Jon Steckler’s practice is focused on the areas of commercial and business law and litigation, including general corporate governance and representation, franchise law, manufacturer/product liability, construction and real estate development, employment law, general commercial liability, and insurance coverage and defense.
Jon prepares complex commercial documents including services contracts, franchise agreements, distribution contracts, non-compete agreements, commercial leases, purchase agreements, and employee handbooks and manuals. He represents clients in state and federal courts and before state and federal regulatory departments regarding inquiries and compliance issues, as well as alternative dispute resolution. Additionally, Jon represents and advises clients on matters concerning FMLA, ADA, HRA, and OSHA compliance.
He assesses and helps manage risk for commercial clients on wide-ranging business and strategic issues. His services include coordinating due diligence, timely issue spotting and problem solving, as well as prudent document preparation and retention and corporate record keeping.
In addition to being admitted to the bar in Minnesota, South Dakota, and various Federal Courts, Jon has been admitted to practice before the White Earth Nation, Red Earth Nation, and Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
As part of his legal practice, Jon provides pro bono legal services through Volunteer Lawyer Network and LegalCORPS, and has served as general counsel in a pro bono capacity for a non-profit no-kill animal shelter and adoption agency for over 10 years.
Jon lives in Minneapolis with his wife and daughter. In addition to enjoying running, biking and swimming, Jon volunteers as a coach for the Loppet Foundation Trail Kids Mountain Bike Program.
Selected to Thomson Reuters Minnesota “Rising Star” list in 2013, 2014, and 2015
B.S., Political Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota
J.D., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota