Joseph Pull


Phone: 612.355.4100
Fax: 612.355.4101
Address: 888 Colwell Building
123 North Third Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Professional Experience

  • Joined Parker Daniels Kibort in 2021
  • Briol & Benson, PLLC, Minneapolis, MN (2013-2021)
  • Ropes & Gray, LLP, Washington, D.C. (2007-2012)
  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge James B. Loken, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2006-2007)

Areas of Practice

  • Minority Shareholder and Business Valuation Disputes
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Government and Regulatory Disputes
  • Appellate Advocacy

Courts Admitted

  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Kansas, B.A. 2003
  • Yale Law School, J.D. 2006

Representative Cases

  • Obtained favorable valuation of shares for minority owner of food industry company
  • Litigation concerning valuation of business interests in context of divorce proceedings
  • Representation of minority shareholders in variety of contexts
  • Obtained favorable motion ruling that prompted settlement of commercial foreclosure
  • Represented trustees of different family trusts in property dispute with beneficiary, and concerning claims arising from business interests owned by trust. 
  • Represented spouse of trust beneficiary in litigation concerning spendthrift clause in trust
  • Representation of trust beneficiary in dispute with trustee over management of trust property
  • Representation of executives in disputes regarding employment contracts
  • Representation of attorney in dispute concerning client files after departure from law firm
  • Defense of corporate board member against securities fraud claims, and litigation of civil claims brought by same board member
  • Representation of personal property owner in investigation of cause of fire suppression system discharge that damaged the personal property
  • Representation of equipment owner in litigation concerning defective operation of equipment
  • Investigated minority shareholder claims against company and drafted special litigation committee report concerning the claims
  • Representation of corporations in contract disputes, including supply contract and voiding of employment contract

Representative Clients

  • Owners of minority interests in closely held corporations and companies
  • Trust beneficiaries and trustees
  • Closely held businesses entangled in contract disputes

Community Involvement

  • Youth basketball coaching
  • Church board