Jeremy C. Stier

Jeremy C. Stier is a partner with Hellmuth & Johnson and practices in the areas of trust and estate planning, business and corporate transactions, real estate, farm and business succession planning, and agricultural law. He develops innovative legal solutions to solve clients’ complex issues and achieve their unique personal and business objectives. His extensive legal knowledge enables him to work with business owners and farmers on matters ranging from business agreements and corporate governance to financing transactions, joint ventures and other business transactions. Jeremy develops the appropriate instruments to achieve clients’ individual estate planning and wealth transfer goals without unnecessary exposure to income tax or estate tax consequences.

Jeremy works hard to develop legal solutions for clients’ immediate legal challenges which also address challenges and complications anticipated in the future. Clients value Jeremy’s sincerity, honesty, pragmatism, and creativity. He cares about his clients’ goals and takes every opportunity to assist his clients in accomplishing them. Jeremy’s clients regard him as a trusted advisor on business, personal and financial matters, and he enjoys close, long-term relationships with many of them.

Jeremy is licensed to practice in Minnesota state courts.



  • Represented individuals and business owners in estate planning, income and estate tax mitigation planning, business formations, mergers and acquisitions and related corporate matters.
  • Represented numerous individuals, families and business entities with respect to multi-generational farm transition and business succession planning.
  • Represented individuals, families and business entities in many types of agricultural-related matters, including joint ventures, entity formations, asset sales and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, financing transactions, and intellectual property matters.
  • Represented individuals and real estate entities in agricultural, solar, wind, commercial and residential lease matters.
  • Represented individuals and real estate entities in real estate purchase and sale transactions involving agricultural, commercial, timber, and residential properties, including 1031 exchange transactions.
  • Represented individuals and families in connection with elder planning and long-term care payment eligibility and qualification.
  • Represented several financial advisory businesses in acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Represented a transportation company in the sale of its assets and business operations to a competitor.
  • Represented several individuals in connection with negotiated settlements of farm-transition and other business-related disputes.

In The News


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • The Best Lawyers in America® – Corporate Law, 2023
  • Minnesota Monthly Top Lawyers in Minnesota Trusts and Estates, 2023


  • Hellmuth & Johnson Foundation, Committee Member

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