Leveling The Playing Field

Between Businesses And The Government

Vincent J. Fahnlander

Vincent J. Fahnlander

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Practice Areas:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts and Restructuring
  • First Amendment and Defamation
  • Real Estate
  • Native American Law


Vincent J. Fahnlander represents clients at the state, federal and appellate court levels and focuses his litigation practice in the following areas of law:

  • construction
  • general business
  • debtor/creditor

Mr. Fahnlander writes and lectures in the areas of construction law and has co-authored a chapter in Construction Subcontracting: A Legal Guide for Industry Professionals published by Wiley Law Publications.

Mr. Fahnlander is a member of the Construction Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and holds a membership with Associated Builders and Contractors.


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
  • St John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1985
    • Major: Economics
    • Minor: Government

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1988
  • Iowa, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Published Works

  • Construction Subcontracting: A Legal Guide for Industry Professionals (Chapter Co-Author), Wiley Law Publications, 1991


  • Rising Star, Minnesota Law & Politics

Classes & Seminars

  • Presenter, Lorman Education Services
  • Annual Seminar, Construction Lien Law in Minnesota

Past Positions

  • Hart, Bruner & O'Brien, 1988 to 1990
  • Moss & Barnett, 1990 to 2000
  • Hammargren, Meyer & Paulson, 2000 to 2002

Professional Associations

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Member