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Bassford Remele is a full-service litigation firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1882, the firm represents local, national and international clients in all areas of civil litigation.

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Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Andrew Marshall is a trial lawyer with more than 31 years of experience.  He is a Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Senior Civil Trial Specialist.  Andrew has been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published by Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business.  He was also recently inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite organization of accomplished trial lawyers, in recognition of his courtroom skill, reputation and jury trial experience.

Andrew practices in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, personal injury, liquor liability, defamation and employment litigation.  He regularly trains employees of nightclubs, bars and restaurants regarding Minnesota liquor liability laws and the appropriate use of force.


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Employment Law
Liquor Liability
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Shareholder Litigation



Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Education

University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1986
Honors: Cum Laude

Lawrence University

B.A., 1982
Major: Biology




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 1986
Wisconsin, 1997

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1987
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1992

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1989



Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Senior Civil Trial Specialist




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Honors and Awards

American Board of Trial Advocates

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2004 - 2016

Selected to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015 - 2017

AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Wisconsin State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Faculty, Trial Academy, 2009


National Association of Distinguished Counsel




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Representative Cases

Hettler v. Petters, 2005 WL 715933 (D. Minn. Mar. 29, 2005), opinion granting a temporary restraining order and permanent injunctive relief from harassment under Rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Northern States Power Co. v. Minnesota Metropolitan Council, 684 N.W.2d 485 (Minn. 2004), Minnesota Supreme Court opinion dealing with what constitutes governmental taking, proper remedies in inverse condemnation proceedings, and appropriate application of the summary judgment standard to a motion to dismiss.

Petrosian v. CostCo Wholesale Corp., 2004 WL 1941276 (D. Minn. Aug. 31, 2004), opinion granting Summary Judgment and dismissing plaintiff’s negligence claim on the basis that it would not be possible to prove actual or constructive notice of a potentially dangerous condition.

Heaven & Earth, Inc. v. Wyman Properties Ltd. Partnership, 2003 WL 22680935 (D. Minn. Oct. 21, 2003), opinion sustaining tenant’s claims for recovery from a landlord for overcharging utility costs under breach of contract, conversion, common law fraud, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statutes.  18 U.S.C.A. § 1962.

Jeffrey McSorley v. George Novosel and Saveway Trucking, Ltd., Minnesota District Court, Hennepin County, Court File No. PI 02-17135, jury verdict entered on August 27, 2003, in favor of Jeffrey McSorley in the amount of $5,004,079.96 in a case arising out of a truck/automobile accident.

Northern States Power Co. v. Federal Transit Administration, 270 F.3d 586 (8th Cir. 2001), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion sustaining an injunction requested by government agencies that required relocation of utilities, and dealing with the amount of bond required.

Northern States Power Co. v. Federal Transit Administration, 2001 WL 667789 (D. Minn. 2001), opinion denying plaintiff’s motion to stay a preliminary injunction and evaluating arguments on each of the four factors for motions made under Rule 62(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

C.L.D. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 79 F. Supp. 2d 1080 (D. Minn. 1999), summary judgment against employee who brought claims for invasion of privacy, promissory estoppel, and “unfair employment practices” under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.

Ewald v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 139 F.3d 619 (8th Cir. 1998), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment against employee who brought claims for breach of contract, wrongful discharge, promissory estoppel, retaliation under Minnesota’s whistleblower statute (Minn. Stat. § 181.932), civil conspiracy, defamation, failure to timely pay wages, and failure to give timely written notice of reasons for termination.

Pelton v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 133 F.3d 923 (8th Cir. 1997), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment against plaintiff in an action for injuries sustained at a business owned and operated by defendant.

Granite Falls Bank v. Hendrikson, 924 F.2d 150 (8th Cir. 1991), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing a dismissal based on the Clayton Act’s four-year statute of limitations.  This was the first case in the circuit addressing the specific issue of when a civil claim accrues under Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statutes.  18 U.S.C.A. § 1962.

Busse v. Hague, 1990 WL 5219 (Minn. App. Jan. 30, 1990), Minnesota Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment for defendant construction company in an action for recovery of plaintiff’s injuries resulting from an automobile accident.




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Representative Clients

701 Ventures, Inc.

The Fern Hill Place Homeowners Association

Costco Wholesale Co.

Heaven & Earth, Inc.

