dold represents business owners, organizations, and private clients with company formation, buy/sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate and business transactional matters. He also advises clients on resolving disputes.

Representative Experience


  • Assisted in the merger and acquisition of a healthcare company worth more than $15 million
  • Represented a majority shareholder in a sale of shares for more than $2 million
  • Represented a minority shareholder in a sale of shares at a price and on terms more favorable than those provided in the company’s corporate documents
  • Represented a construction company owner in the sale of his business through an asset sale
  • Represented numerous start-up companies in many different industries and assisted with entity formation, entity selection, obtaining financing, and growth strategy planning


Land Use/Regulatory and Development

  • Represented land owner in complex zoning dispute and obtained a dismissal of all zoning violations from the City of Rochester
  • Assisted land owner with sale of commercial property included within a planned $60 million development
  • Lobbied on behalf of a group of business owners to effectively limit the applicability of a proposed ordinance that would have cost each business thousands of dollars a year in extra regulatory burden

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Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court of Minnesota


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN; J.D.
  • St. John's University, Collegeville, MN; B.A.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • President, Third District Bar Association
  • Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, Board Member
  • Olmsted County Bar Association, Board Member
  • Rochester Area Builders, Board Member