As an attorney in our Business and Municipal groups, Tom Loonan serves as one of the firm’s lead contractual attorneys. Tom regularly works with individual, municipalities, and business clients assisting in business formation and business development. He also provides his clients with a variety of transactional services when needed, having represented all sides in transaction matters. Tom is well prepared to assist his clients in handling a wide variety of commercial law issues and regularly assists with:

  • Business Litigation
  • Creditor Litigation
  • Commercial Leasing and Lending
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Service Agreements
  • Business
  • Succession Planning

Tom also has experience advising institutions and businesses regarding regulations and issues regarding compliance with state and federal law. His litigation experience includes both Plaintiff and Defense representation in a variety of civil disputes including property, consumer, and contract law.

Tom takes the most pleasure out of his ability to assist clients in driving economic development. He enjoys getting to know his clients and works diligently to build strong relationships in order to effectively help his clients achieve their goals. Tom joined Eckberg Lammers from a large law firm in Minneapolis where he represented creditors, both advising them on regulations and compliance concerns and defending them in litigation across the country.

In addition to his work with corporate clients, Tom also serves as a member of the firm’s municipal law group. In this capacity, Tom serves as City Attorney or Assistant City Attorney for several municipalities within the greater Twin Cities area, participating in City Council meetings and providing legal advice and services to assist the municipalities with any legal issues they may face.

Tom lives in St. Paul with his wife Melissa, and enjoys spending time with her walking around the city and experiencing the new adventures they find whether it be a new brewery, a local food joint, or just an untraveled path home. Tom also finds time to spend with family and relishes his role as uncle for all his nieces and nephews.

Education & Admissions


Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, MN
– J.D., cum laude

Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN
– B.A.

Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court
– District of Minnesota

Affiliations & Involvement

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association
– Member, Business Law Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Real Property Law Section

State Bar of Wisconsin
– Member

Ramsey County Bar Association

St. Croix Valley Bar Association
– Member

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By listening to what the client hopes to accomplish and make an effort to learn what drives their desire, I am able to provide the client with legal guidance they need to build off of their ambition and ultimately achieve their goals.
Tom Loonan