Eric G. Nasstrom, Principal

Eric exclusively practices in the area of civil litigation and insurance defense.  A major focus of his practice involves representing clients in real estate matters, including title insurance defense, mechanic’s lien claims, construction and landlord/tenant disputes, and mortgage foreclosures.  He also frequently handles commercial civil litigation matters involving contract and shareholder disputes.  Additionally, he represents clients in disputes relating to insurance coverage. 

Prior to joining Morrison Sund PLLC, Eric worked at a small law firm in Edina, Minnesota.  He practiced heavily in the area of civil litigation, but also in criminal defense.  Further, he occasionally assisted clients in various non-litigation matters involving corporate formations and contract drafting.

Eric was awarded his JD, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law in 1997.  While there, he clerked for the civil division of the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, and served as both a staff member and editor of the William Mitchell Law Review.  He received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in 1993, majoring in political science.  During his tenure at Iowa State University, Eric was a letter winner on the intercollegiate football team. 

Representative Experience

Noteworthy cases handled by Eric include the following:

In Roemhildt v. Kristall Development, Inc., 798 N.W.2d 371 (Minn. App. 2011), on behalf of lender client, Eric successfully obtained a reversal of a trial court’s decision that a partial release provision did not run with property.

In Sitek v. Striker, 764 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. App. 2009), Eric successfully represented his client at trial and on appeal regarding its efforts to cancel a contract for deed.

In Alan Chazin Homes v. First Republic Title et al., 27-CV-08-2002 (Hennepin Co. Dist. Ct.), Eric successfully defended at trial a title insurance company against claims that it was obligated to provide coverage.

In JL Schwieters Const., Inc. v. Goldridge Construction, Inc., et al., 19 HA-CV-08-5287 (Dakota Co. Dist. Court), Eric’s client was granted summary judgment establishing that its mortgage was a superior in interest to in excess of $900,000 in mechanics’ liens.

In Victory in Truth God Given Ministry v. Lake 27, LLC, 27-CV-08-31382 (Hennepin Co. Dist. Ct), Eric argued successfully that his client should be dismissed from an action in which it was claimed it was not a bona fide purchaser of a parking lot.

In Craig Wierson Brick & Stone v. Kara Jackson, et al.,10-CV-08-1815 (Carver Co. Dist. Ct.), Eric argued successfully that his client’s mortgage was superior to mechanics’ liens having total values exceeding $200,000.


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