David C. Archer



David Archer is a litigator who helps clients resolve business and commercial disputes. He represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of business litigation matters. 

During law school, David worked as a law clerk in the Civil Division of the Minneapolis City Attorney’s office, primarily on civil litigation matters. David also worked as a law clerk in Xcel Energy’s Office of General Counsel, on litigation matters, and on state and federal regulatory affairs.

Before law school, David worked as a senior adviser to the Governor of Colorado. 

David is an enthusiast of the outdoors, basketball and travel.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. Minnesota Journal of International Law, Managing Editor (2017)

Grinnell College
B.A. in History, with honors (2005)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19
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