John Saunders

John Saunders

Attorney Commercial Real Estate & Medical Professionals
John is an experienced business attorney, focusing on high-level transactions. Having formerly served as a General Counsel, he has deep experience with the intricacies of commercial real estate, corporate, and franchise law. John also counsels licensed health care professionals, such as dentists, doctors, chiropractors and their businesses.
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Primary Practice Areas


  • J.D., University of Saint Thomas School of Law
  • M.A., Rhetoric & Composition, Saint Cloud State University
  • B.A., English, Saint John's University

Admissions & Licenses

  • Minnesota State Bar
  • Federal


  • Dean’s Award, Catholic Social Thought, Spring 2005
  • Distinguished Master’s Thesis Honors, Saint Cloud State, 2002
  • All-MIAC Men’s Soccer Honorable Mention, 1998

Pro Bono, Civic & Charitable Activities

  • Founder, Hiawatha Nordic Ski Club
  • Coach, Southeast Minneapolis Soccer Club
  • Board Member & Treasurer, Standish-Ericcson Neighborhood Organization, 2007-2011

Personal Interests

Industry Specialization

Professional Associations

  • Vice-Chair, Real Properties Section – Hennepin County Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Board of Directors, Minnesota Retailer Association, 2013-2015
  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2013-2015

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