Steven R. Kruger - Best & Flanagan LLP

Steven R. Kruger

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 612-349-5646

Steven R. Kruger is a member of the firm’s Business Law practice group. His main areas of concentration are advising and working with closely-held and family owned businesses and professional firms, analyzing and providing advice on business and personal income tax matters, and creating and advising nonprofit and tax exempt organizations. In the course of this work, Steve and his colleagues at Best & Flanagan consciously work in a cooperative and collaborative way with their clients’ advisors.

Steve helps closely-held businesses, especially family businesses, engage in strategic and structural planning. Steve works closely with the firm’s Private Wealth Planning group to develop integrated solutions for issues related to family entities and investments, trust administration and estate planning. Steve understands and has significant experience with the unique complexity, dynamics, issues, opportunities and challenges that exist in family businesses.

Steve also works with a variety of non-family closely-held businesses in a number of different industries. He represents numerous professional firms, including physicians, architects, dentists, accountants and other lawyers. He assists clients with forming and restructuring corporations, limited partnerships and LLCs. In addition, he helps clients with the sale and purchase of businesses. Steve also assists clients with the creation of tax exempt private foundations and public charities and related tax and legal compliance issues. He is a frequent lecturer in the areas of corporate and business law, taxation and nonprofit organizations. Steve has been named a “Super Lawyer” for several years. Steve also holds a CPA certificate (inactive).

Wartburg CollegeBA 1979University of MichiganJ.D. 1982
American Bar AssociationMinnesota State Bar Association, Business Law, Corporate Counsel and Taxation SectionsHennepin County Bar Association National Leadership and Advisory Board and Audit Committee for Wartburg CollegeUniversity of Minnesota Medical Foundation Heart Advisory CommitteeFellowship of Christian Athletes Minnesota State Advisory Board

Office Location

60 South Sixth Street, 27th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law (Business)
Trusts and Estates