Jeremy practices debtor-creditor law, commercial lending, commercial banking and finance (including workouts and banking regulation), tax law, commercial litigation (including insurance disputes), corporate law, lemon law, landlord-tenant law, and FDCPA defense and prosecution.
Jeremy also has experience advising medical device manufacturers on compliance with Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations (for example, document management, change control for spreadsheets, and validation of custom legacy software). This practice area draws on Jeremy's technical expertise as a chemical engineer with a health focus.
In addition, Jeremy is a patent attorney registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and has patent prosecution and portfolio management experience.
Jeremy has experience representing clients under ethical or criminal investigation through his white collar defense practice, which draws on his expertise in finance, securities, tax & accounting, and debtor-creditor law.
Finally, Jeremy acted as U.S. patent counsel for more than a year in Taipei, where he learned Mandarin and developed expertise in Taiwanese business and law.
Jeremy knows the law and takes the time to listen to his clients and understand the issues. Whether counseling an insured, negotiating a loan workout, defending or prosecuting a lawsuit, or representing an individual or business filing bankruptcy, Jeremy skillfully brings legal arguments to bear in a creative and strategic way that has yielded consistent results. He offers practical and useful advice communicated sensitively and respectfully, and advocates zealously on behalf of his clients.
Representative Corporate Clients
- General counsel, TCFEF (TCF Equipment Finance).
- General counsel to a collection agency (2007 until its sale in 2012).
- Purdue Pharma, OxyContin litigation (2003). Review of documents for firm defending Purdue Pharma.
- G.E. Water & Process Technologies, Minnetonka, Minn. (2003). Audited IP portfolio (both U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks) for G.E., including patents and trademarks acquired pursuant to G.E.’s purchase of, inter alia, a New Jersey filtration firm and Osmonics in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Oversaw patent and trademark maintenance fees. Communicated with outside counsel, including Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee and Bryan Cave in New York on Avenue of the Americas. Drafted, negotiated, and reviewed nondisclosure agreements, joint development agreements, and asset purchase agreements.
- Minnesota Law & Politics, Minneapolis, Minn. (2003). Evaluated lawyers and issued recommendations for forthcoming issue of the magazine's Super Lawyer edition.
- Thomson Reuters, Eagan, Minn. (2004). Research associate at FindLaw (researching lawyers) and legal editor at Thomson West in Eagan (proofreading forthcoming mass torts multidistrict litigation (MDL) online bulletin).
- UnitedHealthcare, Edina, Minn. (2004). Reviewed health insurance contracts for a project comparing different plans.
- Collection Agency I (redacted), Eagan, Minn. (2005). Managed a $10 million portfolio of automobile deficiencies (both leases and loans) on behalf of GMAC, Inc. (General Motors Acceptance Corp., now Ally Financial, Inc.). Later, managed a larger portfolio of Honda seconds (debt placed with a second agency after a primary agency has been unsuccessful in securing payment). Specialized in skip tracing. Learned about the collections industry and observed numerous violations.
- UBS Financial Services, Minneapolis, Minn. (2007). Estimated a taxpayer’s avg. basis of Life Time Fitness equity acquired in connection with various private placements prior to Life Time’s IPO (it has since undergone an LBO and is once again private). Programmed a customized spreadsheet calculating real-time portfolio valuations using dynamic data. Managed client contacts for a senior vice president and his team. Had access to sensitive client data, including names, SSNs, addresses, places of employment, accounts, balances, and positions.
- RBC Wealth Mgmt., Minneapolis, Minn. (2007). Securities data conversion project incidental to RBC’s acquisition of Dain Rauscher Wessels, a Minneapolis brokerage. Programmed in Word and Excel using Visual Basic to draw from a database, synthesize the data, and email various managers with relevant summaries (in the thousands of records, so that the project could not have been done by hand). Some of this was done daily, and some weekly. Cumulatively, these tasks formerly took four hours each morning, but afterward, took about fifteen minutes. Consequently, managers received the data earlier, and a position was eliminated.
- Collection Agency II (redacted), Eden Prairie, Minn. (2008). Gained more experience in collections. Observed numerous FDCPA violations.
- Medical College Admission Test (2010). Sat for the MCAT and scored in approx. the 88th percentile, but did not ultimately pursue medical studies.
- CPA Global (2010). Oversaw preparation of a database summarizing the foreign and domestic patent holdings of a large client, including priority, countries where applied, related applications (i.e., parent-child relationship, such as divisional, continuation, and continuation-in-part (CIP) applications), and dates of issue, maintenance fees, and expiration. Worked extensively with foreign patent websites and CPA Global’s proprietary software.
- Medtronic Neuromodulation, Fridley, Minn., Rice Creek Facility (2010). Assisted Medtronic in connection with an internal audit and other measures undertaken after it was sanctioned by the FDA for noncompliance in handling adverse event reporting incidental to products sold through its Neuromodulation division.
- Boston Scientific (then American Medical Systems (AMS)), Minnetonka, Minn. (2011). Compliance and validation of legacy software systems at med. device manufacturer.
Languages spoken: English, German, Mandarin
Hourly ($300-420/hour), Fixed (sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit card
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|MN||Authorized to practice||2002||07/31/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Dean's List||University of Minnesota||2001|
|Class Honors (Top 15%of Class)||University of Michigan||1995|
|Dean's List||University of Michigan||1995|
|Cum Laude||University of Michigan||1995|
|Awarded Advanced Standing in NROTC||United States Navy||1993|
|Regents-Alumni Scholar||University of Michigan||1991|
|State of Michigan Competitive Scholar||State of Michigan||1991|
|Principal||Cobb Law||2002 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Schwegmann Lundberg Woessner||1999 - 1999|
|Research Associate||Doherty, Rumble & Butler, PA||1996 - 1999|
|Engineering Intern||Pentair||1995 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States District Court for the District of Minnesota||Admitted to Practice||2008 - Present|
|University of Michigan Club of the Twin Cities||Member||2008 - Present|
|University of Michigan Alumni Student Recruiter||Represenative||2008 - Present|
|United States Patent and Trademark Office||Registered Patent Attorney||2002 - Present|
|Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology||Editor||1999 - 2001|
|Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA) at Univ. of Minnesota Law School||President||1998 - 1999|
|Phi Lambda Upsilon National Honorary Chemical Society||Member||1994 - Present|
|Malave v. Check Rite Systems (FDCPA Defense)||Case Dismissed with No Liability for Client.|
|Loan Workout||Saved Commercial Client Approximately $135,000.|
|Bankruptcy (Chapter 13 Cramdown: Plan Confirmed))||Saved Debtor Approximately $150,000.|
|See all legal cases|
|Unpublished||Treatment of Minnesota State-Court Judgments Following Bankruptcy of the Judgment Debtor||2013|
|University of Minnesota Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||Chemical Engineering||BS - Bachelor of Science||1995|