Andrew G. Humphrey

Partner and Chair Emeritus

Overview

Andrew Humphrey is partner and chair emeritus of Faegre Baker Daniels and a corporate lawyer. From 2012-17, Andrew served as chair and managing partner of Faegre Baker Daniels, overseeing the firm’s growth and westward expansion into California. From 2010-11, he chaired Faegre & Benson’s management board, helping lead the firm through its successful combination with Baker & Daniels to form Faegre Baker Daniels.

Andrew advises clients on general corporate counseling, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, and securities regulation.

Corporate Counseling

Andrew has provided general corporate counseling to public and private companies. He coordinates legal advice on the many issues that affect publicly held and venture-backed companies, including corporate organization and governance, ongoing business review and documentation, obligations of directors and officers, relations with shareholders, capitalization matters and securities issuances.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Andrew has represented buyers, sellers and investors in public and private transactions. Several of these transactions have included the issuance of securities and the consequent registration of these securities under federal and state law.

Venture/Strategic Capital

In addition to representing venture capital firms in venture capital financings, Andrew provides "company-side" representation and advises on strategic investments by corporations.

Securities Regulations

Andrew has worked with public and private companies and underwriters on offerings of securities. Andrew has played a leading role in numerous initial or secondary public offerings, as well as representing corporations in private placements.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Minnesota

Clerkships

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, 1986-1987

Education

University of Chicago Law School
J.D. Law Review (comments editor) (1986)

Amherst College
B.A. cum laude (1983)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Frequent speaker on legal topics and law firm leadership and growth issues 
  • "Strategies" Business Column
    The Business Journal
  • Encyclopedia of Venture Capital
    Contributing Editor
  • When the Going Gets Tough
    Trends
  • Venture Finance in the "New" New Economy
    Minnesota Technology
  • Antitrust Jurisdiction and Remedies in an Electric Utility Price Squeeze
    University of Chicago Law Review

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Best Lawyers® — Advisory Board
  • New Venture Collaborative
  • LifeScience Alley
  • MHTA

Civic Activities

  • Walker Art Center — Board Member
  • Minneapolis Club — Board Member
  • The University of Chicago Law School — Past Member of Visiting Committee
  • City of Wayzata — Former Mayor
  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice — Past Board Member
  • The Blake School — Past Board Member
  • MNBIO — Past Board Member
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral Foundation — Past Board Member
  • Minnesota Academic Excellence Association — Past Board Member
  • Project for Pride in Living, Inc. — Past Board Member
  • HealthSystem Minnesota Foundation — Past Board Member

Honors

  • Corporate INTL Global Awards— Minnesota Corporate Attorney of the Year, 2014
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business — Corporate/M&A, 2004-12
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Mergers & Acquisitions, 2004-18
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2007-18
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