May 30, 2020

James M. Lockhart

Jim Lockhart represents businesses in complex litigation involving commercial disputes, real estate and construction, and antitrust cases. His trial practice experience in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies and arbitration panels, includes price fixing, market allocation, and other antitrust matters, complex breach of contract claims, professional liability, fraud, and defalcation claims, shareholder disputes, insurance law, creditors' rights, real estate, zoning and land use, construction litigation, and other business and commercial disputes.

Jim uses his broad experience to efficiently resolve disputes both large and small and to counsel clients about measures to prevent litigation. He has also served on the Management Committee at Lindquist since 2012.

Representative Matters

  • Represented national freight forwarder in federal court litigation involving alleged kickback scheme by an independent contractor

  • Represented owner of historic, 1,300 unit apartment complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota obtaining dismissal of lawsuit seeking to eliminate numerous easements providing virtually all of the access and utility services to the complex. In re Crablex, Inc., 762 N.W.2d 247 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009) rev. denied

  • Represented national title insurer in successful action to enforce an escrow agreement providing that $2,400,000 in escrow funds could be used by title insurer to settle mechanic's lien claims against large Minneapolis condominium project

Articles in the National Law Review database by James M. Lockhart

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