Gregory F. Donahue

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Greg joined our firm in 2014. He handles civil litigation in a variety of areas including corporate litigation and contract enforcement, landlord/tenant issues, and personal injury. Greg also handles a variety of criminal defense cases as well as criminal prosecution for the City of Alexandria. Before starting with the firm, Greg served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ann L. Carrott in Alexandria.

Originally from New Jersey, Greg has spent a majority of his life in the Midwest. He graduated cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois with a double major in music and business administration. He earned his juris doctorate in 2012 from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana, where he served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the Indiana Law Journal and was active in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition.

Greg is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and in the Federal District of Minnesota. Heis a member and past-president of the Douglas County Bar Association and a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is involved locally as a board member for the Viking Sportsmen and is the Concertmaster, and past-president of the board for the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra. He is also active with the Alexandria Rotary.

Greg, his wife, Lesley, and their children can often be found biking, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, and enjoying everything the Alexandria area has to offer. Greg and Lesley also perform frequently as violinists with the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and other local groups.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil and Business Litigation
  • Contract Enforcement
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Creditor’s Remedies

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2017


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. – 05/2012
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
    • B.A. – 2009
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Music
    • Major: Business Administration concentrating in Marketing

Published Works

  • Note: The Sky is Not Falling: The Effect of a Performance Right on the Radio Market, 87 Ind. L.J. 1287 (2012)

Honors and Awards

  • Top 20 Under 40 Young Professional – Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star 202

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 2012 to Present
  • Douglas County Bar Association
    • Member 2014 to Present
    • Vice President 2017-2018
    • President 2018-2019

Past Employment Positions

  • Minnesota’s 7th Judicial District, Law Clerk, 2013 to 2014
  • Gregory F. Donahue Attorney at Law, Attorney, 2013 to 2013

From Our Clients

Tom, it has been a pleasure to engage you in resolving issues over the years! I have always appreciated your perspectives and your expertise, and I have no doubt that your insights have saved my company some trouble from time to time. Anytime I have been involved in conversations with others about business matters, I have always felt really good about recommending you and your firm.

- B.P.

Attorney Trosvig has represented our company on numerous occasions over the past 10 years. His attention to detail and knowledge of laws are unsurpassed. He is very well spoken in the courtroom and will also simplify things for the average Joe to understand and he gets results! I would highly recommend him.

- M.T.
I attended law school with Katelyn Spangrud. Katelyn exhibits one of the highest levels of passion for client advocacy I have seen in my attorney peers and her love for the practice of law is near unparalleled. Katelyn is also an outstanding collaborator with excellent work ethic.
- Arne

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- K.D.

“Derek has represented us in family matters. He is very knowledgeable in family and criminal law and has always worked with our best interests in mind. He is professional and listens to his clients’ wants and needs. He is great at communicating and has always kept us updated on our case and returns phone calls promptly. We would recommend him to anyone who is looking for a great attorney who cares about his clients.”

- S.S.

“Derek Trosvig was my choice to respresent me in a difficult family law issue. From Experience, anyone making the same choice would not be disappointed. He was credible, ethical and fought for my rights in court. I trusted his advice and recommendations and he had my best interests in mind.”

- C.W.
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