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763.780.8500 Toll Free: 800.422.3486 info@bgs.com

200 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, #400
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Scott M. Hagel Of-Counsel

Scott practices in our Commercial and Business Law group and has more than twenty years of experience serving clients in a wide range of business issues and transactions. Previously a partner at Zappia & LeVahn and Henson & Efron, Scott has also acted as the COO and General Counsel for a private equity firm.

Scott routinely works with clients in mergers and acquisitions; having represented both buyer and seller in both large and small transactions.  He has experience in tax law, securities and all areas of business formation, franchise law, and corporate governance.  Clients rely on his extensive experience negotiating and completing complex business transactions of all types across numerous industries.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Minnesota
  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1999, magna cum laude
  • B.S., Accounting, North Dakota State University, 1996 (inactive CPA)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Rising Star, Minnesota Super Lawyers, Minnesota Law & Politics magazine, 2005-2009


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