Hinshaw Adds Experienced Commercial Transactions Partner in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that Andrew Pratt has joined the commercial transactions practice group as a partner in the Minneapolis office.

Previously a director at RBC Capital Markets, he brings significant transactional and financing experience for government, non-profit and private entities in a wide array of complex infrastructure projects.

Pratt’s practice is concentrated in the area of real estate financing and development, including commercial leases and purchase and sale agreements. He advises clients throughout the life cycle of real estate transactions, and guides clients through the governmental approval process. His experience includes affordable and senior housing, healthcare, education, and transportation projects, among others.

Hinshaw’s strong client relationships throughout the Midwest and the firm’s nationwide geographic footprint were chief among the reasons Pratt decided to join the firm.

Pratt began his law practice with Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, and worked at several other regional law firms before joining RBC Capital Markets in 2020. After law school, he served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. G. Barry Anderson and the Hon. Christopher J. Dietzen in the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

He earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Denver, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School.

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