Galen Watje’s entire career was spent in litigation, trying well over 100 cases involving breach of fiduciary duty, franchise law, contract law, trade secrets, unfair competition, trademarks, unjust enrichment, injunction, minority shareholder issues, software licenses and leases, uniform commercial code, discrimination, ownership of technology, tortious interference with contract, misrepresentation, fraudulent concealment, partnership law, mechanics lien law, property tax valuation, and anti-trust, including Robinson-Patman issues. Over the years, Mr. Watje represented manufacturer’s representatives in a number of cases that attracted national attention, and handled numerous large cases involving multiple companies and hundreds of depositions across the United States. Although now retired, Mr. Watje maintains his license to practice law and acts as a consultant to Watje & Moore.
Mankato State University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1972)
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 1975)
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1991
Galen lives in Bloomington with his wife. They have three grown children and a grandson. In his spare time, Galen likes to ride his motorcycle and visit his children and grandson.
Watje & Moore - Trusted Twin Cities Business Law Firm
The Watje Firm’s lawyers earned a national reputation in litigation, particularly representing manufacturer’s representatives by aggressively pursuing their principals who refused to pay commissions or unlawfully terminated them. Watje & Moore, Ltd. has handled numerous claims against large retailers who interfered...