Richard Ostlund is the recipient of the 2014 Corporate INTL Publication’s Global Award as Minnesota Business Litigation Attorney of the Year.
Mr. Ostlund and our firm’s recognition by Corporate INTL is reprinted below:
Anthony Ostlund is a Minneapolis-based firm dedicated exclusively to resolving business disputes. Its large boutique platform focuses entirely on solving business and financial disputes. Due to its representation of businesses and private equity firms, its trial professionals have lead complex engagements for business clients across the United States and internationally, including Germany, France, England, Singapore and China.
Richard T. Ostlund, an Anthony Ostlund senior partner, is an experienced business trial attorney leading complex engagements, as well as being a corporate director of national and multi-national businesses over the past 30 years. He brings a unique business/strategic perspective to efficiently resolving business issues for clients involving several million dollars to more than $1 billion.
Mr. Ostlund has lead engagements in more than 30 states and in multiple countries. Since 2008, he has represented clients who have successfully recovered $73 million, $62 million, $23 million, $15 million, and $8 million and $7.5 million in shareholder/partnership, intellectual property, trust/fiduciary duty, banking and insurance coverage cases in Minnesota, California, Texas and Arizona. The range of Mr. Ostlund’s major trial experience in multiple business areas over 32 years is exceptional among trial lawyers.
He has also directed intellectual property disputes and Foreign Corrupt Practice engagements involving business operations in China, France and Germany. In 2011, Mr. Ostlund and the firm were hired to replace one of the largest law firms in the world to defend ongoing federal court medical equipment antitrust litigation in Texas. Anthony Ostlund replaced the client’s previous trial team of 16 lawyers, plus another 8 based in India, with a team of 6 Anthony Ostlund professionals who successfully obtained a dismissal of the case, and in the process saved the client millions in defense costs.
Whether a client’s needs involve a bet the company trial, the future control of the business, or a financial contest involving hundreds of thousands to more than $1 billion regarding virtually any aspect of modern business life, Anthony Ostlund is a firm of business-focused attorneys who have actually successfully tried such cases. It specializes in a wide range of business disputes, including securities, shareholder/governance/fiduciary duties, financial fraud, banking, intellectual property and employment litigation. The firm obtains consistently outstanding results in an efficient manner using a focused business model where its professionals are each deeply experienced in their core areas of expertise.
Anthony Ostlund partners have been consistently recognised by their peers, judges and knowledgeable industry sources for their expertise. Multiple partners – Joe Anthony, Rich Ostlund, Norm Baer and Vince Louwagie – have been selected as Minnesota Lawyers of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013; or accepted by the American College of Trial Lawyers or International College of Trial Lawyers; or recognized as leading trial attorneys in Best Lawyers in America and/or in Chambers USA.