Joe Roach


Joe Roach has extensive experience in agricultural, banking, commercial lending, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and workouts, commercial real estate, labor employment, and regulatory matters.

Joe worked for more than a decade in commercial banking, with direct responsibilities in commercial lending, loan workouts and mergers and acquisitions. He later served as General Counsel for a Fortune 500 company, managing a wide variety of strategic priorities, legal affairs, government relations and relationships with outside law firms. This experience enables Joe to provide a unique perspective to the clients he serves: combining sophisticated insight into critical business issues and a special appreciation for how legal services are valued by business owners.

Joe is an avid outdoorsman and deeply involved in community service. He provides pro bono legal representation to the Lakes Melissa and Sallie Walleye Foundation. He was a professional tournament walleye fisherman and enjoys introducing clients and friends to the Minnesota Northland.

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota, 1994

  • Wisconsin, 2001

  • Illinois, 2001

  • Iowa, 2001

  • Nebraska, 2002

  • North Dakota, 2003

  • South Dakota, 2004

  • Indiana, 2009

  • Colorado, 2013

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

  • U.S. Tax Court, 2002

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 2002

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 2001


Areas of Practice

Business Law

Business Law

901 Marquette Ave S.
Suite 1675
Minneapolis, MN 55302

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(612) 584-3400