Karen Hanson Riebel

Five LGN Partners Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America

Congratulations to LGN partners Richard Lockridge, Charlie Nauen, Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, and Karen Hanson Riebel for being named by Best Lawyers to their 2020 Best Lawyers in America list. They were recognized for their work in the following areas:

  • Richard Lockridge – Securities Litigation
  • Charles Nauen – Environmental Law & Environmental Litigation
  • Susan Ellingstad – Employment Law – Individuals & Employment Law – Management
  • Yvonne Flaherty – Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Karen Hanson Riebel – Class Actions – Plaintiffs

This year’s Best Lawyers rankings were based on an analysis of over 8.3 million peer nominations submitted earlier this year which are divided by geographic region and practice areas before evaluation on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an authentication process to make sure they are currently practicing and in good standing.

2019-08-16T08:06:55-05:00Aug 16, 2019|

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

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that thirteen of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

A special congratulations to LGN partners Charles Nauen, Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, and Karen Hanson Riebel who were named as four of Minnesota’s Top 100 Super Lawyers. This is the seventh year in a row that Charles Nauen has been named as a Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer.

Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, Karen Hanson Riebel, and Heidi Silton were named as four of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Minnesota for the second year in a row. We are proud that this is the fifth 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, Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, H. Theodore Grindal, Richard Lockridge, Charles Nauen, Karen Hanson Riebel, Robert Shelquist, and Heidi Silton have been named Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers recognizes the top 5% of outstanding lawyers in […]

2019-07-08T15:43:16-05:00Jul 8, 2019|

LGN D.C. team coat drive supports Central Union Mission

As part of LGN’s 40440 initiative, the firm’s Washington, DC-based Federal Relations team was joined by attorneys Karen Hanson Riebel, Heidi Silton, Anna Horning Nygren, and Simeon Morbey to deliver several bags of donated winter coats, hats, and gloves to Central Union Mission in our nation’s capitol.

Central Union Mission provides a safe shelter, hot meals, medical care, job training and compassionate care to help transform lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.

2018-12-11T10:14:05-05:00Nov 15, 2018|

Karen Riebel talks privacy and data security at Disruptive Technologies Seminar

LGN Partner Karen Hanson Riebel spoke as part of a panel on September 6 addressing the challenges emerging technologies pose to privacy and data security as part of the Disruptive Technologies Seminar at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. The panel focused on the technical and legal concerns for companies seeking to comply with evolving customer and regulatory demands.

2018-09-07T09:50:42-05:00Sep 6, 2018|

Fifteen LGN Attorneys named Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to the 15 LGN attorneys who were recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Minnesota via a multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.

A special congratulations to Charles Nauen and Susan Ellingstad who were named among Minnesota’s Top 100 Super Lawyers, and to Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, Karen Riebel, and Heidi Silton who were named among the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Minnesota. Six LGN attorneys were named Rising Stars, a designation no more than 2.5% of Minnesota attorneys may share in a given year.

2018-07-09T15:32:50-05:00Jul 9, 2018|

Karen Hanson Riebel featured as a panelist at Women Lawyers in Leadership program

LGN Partner Karen Hanson Riebel spoke on a panel at the Practicing Law Institute’s Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018 program, which took place on January 28, 2018 in New York City.

The panel, entitled Getting a Seat at the Table and What to do Once You’ve Obtained Your Seat: Tips for Women Lawyers, will explore best practices for women lawyers to be appointed as lead counsel, factors judges should consider when appointing leadership, and challenges facing women lawyers seeking leadership.

2018-05-15T14:48:57-05:00Oct 20, 2017|

Karen Hanson Riebel to speak at Equifax Data Breach Litigation Conference

LGN Partner Karen Hanson Riebel will speak as part of a panel at HarrisMartin’s Equifax Data Breach Litigation Conference on November 10. She and her fellow panelists will discuss damages to financial institutions resulting from the data breach.

Ms. Riebel has been on the forefront of international data breach litigation during the past several years, primarily representing financial institutions against retailers and other entities in the wake of major data breaches.

2018-05-15T15:20:20-05:00Oct 13, 2017|

16 LGN Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that 16 of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

LGN’s ‘Super Lawyers’

The following attorneys have been named Super Lawyers. These attorneys ranked in the top 5% of the list in the Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

LGN’s ‘Rising Stars’

The following attorneys have been named Rising Starsfor 2017.

2018-02-22T13:02:01-05:00Jul 7, 2017|

Five LGN Attorneys named among “Top 100 Attorneys” and “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers”.

A special congratulations to LGN partners Charles NauenYvonne Flaherty, and Heidi Silton, who were each named among Minnesota’s Top 100 Attorneys by Super Lawyers. This is the fifth year in a row that Charles Nauen has been named as a Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer and the second year in a row for Yvonne Flaherty.

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

2018-05-15T15:34:21-05:00Jul 7, 2017|