Craig Coleman is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer motivated to use litigation to make an impact. Craig has taken cases of national importance involving the environment, the right to vote and affordable housing. His plaintiff clients have ranged from classes of individuals to Fortune 500 companies, and Craig welcomes the challenge of tailoring litigation strategies to achieve success for plaintiffs. Craig also has extensive experience in antitrust litigation and has defended a wide range of cases brought by the federal government, business competitors and consumers. Craig represents clients through the merger-clearance process and regularly provides antitrust counseling to corporations and trade associations.

Personal Interests

Craig loves wilderness camping, backpacking and fly fishing. He has long since transitioned to trying to keep up with his sons in those pursuits.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Supreme Court


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Hon. Pamela Rymer, 2001-2002


Stanford Law School
J.D. with distinction, Order of the Coif, Law Review (articles editor) (2001)

University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. (2000)

University of Wisconsin
B.S. (1993)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Public Lands and Natural Resources

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association — Antitrust Section (Chair)


  • Chambers USA — Minnesota, Antitrust, 2020-23
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-23
  • Minnesota Lawyer — Attorneys of the Year, 2023
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Business Litigation, 2014-21
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2019
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013
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