Minnesota Autism Center




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223




Andrew L. Marshall

Shareholder

Email: amarshall@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1623

Fax: 612.746.1223

Andrew Marshall is a trial lawyer with more than 31 years of experience.  He is a Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Senior Civil Trial Specialist.  Andrew has been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published by Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business.  He was also recently inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite organization of accomplished trial lawyers, in recognition of his courtroom skill, reputation and jury trial experience.

Andrew practices in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, personal injury, liquor liability, defamation and employment litigation.  He regularly trains employees of nightclubs, bars and restaurants regarding Minnesota liquor liability laws and the appropriate use of force.


Practice Areas


Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Employment Law
Liquor Liability
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Shareholder Litigation

Education


University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1986
Honors: Cum Laude

Lawrence University

B.A., 1982
Major: Biology

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 1986
Wisconsin, 1997

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1987
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1992

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1989

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Senior Civil Trial Specialist


Honors and Awards


American Board of Trial Advocates

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2004 - 2016

Selected to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015 - 2017

AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Wisconsin State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Faculty, Trial Academy, 2009


National Association of Distinguished Counsel


Representative Cases


Hettler v. Petters, 2005 WL 715933 (D. Minn. Mar. 29, 2005), opinion granting a temporary restraining order and permanent injunctive relief from harassment under Rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Northern States Power Co. v. Minnesota Metropolitan Council, 684 N.W.2d 485 (Minn. 2004), Minnesota Supreme Court opinion dealing with what constitutes governmental taking, proper remedies in inverse condemnation proceedings, and appropriate application of the summary judgment standard to a motion to dismiss.

Petrosian v. CostCo Wholesale Corp., 2004 WL 1941276 (D. Minn. Aug. 31, 2004), opinion granting Summary Judgment and dismissing plaintiff’s negligence claim on the basis that it would not be possible to prove actual or constructive notice of a potentially dangerous condition.

Heaven & Earth, Inc. v. Wyman Properties Ltd. Partnership, 2003 WL 22680935 (D. Minn. Oct. 21, 2003), opinion sustaining tenant’s claims for recovery from a landlord for overcharging utility costs under breach of contract, conversion, common law fraud, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statutes.  18 U.S.C.A. § 1962.

Jeffrey McSorley v. George Novosel and Saveway Trucking, Ltd., Minnesota District Court, Hennepin County, Court File No. PI 02-17135, jury verdict entered on August 27, 2003, in favor of Jeffrey McSorley in the amount of $5,004,079.96 in a case arising out of a truck/automobile accident.

Northern States Power Co. v. Federal Transit Administration, 270 F.3d 586 (8th Cir. 2001), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion sustaining an injunction requested by government agencies that required relocation of utilities, and dealing with the amount of bond required.

Northern States Power Co. v. Federal Transit Administration, 2001 WL 667789 (D. Minn. 2001), opinion denying plaintiff’s motion to stay a preliminary injunction and evaluating arguments on each of the four factors for motions made under Rule 62(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

C.L.D. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 79 F. Supp. 2d 1080 (D. Minn. 1999), summary judgment against employee who brought claims for invasion of privacy, promissory estoppel, and “unfair employment practices” under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.

Ewald v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 139 F.3d 619 (8th Cir. 1998), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment against employee who brought claims for breach of contract, wrongful discharge, promissory estoppel, retaliation under Minnesota’s whistleblower statute (Minn. Stat. § 181.932), civil conspiracy, defamation, failure to timely pay wages, and failure to give timely written notice of reasons for termination.

Pelton v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 133 F.3d 923 (8th Cir. 1997), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment against plaintiff in an action for injuries sustained at a business owned and operated by defendant.

Granite Falls Bank v. Hendrikson, 924 F.2d 150 (8th Cir. 1991), Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing a dismissal based on the Clayton Act’s four-year statute of limitations.  This was the first case in the circuit addressing the specific issue of when a civil claim accrues under Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statutes.  18 U.S.C.A. § 1962.

Busse v. Hague, 1990 WL 5219 (Minn. App. Jan. 30, 1990), Minnesota Court of Appeals opinion affirming summary judgment for defendant construction company in an action for recovery of plaintiff’s injuries resulting from an automobile accident.


Representative Clients


701 Ventures, Inc.

The Fern Hill Place Homeowners Association

Costco Wholesale Co.

Heaven & Earth, Inc.

Minnesota Autism Center