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Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School
    (
    J.D., magna cum laude, 2010)
  • Saint John's University
    (
    B.A., Elementary Education, 2005)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Benjamin J. Skoglund

Attorney

4200 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
T (612) 752-1043
F (612) 371-3207

Ben’s practice is focused on assisting buyers, sellers, and shareholders of, as well as investors in, private and public entities in various types of M&A transactions. Ben also assists clients with general corporate issues ranging from contract drafting to regulatory compliance.

Before joining Lindquist & Vennum, Ben was a teacher in the Bloomington Public School system in Bloomington, MN.

Representative Experience
  • Drafting transaction documents for the purchase and sale of businesses ranging from management consulting to voice-enabled application solutions to sports equipment manufacturing
  • Negotiating and drafting software license, consulting, services, research-license and non-disclosure agreements for an international technology and health information solutions company
  • Conducting comprehensive legal due diligence review and analysis in various transactions for a Fortune 500 company in the food products and distribution services industry
  • Drafting merger documents for a NYSE-listed equipment manufacturer’s purchase of a wholly-owned subsidiary
  • Counseling various limited liability companies with regard to compliance with federal regulations relating to government supply contracts
  • Assisting emerging businesses and start-ups with formation, contract negotiation and general legal counsel
  • Guiding nonprofit charitable organizations and private foundations through incorporation and qualification for federal tax-exemption