David Baer focuses in the areas of business law, commercial transactions, consumer products, mergers and acquisitions, and international business. At present, he is the COO and General Counsel for O’Shaughnessy Holding Company, the owners of Element Electronics, Luminara Worldwide and many other companies. The business specializes in consumer goods and services, manufacturing, technology, and real estate. They excel at investing in and managing great companies, most of which are focused in these areas.
Prior to joining O’Shaughnessy Holding Company, David Baer owned his own law practice called Ethos Business Law. These days, he is also a partner in an entertainment company called Level11, a DJ company in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
As a prolific leader, David Baer is passionate about using his expertise in business and legal affairs to strategize and solve complex business and legal issues. With a strong business perspective and focus on working harder, longer, and stronger, he thrives in dynamic, challenging, and exciting environments.
He took up his degree in communications from the University of Minnesota, his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, and his MBA from St. Thomas University. As a legal professional, David Baer is a member of the Bar in the state of Minnesota. Minnesota Lawyer named him as part of its “15 Attorneys of the Year.” Minnesota Law and Politics also named him a “Rising Star” for several years.