Jon R. Steckler


Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A
33 South 6th Street, Suite 3675
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

Tel: 612-604-2586


Jon Steckler, an experienced trial attorney, focuses his practice in the areas of construction law, commercial and corporate law, insurance and related litigation and appeals. Serving as general corporate counsel for companies in various industries, Jon regularly advises clients on a broad range of issues facing businesses on a day-to-day basis.

Jon’s expertise includes complex construction contracting for large-scale commercial and residential construction development, franchise and distribution agreements, and payment and performance bond claims. In addition to representing clients in general construction, corporate and operational matters, Jon represents companies and individuals in state and federal courts, licensing, and regulatory tribunals and in alternative dispute resolution in jurisdictions nationwide.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in Political Science from South Dakota State University, Jon received his J.D. from the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor of the South Dakota Law Review and earned Dean’s List honors. After law school, Jon served as a judicial clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Jon has served as an assistant city attorney and prosecutor for several suburban municipalities.

Jon has been listed as a Rising Star and Super Lawyer by Minnesota Super Lawyers in 2013-2015, 2022-2023, as well as being recognized by America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators.

At Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A., you will work closely with experienced construction lawyers who have in-depth knowledge across the spectrum of land use challenges, environmental laws and regulatory compliance, contract negotiations and disputes, commercial collection actions, and complex business litigation.

Contractors, construction professionals, developers, insurers and property owners turn to us for services such as:

  • Detail-focused review of construction and subcontracting agreements to expose liability concerns and minimize the likelihood of costly contract disputes
  • Adept negotiation of changes to proposed construction contracts
  • Commercial collection actions, including the filing of mechanic’s liens, executing foreclosures on such liens and securing payment bonds
  • Litigation or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) when allegations of construction defects arise, whether the dispute involves commercial or residential property
  • Proactive counsel on issues associated with project funding, bidding, project management and more — along with a range of other vital business services

Whether you must aggressively pursue a business-critical claim or defend against a lawsuit, our firm is a formidable, dependable resource.

Based in the Twin Cities metro, Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A. provides counsel for business owners and professionals on a national scale. We also provide specific guidance pertaining to the alcoholic beverage industry and alcohol regulations.

Our attorneys have received multiple accolades throughout their practice at Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A.. Several of our skilled lawyers have received AV Preeminent* ratings from Martindale-Hubbell or have been included in Minnesota Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Rising Stars or Best Lawyers in America.

As experienced business litigation lawyers, we understand that preparation and strategy are indispensable. Whether you need a trial strategy or a legal perspective for your business strategy, we have the skillset required to position you toward your objectives.