LGN Partner Kristen Marttila Presents Legal Writing Seminar as part of American Bar Association Antitrust Section’s Summer Series

Kristen Marttila

LGN Partner Kristen Marttila presented a Legal Writing Seminar as part of the American Bar Association Antitrust Section’s summer series. She and fellow panelists Jimmy Attridge, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and Dan Oakes, Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, discussed best practices for antitrust attorneys as they approach all manner of writing, including briefing, agency-facing writing, meet-and-confer correspondence, and internal memoranda. The discussion was facilitated by Caroline Boisvert, an associate at Axinn Veltrop and a member of the Antitrust Section’s Young Lawyer Division. The panel is part of a virtual series organized by LGN Partner Heidi Silton through her work with the ABA and geared toward law students and newer lawyers interested in antitrust and consumer-protection work. 

LGN Attorneys Co-Author Article in American Bar Association’s Antitrust Magazine

LGN Attorneys Heidi Silton and Craig Davis recently co-authored an article published in the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Magazine regarding antitrust bills currently being considered by Congress.   

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Heidi M. Silton

14 LGN Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2021

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that fourteen of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes the top 5% of outstanding lawyers in each state, who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, from more than 70 practice areas.

The Rising Stars recognition is given to the top 2.5% of up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are either 40 years or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The selection process is multi-phased including independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

LGN Attorneys File Amicus Brief on Behalf of COSAL

LGN attorneys Charles NauenHeidi SiltonJoe BrucknerKristen Marttila, and Justin Erickson, on behalf of the Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (“COSAL”), filed an amicus brief supporting the petition for rehearing en banc in the Eleventh Circuit in Johnson v. NPAS Solutions, LLC. In Johnson, a divided panel categorically banned courts from granting service awards to class representatives.

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Lockridge Grindal Nauen named a Best Law Firm For Women by Working Mother for Second Consecutive Year

Hello colleagues, clients, and friends,

Along with my Partners at Lockridge Grindal Nauen, I am proud to announce Working Mother has named our firm among its “Best Law Firms for Women” for 2020, the second consecutive year the firm has received this honor.

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Lockridge Grindal Nauen joins Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to be a new member of Twin Cities Diversity in PracticeHeidi Silton will serve as the firm’s Member Representative and Stephanie Chen will be the firm representative for the organization’s the Emerging Leaders Group.

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LGN Attorneys take leadership role on Minnesota State Bar Association Antitrust Council

Anna Horning Nygren and Brian Clark were re-elected to the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Antitrust Council at the Antitrust Section’s annual meeting on May 23, 2018.

Craig Davis is completing his year as past chair of MSBA’s Antitrust Section, and was elected as an emeritus member of the Antitrust Council. He joins Joe Bruckner and Heidi Silton as emeritus members. Craig Davis also presented to the annual meeting on recent developments in class actions as part of a continuing legal education panel on “Antitrust Year in Review.”

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Nine LGN Attorneys served as Reader mentors at Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School

During the school year, nine LGN attorneys have served as Reader mentors to 7th and 8th Grade Student Writers at Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School in Minneapolis. Each week students wrote essays on assigned topics which were mailed to mentors to read and provide feedback. Having a specific dedicated audience for their writing proved invaluable in motivating the students to work on and improve their writing. Students, teachers, mentors, and program coordinators gathered to meet and celebrate the program’s school year success. For over 40%, English is not their primary language. Approximately 90% of the student population has diverse ethnic backgrounds. LGN Partner Heidi Silton will serve on the Reader/Writer Board beginning Fall of 2018. You can learn more about Reader/Writer at https://www.readerwriter.org/.

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Heidi Silton featured on panel at PLI Women Lawyers in Leadership conference

LGN partner Heidi Silton was honored to speak on a distinguished panel on the subject of “Getting a Seat at the Table and What to do Once You’ve Obtained Your Seat: Tips for Women Lawyers” during the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018 conference on January 26, 2018.

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