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

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

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

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