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Daniel C. Hedlund

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Education
  • University of Minnesota Law School - J.D., cum laude (1995)
  • Carleton College - B.A. (1989)
Court Admissions
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Recognition
  • Selected as a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers in the field of antitrust litigation (2013 - 2017)
From 2013-2017, Dan was designated by Law & Politics magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the field of antitrust litigation, including a ranking of a Top 100 Minnesota “Super Lawyer” in 2015 and 2017.

Dan Hedlund is a member of Gustafson Gluek PLLC. He has practiced in the areas of antitrust, securities fraud, and consumer protection since 1997. Dan is a member of the Federal, American, Minnesota, and Hennepin County Bar associations. He is active in the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, currently serving as Co-Vice President for Special Events and Co-Vice President for the Eighth Circuit. He previously served as Vice-President for Legal Education, Vice-President for Monthly Luncheons, Liaison between the Federal Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association and as Secretary of the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter. He currently serves as Immediate Past Chair on the Council for the Antitrust Law section and previously served as Secretary for the Consumer Litigation Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is also a past President of the Committee to Support Antitrust Laws (“COSAL”).

Dan has presented numerous continuing legal education seminars on various topics. In addition to presenting at CLE’s, he has testified before the Federal Rules Committee regarding proposed changes to the discovery rules and before the Minnesota Legislature on competition law on behalf of the American Antitrust Institute. He is a co-author of the “Plaintiff Overview” in Private Antitrust Litigation 2015 – Getting the Deal Through and a contributor to Concurrent Antitrust Criminal and Civil Procedures 2013 – American Bar Association.

From 2013-2017, Dan was designated by Law & Politics magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the field of antitrust litigation, including a ranking of a Top 100 Minnesota “Super Lawyer” in 2015.

He is a graduate of Carleton College (B.A. 1989) and is a cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. 1995). He was a Note and Comment Editor and member of the Minnesota Journal of Global Trade from 1993-1995 and a recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s John T. Stewart, Jr. Memorial Fund Writing Award (1994).

Dan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gary L. Crippen, Judge, Minnesota Court of Appeals (1997) and to the Honorable Dolores C. Orey, District Judge, Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota (1995-1996).

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Dan is currently, or has been actively involved in the representation of plaintiffs and classes in numerous cases, including:

  • In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.)
  • The Shane Group, Inc. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (E.D.Mich.)
  • In re Precision Associates v. Panalpina World Transport (E.D.N.Y)
  • In re DRAM Antitrust Litig. (N.D. Cal.)
  • In re: Flash Memory Antitrust Litig. (N.D. Cal.)
  • In re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litig. (E.D. Pa.)
  • In re: Refrigerant Compressors Antitrust Litig. (E.D. Mi.)
  • In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litig. (E.D. N.Y.)
  • In re St. Paul Travelers Securities Litig. I and II (D. Minn.)
  • In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litig. (E.D. N.Y.)
  • In re Hawaiian and Guamanian Cabotage Antitrust Litig. (W.D. Wash.)
  • In re SRAM Antitrust Litig. (N.D. Cal.)
  • In re Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd. Antitrust Litig. (C.D. Cal.)
  • In re Funeral Consumers Antitrust Litig. (S.D. Tex.)
  • McInstosh v. Monsanto Co. (E.D. Mo.)
  • In re AOL Time Warner Securities Litig. (S.D.N.Y.)
  • In re Commercial Tissue Antitrust Litig (N.D. Fla.)
  • In re Universal Service Fund Telephone Billing Practices Litig. (D. Kan.)
  • In re Green Tree Financial Stock Litig. (D. Minn.)
  • In re NASDAQ Market-Makers Antitrust Litig. (S.D.N.Y.)
  • In re Polypropylene Carpet Antitrust Litig. (N.D. Ga.)
  • In re Buffets, Inc. Securities Litig. (D. Minn.)
  • In re Mercedes Benz Antitrust Litig. (D.N.J.)
  • In re Xcel Energy, Inc. Securities Litig. (D. Minn.)
  • In re Blue Cross Subscriber Litig. (Minn.)
  • In re MSG Antitrust Litig. (D. Minn.)
  • In re Mercury Finance Co. Securities Litig. (N.D. Ill.)
  • In re Olympic Financial Securities Litig. (D. Minn.)
  • In re Flat Glass Antitrust Litig. (W.D. Pa.)
  • In re SIGG Switzerland (USA), Inc., Aluminum Bottles Marketing and Sales Practices (W.D.Ky.)
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