University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2011, Magna Cum Laude
 - Dean's List

University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, M.B.A., 2011
 - Carlson Scholar

University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.B.A., 2007

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
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Marcus Laman is a member of the Business Law section and practices primarily in the areas of:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Professional sports teams
  • Private equity transactions
  • Information technology and software licensing
  • General commercial and corporate law 

Marcus advises publicly and privately held clients in a variety of industries, including professional services, software development and licensing, health care, real estate management, and equipment and product manufacturing.

Honors & Awards

  • Rising Star, Minnesota Super Lawyers


Marcus' recent experience includes assisting with the representation of:

  • business owners in the sale of a private software company.
  • private equity clients in connection with acquisitions of a trucking tarp manufacturing company and a gaming chair manufacturer.
  • a buyer in connection with the purchase of a manufacturer and bottler of nutritional and dietary supplements and beverages.
  • a professional sports team in connection with the development, construction and use of a new sports facility.
  • professional services clients with respect to state regulatory and professional licensing matters.
  • emerging businesses with respect to formation, capitalization and other start-up needs.
  • a global medical software and content provider in the pharmacology, drug interactions and patient information sectors with ongoing various licensing and other commercial matters.
  • a global provider of medical reference information in connection with software licensing matters and ongoing in various commercial matters.
  • a global provider of web-based clinical management and assistance solutions in ongoing various licensing and other commercial matters.
  • a healthcare medical content provider in ongoing representation for various licensing and other commercial matters.
  • the private equity arm of a large asset management firm in acquisitions of portfolio manufacturing companies. 
  • a publicly traded energy services company in its acquisition of an integrated water management company.

  • owners in the sale of a food manufacturing, distribution and franchising company to a national private equity firm buyer.

  • a private equity firm in the acquisition of the stock of a sign fabrication and service company.

  • seller in connection with the sale of a cyber security and IT security services company to a strategic buyer.

  • a private equity firm in the sale of two IT services companies.

  • a large agricultural commodities and distribution company in the divestiture of its U.S. agronomy business.

  • business owners in the sale of a privately held benefits administration company.

  • a product packaging solutions company in the acquisition of two strategic add-on printing companies.