David Phelps

Reporter | Professional services
Phone: 612-673-7269
David Phelps covers the business of law, advertising and financial services. He previously led coverage of the Tom Petters fraud investigation and continues to cover its afternmath. Phelps is a former member of the Star Tribune Washington Bureau who has also covered state and local government and politics.

Recent content from David Phelps

Leonard, Street and Deinard announces merger with Kansas City firm

The merger with Stinson Morrison Hecker follows a national trend in law-firm consolidation. Operations will remain in both cities.

Updated: September 22, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Best Buy CEO Joly sells $10.4 million in stock to cover divorce costs

Company seeks to assure analysts and investors that CEO remains “heavily invested” in the firm.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 08:47 PM

Ad agency Solve gets a piece of the Bentley Motors account

Minneapolis agency will work with database marketing firm Akquracy on communications for British luxury-auto firm.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 09:24 AM

Nashville law firm looking to hire lawyers in Twin Cities

Nashville-based Counsel on Call is entering the Twin Cities legal market, looking for corporate clients and several dozen good lawyers.

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 05:09 PM

Snap Fitness acquires Steele Fitness boutique

Snap Fitness’ deal for boutique outfit Steele aims to deliver more personal and small-group training.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 09:02 PM

St. Paul's Town & Country Club going greener

The 125-year-old golf club has received green certification. Chickens, bees and golfers will share space on the grounds.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 08:57 PM

Minneapolis coin dealer gets 5 years for $3.4M fraud scheme

David Marion, owner of International Rarities Corp., was taking in millions a year, but clients were being bilked. U.S. District Judge Patrick Schiltz called the investor losses “huge” but acknowledged that Marion “resisted the temptation to blame others” for his crime. Marion is to pay restitution of $3.37 million.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 11:33 PM

Old-line logisitics business gets an image update

The marketing agency Fame helped logistics firm King Solutions rebrand itself.

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Aug. 24, 2013: Beam helps 2 Gingers whiskey grow

Kieran Folliard and his 2 Gingers Irish whiskey are on a roll. Nielsen Syndicated Data just reported that the upstart...

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 03:48 PM

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