Al Coleman—Former McGladrey Assistant General Counsel—Joins Gray Plant Mooty


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 30, 2012) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce another addition to its growing roster of corporate and business law experts with Al Coleman joining the firm as a principal.

Most recently Coleman served as Assistant General Counsel of McGladrey LLP, a billion dollar leading financial services firm. This unique insight has ingrained in him the discipline to consistently provide pragmatic legal and business solutions that maximize value for clients.

Coleman primarily focuses on assisting companies with increasing revenues and reducing risks in domestic and international transactions. As a highly regarded and trusted advisor, he provides sophisticated advice and counsel to emerging businesses and established domestic and multi-national companies on a broad range of business and legal issues including commercial transactions, license agreements, and supply and distribution agreements. Coleman also provides extensive expertise in structuring, negotiating, and closing complex mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, strategic alliances, and forming or expanding operations in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

A sought-after thought leader, Coleman has authored a highly acclaimed and best-selling career development guide, “Secrets to Success,” and has mentored countless emerging leaders. He teaches, writes, and speaks frequently on transactional law topics, and is a regular contributor to national publications where his insights have been shared with a multitude of readers.

Coleman graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School and is an adjunct professor at the law school where he teaches a course on contract drafting.

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.