Andrew R. Brown*


Since joining Reding & Pilney in 2002, Andrew's litigation practice has focused on construction disputes between contractors, subcontractors and property owners, including claims involving property damage and personal injury. Andrew's trial practice also includes personal injury, accident, insurance coverage and subrogation matters in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Prior to joining Reding & Pilney, Andrew focused on litigation involving employment, labor and construction disputes, both in private practice and as corporate counsel for Menard, Inc.


Andrew R. Brown


Main: 651-702-1414
Direct: 651-379-0436
Fax: 651-702-1415
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Stephanie Johnson
Phone:  651-209-9353
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  • B.S. University of Minnesota 
  • J.D. Hamline University School of Law 
  • Publication Editor, Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Western Dist. Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern Dist. Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit and 8th Circuit

Areas of Practice:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and insurance related disputes 
  • General Business, Corporate and Employment Representation, Advice and Litigation
  • Appeals

Professional Recognition:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated ®
  • Law and Politics:  Super Lawyer 2014 - Present
  • Professional Associations:

    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Washington County Bar Association
    • Wisconsin State Bar Association
    • Wisconsin Defense Counsel
    • Defense Research Institute

    Representative Cases:

    • Menard, Inc. v. LIRC, 639 N.W.2d 801 (Wis. Ct. App. 2001)
    • Hankee v. Menard, Inc., 2002 WL 32357167 (W.D. Wis. 2002)
    • Haines v. Nelson Tree Service, Inc., 2006 WL 3025643 (W.D. Wis. 2006)
    • Novak v. JBL Plastering, Inc. et al., Scott County, 2007 (Judgment in favor of Client)
    • Hofacker v. Auto-Owners Insurance Co., Pierce County, 2008 (Judgment in favor of Client)
    • 650 N. Main Assoc. v. Territorial Springs Riverview, LLC, Washington County, 2014 (Jury Trial Complete Defense Verdict for Masonry Subcontractor)
    • Spindler v. Johnson et al., Pierce County, 2015 (Jury Trial Complete Defense Verdict in TBI liability trial)