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LGN Associates Laura Matson and Arielle Wagner Moderate MSBA ENRE/MAIBA CLE on Tribal Food and Resource Sovereignty

Tribes in the upper Midwest have been at the forefront of developing novel strategies to respond to climate change, mitigate threats to critical ecosystems, protect traditional subsistence and harvesting practices, and advance Tribal resource, energy, and food sovereignty.

Laura Matson and Arielle Wagner moderated a panel titled “Tribal Food and Resource Sovereignty in the context of […]

Jun 4, 2020|

LGN Partner David Asp to Speak at the 2020 Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference

Employers are increasingly facing denials on employment-based visa petitions. As the numbers of denials increase, more employers are considering litigation against the government. LGN Partner David Asp has litigated several such cases in recent years on behalf of employers.  He will speak at the 2020 Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers […]

May 19, 2020|

Data Breach Class Actions: Practical Perspectives on Motions, Discovery, Certification, and Settlements

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | 2pm ET | 1pm CT | 12pm MT | 11am PT

Data breaches have become commonplace, harming organizations and individuals by causing disruptions, damaged reputations, and financial losses. In this new age of social distancing, hospitals, retailers, hotels, email providers, e-commerce companies, credit score companies, energy producers, manufacturers, government agencies, and web meeting platforms are […]

May 18, 2020|

LGN Associate Stephanie Chen Named Vice President of Communications of the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

LGN associate Stephanie Chen was recently elected Vice President of Communications of the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA). MNAPABA welcomes people of all diverse backgrounds and experience, creates opportunities for dialogue on issues of importance to Asian Pacific Americans (APA), and highlights APA issues to the legal community at large—most recently urging proactive leadership against COVID-19 […]

Apr 29, 2020|

LGN Partner David Asp Volunteers with NorthStar Neighbor

LGN Partner David Asp is providing pro bono legal services to NorthStar Neighbor, a new nonprofit that connects at-risk seniors with community volunteers through virtual modes of communication. Volunteers are then able to converse with isolated community members in need of assistance and check on their food supply and well-being, allowing Minnesotans to care for their neighbors during […]

Apr 13, 2020|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen Welcomes Amy Zhou and Abdulkadir Sharif to State Government Relations Team

Lockridge Grindal Nauen (LGN) is pleased to announce Amy M. Zhou and Abdulkadir A. Sharif have joined the firm’s state government relations team for the 2020 Legislative Session. Amy M. Zhou is a student at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, studying Political Science and Urban Studies. She is currently taking a semester off of school […]

Feb 25, 2020|

LGN Partner Brian Clark has been named Co-Lead Counsel in the Peanut Farmer Antitrust Litigation

LGN Partner Brian D. Clark has been named Co-Lead Counsel in the Peanut Farmer Antitrust Litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia. The complaint alleges that Birdsong and Golden Peanut coordinated with one another in violation of antitrust laws to underpay farmers for runner peanuts, the primary type of commercial peanut raised. As a result, peanut farmers have […]

Jan 9, 2020|

LGN Associate Stephanie Chen Recently Profiled in Twin Cities Diversity in Practice & MNAPABA Member Spotlight

LGN Associate Stephanie Chen was recently featured in Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, where she provided tips and advice for law students, and described how TCDIP’s 1L Clerkship Program jumpstarted her career.

Ms. Chen was also featured in the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s monthly member spotlight, where she discussed the highlights of […]

Jan 7, 2020|

David Zoll Talks Environmental Impact Statement Process On Potential Twin Metals Mine

LGN Partner David Zoll was recently featured in an MPR news article where he was extensively quoted discussing the public review process for the proposed Twin Metals mine in Northeastern Minnesota. Mr. Zoll discussed the Environmental Impact Statement process & how they guarantee projects will be well-studied and thoroughly analyzed.

Mr. Zoll represents clients […]

Jan 7, 2020|

Karen Hanson Riebel Named Co-Lead Counsel in Capital One Data Breach Case

LGN Partner Karen Hanson Riebel has been named Co-Lead Counsel in the Capital One data breach cases, the multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia, in which over 100 million people were affected.

Ms. Riebel has served as co-lead counsel in three data breach MDLs, and has held leadership positions in several cases including Target and Yahoo!

Ms. Riebel […]

Jan 7, 2020|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen Welcomes Kevin Matzek to State Government Relations Team

Lockridge Grindal Nauen (LGN) is pleased to announce that Kevin J. Matzek will be joining the firm’s state government relations team.

Mr. Matzek, a highly-regarded political and policy professional with 19 years of experience in and around state government, has served as Chief of Staff for the Senate Republican Caucus since 2012. As the caucus’s top staff person, he has led […]

Nov 14, 2019|

LGN’s Federal Relations Team Volunteers with Everyone Home DC

Members of LGN’s Federal Relations team took part in doing a deep clean of Shirley’s Place on Capitol Hill, a drop-in day center run by Everyone Home DC, a non-profit homeless resource and placement service. Shirley’s Place offers people experiencing homelessness a safe and dignified place to spend their day off of the street. Shirley’s Place provides access to showers, […]

Nov 13, 2019|

Nate Mussell volunteers in Texas with Samaritan’s Purse

Nate Mussell spent a week volunteering in early August in Rockport, TX with Samaritan’s Purse helping with the rebuilding efforts for houses that were severely damaged during Hurricane Harvey. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Rockport as a Category 4 hurricane resulting in almost one quarter of the area residents losing their homes to extensive wind and […]

Sep 24, 2019|

David Zoll volunteers with Minnesota High School Cycling League

In May 2019, David Zoll participated in the Minnesota High School Cycling League’s Leaders Summit where more than 150 volunteer coaches met to discuss how to develop strong minds, strong bodies, and strong character through the sport of mountain biking. David has used this experience to help lead the Lakeville Mountain Bike Team and carry out the […]

Sep 20, 2019|