Jay R. Lindgren
Jay Lindgren is a nationally recognized legal expert in innovative finance and regulatory strategies for urban redevelopment and public infrastructure projects. He practices in the areas of Land Use and Project Development, Municipal Law and Public Finance. He is Chair of the Infrastructure practice group and co-Chair of the Urban Redevelopment group. Jay represents project developers and governments seeking to solve complex land use, real estate development, urban redevelopment, and infrastructure issues.
Terry Danysh is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Affairs group, and is co-chair of its Urban Redevelopment practice. Over the past 26 years, he has worked throughout the west on controversial land use projects, assisting private and public entities in resolving thorny environmental issues. On behalf of clients as diverse as Capital One, Amtrak and the City of Seattle, Terry’s projects involve(d) negotiation with local, state and federal governments, due diligence, permitting, eminent domain, administrative and judicial litigation and appeals, lobbying and legislation, and water rights issues.
Eric A. Ruzicka
Partner in the Trial group. Practice includes responsibility for a variety of types of commercial litigation and arbitrations, with emphasis on representation of owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and architects and engineers in construction disputes; representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease disputes; representation of policyholders in insurance coverage disputes; general commercial litigation; and business planning aimed at avoiding litigation.
Dan is an associate in the Public Finance group. He works with municipalities, development authorities, underwriters, and nonprofit corporations in connection with the issuance of municipal bonds. He also advises municipalities and development authorities on economic development matters, including tax increment financing and property tax abatement.
Ms. Hassemer is an associate in the Public Finance group. Her practice currently focuses on serving as bond counsel in connection with general obligation and revenue bond financings and as economic development counsel.
Kristin is an associate in Dorsey’s Regulatory Affairs group.
Polly Snider has a M.A. in Library Science from the University of Minnesota and over 20 years experience as a law librarian. In addition to the Infrastructure Practice Group, she is the IRC liaison to Labor & Employment, Finance & Restructuring, Corporate Funds and Telecommunications.
Polly is a reference librarian at Dorsey for over 16 years. As a part of that position, she has drafted other practice group e-newsletters.