Greg Weyandt focuses his practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution. He tried over 150 cases to conclusion in state and federal courts. Those trials involved health, disability, fiduciary, securities, tax and trust, products liability, construction, insurance, personal injury, banking and trade secret issues. Additionally, he handled over 100 arbitrations.
Greg's experience as a trial lawyer led to his being selected numerous times as a party appointed arbitrator, neutral arbitrator and mediator. Courts have appointed him as a special master and special investigator. As a mediator he has helped settle everything from, "routine" soft tissue cases to multi-party claims with numerous catastrophic injuries and multiple defendants to complex commercial matters involving banking, construction and contractual disputes with and without insurance coverage.
He continues to work with other lawyers at the firm on a variety of commercial disputes.
Prior to joining Briol & Associates, Greg was Managing Partner and Chair of the Litigation group at Rider Bennett, LLP, and later partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP.
Greg's professional achievements include:
Marquette University Law School
University of St. Thomas
Equivalent of Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry (no thesis written - no degree granted)
University of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Wisconsin Supreme Court, Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss (1976 - 1977)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Product Liability Litigation
Various Construction Cases
Trust and Estate Litigation
U.S. Trust - U.S. Bank
In re Ruth Easton Fund
Bell v. FFS
Regular representation of battered women in Orders for Protection matters through the Chrysalis Safety Project.
Representation of individuals injured as a result of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers through Trial Lawyers that Care.