Daniel Andersen

Daniel Andersen

Minneapolis P +1 (612) 492-6926 F +1 (952) 516-5549


Dan helps public entities and their private and non-profit partners navigate the legal and practical intricacies of tax-advantaged financings.

Dan represents public, private, and non-profit entities in a variety of tax-exempt and tax-advantaged financings, joint powers collaborations, and public–private partnerships.  He uses his background in multi-issue, multi-stakeholder dispute resolution and his experience in collective-impact development and the non-profit sector to help clients structure and finance complex projects, address sensitive issues, and build and maintain successful partnerships.

Dan also represents clients on a pro bono basis, primarily in the areas of non-profit formation and asylum law.

Client-centered, industrious, and relentlessly optimistic, Dan uses a relationship-driven, integrative approach to help clients achieve effective, efficient, and enduring results. 

Education & Admissions

Creighton University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in English; Minors in Mathematics, History, and Music, 2009), Richard & Jane O’Toole Award for Creative Nonfiction

Marquette University (Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution, 2013), Trinity Fellow

University of Iowa College of Law (Juris Doctor with High Distinction and Highest Honors, Order of the Coif, 2016), Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, 2016


  • Iowa
  • Minnesota


  • Iowa Supreme Court, Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Daryl L. Hecht, 2016-2017
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Stephanie M. Rose, 2016-2016
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, Judicial Intern to the Honorable Susan G. Braden, 2014-2014

News & Resources


SEC Adopts Rule Amendments to Improve Municipal Securities Disclosure
Straddling the Federal–State Divide: Federal Court Review of Interstate Agency Actions, 101 IOWA L. REV. 1601

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Healthcare
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships


North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2018
Daniel Andersen