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Jonathan L.H. Nygren



Jon provides practical guidance to assist public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate issues. He has advised on hundreds of transactions across a variety of industries, including significant experience representing financial services, food and agribusiness, and technology clients in mergers and acquisitions.
Jon has represented major clients such as Life Time Fitness, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Seagate Technology, JDS Uniphase, 3M Company and CoLucid Pharmaceuticals. He provides a consistent approach to getting deals done efficiently, while being responsive to each client’s unique needs and business goals.

Personal Interests

Jon enjoys skiing, historical nonfiction books, University of Minnesota athletics and spending time with his family.

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Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Hon. James B. Loken, 2002-2003


Yale Law School
J.D. Yale Law Journal (Editor) (2002)

University of Minnesota
B.A. Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude (1999)

Insights & Events


  • Chambers USA — Minnesota, Corporate/M&A, 2023-24
  • Chambers USA — Minnesota, Corporate/M&A, “Up and Coming” Lawyer, 2020-22
  • Best Lawyers® — Corporate Governance Law, 2023; Corporate Law, 2023-24; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023-24
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013, 2015-18
Awards Methodology
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