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William Zane Pentelovitch

William Zane Pentelovitch, American lawyer. Named a Minnesota Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2001-2009. Trustee Blake School, 1998—2004; director & general counsel Planned Parenthood Minnesota & South Dakota, 1997—2001; Fellow: International Academy Trial Lawyers; member: Chambers United States of America, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Pentelovitch, William Zane was born on September 6, 1949 in Minneapolis. Son of Norman Oscar and Esther (Misel) Pentelovitch.

Education

Harvard University and University of Minnesota (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1971). University of Chicago (Juris Doctor, 1974).

Career

Worked at Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, Shareholders Litigation, Partnership Litigation, Construction Defect Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Minnesota. 1981, United States. Tax Court.

(Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Civil Litigation Section, Minnesota State Bar Association). (Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy).

Membership

Trustee Blake School, 1998—2004. Director & general counsel Planned Parenthood Minnesota & South Dakota, 1997—2001. Fellow: International Academy Trial Lawyers.

Member: Chambers United States of America, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Barbara Susan Ziman, August 21, 1971 (deceased October 1994). Married Vivian Gail Fischer, June 14, 1998. Children: Norman Henry, Tovah Elana, Noah Ziman, Ari Benjamin Fischer, Miriam Esther Fischer.