Jim Long '84

Adjunct: General Curriculum
James Long
Counsel, Maslon LLP
University of Chicago, A.B.
University of Minnesota, J.D.
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Jim has focused on antitrust, franchise and distribution law since graduating from the Law School, first at Winston & Strawn in Chicago, then at Briggs and Morgan for 32 years, and now at Maslon. He has tried antitrust, franchise and dealer termination cases to juries, has handled an 8 week FTC administrative hearing, has handled numerous franchise and dealer arbitrations, has represented clients in federal and state antitrust investigations, has handled FTC merger investigations and HSR pre-merger notifications, and litigated a variety of other commercial litigation matters. Jim regularly counsels clients on antitrust, franchise and dealer distribution issues and writes and speaks on those topics. Jim is a Rule 114 qualified neutral and mediates regularly in the Fourth Judicial District’s Pro Bono Mediation Program. Jim is a dedicated pro bono attorney, having been recognized as a North Star Lawyer by the MSBA every year since the program’s inception and spent 12 years obtaining a writ of habeas corpus for a Texas Death row inmate. Jim is a past chair of the MSBA Antitrust section and currently serves on the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Legal Services Advisory Committee and its Legal Paraprofessional Pilot Project Standing Committee.