David Peteler

Of Counsel

For over 30 years, David Peteler has helped a wide range of clients achieve their business goals. David has worked with companies ranging from Silicon Valley tech start-ups to local Minnesota businesses to Fortune 500 companies.  

Through his expertise in corporate financing, gained from over 200 private placements and several public offerings, David is adept at helping clients plan, negotiate and close successful financings. Through his long experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, employee buy-outs and sales of businesses, David can help businesses grow through a planned acquisition strategy, and just as easily can help a business owner plan, execute and achieve a successful exit.


  •  Columbia University School of Law (JD)
  •  University of Michigan (MA)
  •  Carleton College (BA cum laude)
  •  Leningrad State University
  •  University Paul Valery

Speaking Engagements:

  • Twin Cities Startup Week: Tech Startups: Getting the Legal Part Right, 10/08/2018 and Minnesota Darwin Lessons Part 2, 10/10/2018

David is a frequent speaker on start-ups and corporate finance topics.

David works with a non-profit organization that raises money to support an orphanage for Tibetan refugee children in India.  He loves mountaineering, and has successfully summited Mt. Athabasca, Mt. Rainier, and Denali.  He enjoys skiing, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Areas of Practice

Business Law

901 Marquette Ave S.
Suite 1675
Minneapolis, MN 55302

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(612) 584-3400