LGN Partner Kristen Marttila Serves as a Panelist in Federal Bar Association Webinar

LGN Partner Kristen Marttila recently participated as a panelist for the Federal Bar Association’s webinar Nuts and Bolts of Federal Clerkships, designed to equip law students and newer lawyers from a variety of backgrounds to apply for federal clerkships. Her fellow panelists were the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr., U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, and John S. Moran, a partner with McGuireWoods in Washington, D.C., and moderator Charles B. Molster, III a principal in the Law Offices of Charles B. Molster, III PLLC, in Washington, D.C.

Kristen practices primarily in the areas of antitrust, environmental and land use, business law, and health care law. She frequently serves as local counsel in a wide variety of matters, including intellectual property, consumer, and complex ERISA cases.

2021-04-07T12:29:27-05:00Apr 7, 2021|

LGN Attorneys File Amicus Brief on Behalf of COSAL

LGN attorneys Charles Nauen, Heidi Silton, Joe Bruckner, Kristen 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. In our brief, COSAL argued that service awards are necessary to recognize the significant time, risk, and expense that class representatives incur when they file suit, particularly when they challenge the conduct of large businesses with significant market power on behalf of their fellow competitors. Because competent, engaged class representatives are crucial to antitrust cases since they frequently proceed as class litigation, the viability of the class mechanism to redress wrongful conduct will be jeopardized if service awards are no […]

2020-11-23T14:23:46-06:00Nov 23, 2020|

16 LGN Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, including two of the state’s Top 100 MN Super Lawyers and three of the Top 50 MN Women Super Lawyers

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that sixteen of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

A special congratulations to LGN partners Susan Ellingstad and Karen Hanson Riebel who were named as two of Minnesota’s Top 100 Super Lawyers.

Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, and Karen Riebel were named as three of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Minnesota for the third year in a row. We are proud that this is the sixth year in a row in which at least three of LGN’s women partners have been recognized in this category.

LGN’s Super Lawyers

W. Joseph Bruckner, Brian Clark, Susan Ellingstad, Gregg Fishbein, Yvonne Flaherty, H. Theodore Grindal, Richard Lockridge, Charles Nauen, Karen Hanson Riebel, Robert Shelquist, and […]

2020-07-22T12:38:38-05:00Jul 22, 2020|
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