We ease your legal burdens by listening to understand your needs, developing and communicating a tailored strategy, and applying our strategy with a focus on results.
Our Practice Areas
Litigation often means that everything is on the line--your business, your reputation, your livelihood, your security, your peace of mind. When it matters most, you need a litigator who has developed an optimal approach to litigation through years of practice and experience. You need a litigator who has the focus and energy to ensure that you case will not flounder in our complex legal system.
We chose our careers so we could work with businesses and business owners. Our clients include small businesses and businesses worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Our experience in litigation gives us a valuable perspective of what can go wrong, and allows us to guide our clients away from legal pitfalls.
Our attorneys partner with business owners, in-house counsel, and human resource professionals to provide advice and counsel on all aspects of labor, employment, and human resource issues. We work with clients to proactively address compliance with local, state, and federal labor and employment laws and regulations.
Securities fraud is a scheme or artifice to defraud another in connection with the sale of securities. Investment professionals like brokers and financial advisors can commit securities fraud (also known as investment fraud) by dealing with their clients in a manner that violates certain laws, regulations, or industry rules.
Steve Cerny and Mark Santi have become a vital part of our business. Santi Cerny are more than simply our attorneys – they are our legal advisors. Santi Cerny help us with everything from contracts, to employment law, to intellectual property and litigation. They are professional, responsive, and most importantly – effective. I recommend Santi Cerny to any business, large or small, that needs a true legal partner.
– DENNIS DIMKA, CEO – UPTIME LEGAL SYSTEMS
Mark Santi and Steve Cerny have nearly 20 years of combined experience representing clients in an array of legal matters relating to litigation, business, and employment.
They value a deep knowledge of the law gained through experience and a continuing desire to stay on the cutting edge of the law.
On March 25, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed Emergency Executive Order 20-20, Directing Minnesotans to Stay at Home (the “Executive Order”). Beginning on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. through Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5 p.m., all persons currently living within the State of Minnesota are ordered to stay at home or […]
If you lost money in the stock market due to your broker or financial advisor’s misconduct, you likely agreed to an arbitration provision requiring your claim to be resolved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). According to FINRA, it is the largest securities dispute resolution forum in the world, handling 99% of all securities arbitration claims involving customers of brokerage firms.