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Alec C. Sherod joins Hellmuth & Johnson’s growing Business and Corporate Transactions Group

EDINA, MN – February 6, 2017 – Hellmuth & Johnson, a growing Top 20 Minnesota law firm, announced today that Alec C. Sherod has joined the firm as a Partner. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity, venture capital and more.

Sherod has extensive experience successfully representing both public and privately held companies across many industries. In his practice, he assists buyers, sellers and financial advisors in a wide variety of domestic and international M&A transactions. Sherod also represents clients in financing transactions, including advising issuers and investors in securities law compliance, handling acquisition financing for lenders, borrowers and investors and representing clients in private placements of equity and debt.

“We are thrilled to have Alec join Hellmuth & Johnson,” said Chad A. Johnson, the firm’s Managing Partner. “Alec’s experience as an accountant, in-house general counsel and lawyer in private practice allows him to quickly understand a client’s business and unlock value by making smart recommendations that are both creative and sound.”

Sherod most recently was at Briggs and Morgan P.A. and has been a notable member of the Twin Cities legal community for more than a decade. He began his practice at a large New York City law firm and later served as General Counsel of a private equity group in Colorado. Sherod earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, is a CPA and received a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Iowa.


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Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC, a Top 20 Minnesota law firm, represents clients ranging from individuals and emerging start-ups to large, multinational Fortune 500 companies. Hellmuth & Johnson attorneys are experts in their fields spanning many industries and sectors. Focusing on transactional law, litigation and appeals, the firm’s attorneys represent clients in practices ranging from construction, finance, patent, trademark and copyright litigation, business and real estate to estate planning and family law. Founded in 1994, Hellmuth & Johnson has become one of Minnesota’s fastest growing law firms. Learn more at

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