Dean Eyler, Gregory Merz Honored By Benchmark Litigation


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Sept. 16, 2013) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that Minnesota-based attorneys Dean Eyler and Gregory Merz have been honored by Benchmark Litigation in their 2013 rankings.

Benchmark Litigation recognizes Gray Plant Mooty’s benchmark practice areas in Antitrust, White Collar Crime, and Health Care, and lists the firm as a recommended Benchmark firm in Minnesota.

Dean Eyler, a principal at Gray Plant Mooty and chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation team, was named a Benchmark Litigation Future Star for 2013 in the state of Minnesota. Dean’s practice is focused on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation and he has substantial experience in litigating trademark, trade dress, patent infringement and ownership, copyright, trade secret, false advertising, and unfair competition cases. He also represents clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation, real estate-related disputes, and in appellate practice.

Gregory Merz, a principal at Gray Plant Mooty and co-chair of the Business & General Litigation practice group, was named a Benchmark Litigation Local Litigation Star for 2013 in the state of Minnesota. Gregory is particularly known for his life sciences litigation, and a peer described him as a “great retail, medical malpractice” attorney. Gregory has represented individuals and companies in litigation matters covering a wide variety of subject matters, including telecommunications, administrative law, health & human services, employment, breach of contract, antitrust, franchise & distribution, and professional licensing matters.

About GPM:

Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 170-attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Washington, DC. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value to our clients, and directly or with our global affiliations, we provide comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis.