Mitchell Skinner

Owner and Managing Member, Larson Skinner PLLC


Mitchell A. Skinner is the owner and managing member of Larson Skinner PLLC, a Minneapolis based law firm. He leads the firm’s copyright, trademark, technology, and licensing practice. Larson Skinner PLLC provides counsel to creatives, content strategy companies, tech companies, multiple listing services, REALTOR® associations, and real estate brokerage firms.


Skinner provides legal counsel and strategic advice to clients on software licensing, intellectual property portfolio creation, data licensing (including real estate listing syndication strategy and negotiation), and all matters related to MLS governance and data management. He often associates with MLS local and in-house counsel where his deep experience with MLS vendor contracts and MLS data licensing proves beneficial. Skinner also provides counsel to the Real Estate Standards Organization, Council of Multiple Listing Services, and Broker Public Portal.


In 2016, Skinner was named to the Swanepoel Power 200, a list of the most powerful people in residential real estate.


Skinner holds a J.D. cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School.