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

Obituary: Robert Odegard led University of Minnesota Foundation

Robert “Bob” Odegard was a man of many hats — farmer, naval officer, public official, businessman — but it was...

Updated: October 03, 2013, - 09:01 PM

Minneapolis accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen will pay Illinois city $35M

Dixon, Ill., had sued CliftonLarsonAllen for not discovering a long-running embezzlement scam by the city’s former comptroller.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Litigator's aviation specialty will land him before U.S. high court

Donald Chance Mark's dad was a pilot for Northwest Airlines for 33 years; his mom was a Northwest flight attendant. Mark represented TWA in a headline-grabbing case and now his client is Air Wisconsin Airlines, in a case that has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 06:45 PM

Five years later: Tom Petters' Ponzi scheme

Five years ago,federal agents swarmed business offices of Tom Petters and uncovered a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 01:41 PM

Five years later: Tom Petters' Ponzi scheme

5 YEARS AGO,federal agents swarmed business offices of Tom Petters and uncovered a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.

Updated: September 22, 2013, - 11:22 PM

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

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