Craig Coleman is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer with experience successfully representing clients in a wide range of commercial and business disputes. Craig has represented diverse clients in complex and high-stakes litigation involving antitrust, environmental disasters, partnership, commercial and intellectual disputes.


Craig has extensive expertise in antitrust litigation and has litigated the full range of antitrust claims. He has defended antitrust cases brought by the federal government, business competitors and consumers. Craig represents clients through the merger clearance process, and he provides antitrust counseling to corporations and trade associations across industries.

Plaintiff Recovery

Craig represented hundreds of commercial fishermen and businesses in connection with the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Craig has broad experience representing plaintiffs and has achieved successful recoveries through trial and settlement for diverse clients in antitrust, commercial and environmental cases.

Faculty Positions

  • William Mitchell College of Law — Adjunct Professor in Administrative Law


    Bar Admissions


    Court Admissions

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
    U.S. Supreme Court


    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Hon. Pamela Rymer, 2001-2002


    Stanford Law School
    J.D. with distinction, Order of the Coif, Law Review (articles editor) (2001)

    University of Wisconsin
    Ph.D. (2000)

    University of Wisconsin
    B.S. (1993)

    Insights & Events

    Leadership & Community

    Pro Bono

    • Public Lands and Natural Resources
    • Constitutional Law
    • Voting Rights

    Professional Associations

    • Minnesota State Bar Association — Antitrust Section (Chair)


    • Minnesota Super Lawyers -- Business Litigation, 2014-18; Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013
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