Rebecca J. Kanninen

LGN’s Rebecca Kanninen and Emily Tranter speak at Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association ETI Expo

LGN was proud to be a Chief Presenting Sponsor of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s Executive Training Institute & Law Enforcement Expo last week.

LGN partner Rebecca Kanninen introduced the association’s Executive Director, Andy Skoogman, at the conference’s President’s Reception. Emily Tranter, from LGN’s Federal Relations team in Washington, D.C., was joined by former Saint Paul Mayor Randy Kelly to present a briefing on emerging issues impacting law enforcement at the federal level,

LGN represents several law enforcement organizations at the state and federal level, including the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, the North Dakota Peace Officers Association, and the Police Officers Association of Michigan. LGN also works on behalf of cities and counties seeking state and federal funding for public safety related projects.

2019-05-01T16:29:59-05:00May 1, 2019|

LGN collects more than 200 pounds of food and $3,330 in cash donations for Neighborhood House food drive

LGN partners, attorneys, and staff raised more than $3,000 to support Neighborhood House’s annual food drive this spring. This effort, which LGN has supported for many years, is the latest in a series of projects the firm has undertaken as part of its 40 4 40 initiative. The initiative celebrates the firm’s 40th Anniversary through a series of forty service projects to support the communities where LGN employees live and work.

As part of its annual food drive, Neighborhood House, a Saint Paul-based non-profit, regularly shares nearly 1 million pounds of food with families throughout the city. LGN partner Rebecca Kanninen recently joined the Board of Directors for Neighborhood House. Thank you to everyone at LGN for supporting the drive.

2019-04-16T14:28:37-05:00Apr 16, 2019|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen Announces New Leadership & Team Members of Federal Relations Group

With a growing profile, the Lockridge Grindal Nauen Federal Relations Group is excited to announce a new leadership structure and new team members for its Washington, D.C. office.

LGN Partner Rebecca Kanninen has been named the new leader for LGN’s Federal Relations Group – building upon her work overseeing the DC office over the past several years.

Additionally, the LGN Federal Relations Group is excited to welcome three new hires – Ed Kim, Nicholas Kowalski, and Bob Sherman.

With a growing profile, the Lockridge Grindal Nauen Federal Relations Group is excited to announce a new leadership structure and new team members for its Washington, D.C. office.

LGN Partner Rebecca Kanninen has been named the new leader for LGN’s Federal Relations Group – building upon her work overseeing the DC office over the past several years.

Additionally, the LGN Federal Relations Group is excited to welcome three new hires – Ed Kim, Nicholas Kowalski, and Bob Sherman.

  • Ed Kim has over five years of experience on Capitol Hill, most recently serving as a Senior Health Policy Advisor to Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee during the 115th Congress. […]
2019-01-28T18:22:44-05:00Jan 28, 2019|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen a strong presence at Minnesota Chiefs’ conference

Lockridge Grindal Nauen was a proud sponsor of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s (MCPA) Executive Training Institute & Law Enforcement Expo, which took place in Duluth April 22nd-25th.

The conference featured a presentation from LGN Partner Anna Horning Nygren on preventing harassment in the workplace and best practices for employers, and specifically police departments, to investigate and respond to allegations while protecting their organizations from liability. LGN’s Attorneys and Government Relations professionals have extensive experience representing governmental entities at the local, state and federal levels from the courtroom to the capital.

LGN Partner Rebecca Kanninen also spoke at MCPA’s Annual Awards Banquet, introducing keynote speaker, Craig Floyd, Chief Executive Officer of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, who spoke on the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

LGN thanks law enforcement officers and other first responders for their service.

2018-05-17T11:55:14-05:00May 10, 2018|

LGN attorneys speak to Minnesota Police Chiefs at state association’s annual Executive Training Institute and Law Enforcement Expo

Partners Charlie Nauen and Rebecca Kanninen spoke to attendees at the MCPA Awards Banquet and President’s Welcome Breakfast respectively. Additionally, LGN’s David Zoll and Ann Lenczewski gave a presentation to the police chiefs and other representatives of local governments and agencies in attendance entitled – Legislation, Litigation, and Local Governments: Protecting Your Interests.

LGN’s attorney’s and government relations professionals have over three decades of experience representing governmental entities of all shapes and sizes on complex issues throughout the Midwest and in Washington, D.C., including environmental litigation, constitutional issues, employment law advice, investigations, and litigation, electronic discovery, as well as local, state, and federal government relations.

2018-05-15T15:07:31-05:00May 4, 2017|