J.D., 2003, University of Minnesota Law School
MBA, 2004, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
B.A., 2000, Tulane University
Awards & Honors
BTI Client Service All-Stars, 2015
Minnesota Rising Stars, Super Lawyers®, 2008-2012, 2015-2016
Dean Willer is a shareholder and practices in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies and entrepreneurial services, and corporate finance and securities groups. Prior to joining Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., he completed his Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and has worked as a financial analyst with Intel Corporation and a mergers and acquisitions specialist at an investment banking firm, focusing on the valuation, sale and financing of middle-market businesses.
Mr. Willer represents private and public companies, venture capital groups and private equity funds who are acquiring, selling, reorganizing and merging businesses, bringing both legal and business capability to the transaction. Additionally, he provides meaningful assistance to start-up entrepreneurs and rapidly growing companies in the areas of entity formation, general corporate services, business counseling assistance and fund raising. Throughout his practice, Mr. Willer also has worked on a diverse assortment of complex financial and corporate finance transactions and structured financings, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities, conduit lending and securitizations.
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Carlson School of Management MBA Alumni Ambassador
Name: Dean D. Willer
Law Firm: Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Address: Capella Tower, Suite 3500 Minneapolis MN 55402
Phone: (612) 604-6633
Website URL: http://www.winthrop.com/professionals/Dean_D._Willer.aspx