Mitch Chargo is a business lawyer with nearly three decades of legal experience—both as a law firm and in-house practitioner—in commercial real estate, business transactions, and legalized cannabis. Mitch represents clients in commercial real estate loan transactions and in acquiring, disposing, and leasing retail, office, industrial and multi-family properties. He also advises clients in a wide variety of business and corporate transactions, including purchasing and disposing of non-real estate asset classes, executive employment agreements, commercial contract review, and compliance.

Mitch excels within fast-paced and complex organizations, taking a thoughtful and practical approach to solving his clients' problems and managing risk, cost and deadlines. As a seasoned compliance and regulatory professional, commercial attorney, and former litigator, he is known for being a strategic business partner with a results-oriented focus who leads with integrity and transparency.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Mitch served as General Counsel for a Minnesota-based licensed manufacturer of medical cannabis, where he counseled on the legal, compliance and regulatory affairs, real estate management, corporate governance, and human resources issues of the cannabis company. He was also a partner in a mid-sized law firm and a multi-state law firm owner.

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics

  • International Cannabis Bar Association

J.D., magna cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law

B.A. magna cum laude, History, University of Minnesota