North Star Lawyers are MSBA members who have provided 50 hours or more of pro bono service to low-income individuals or […]
On July 10, 2018 Susan Ellingstad co-presented a CLE on “Emerging Issues in Pay Equity” for Minnesota CLE providing an update on developments in pay equity law, significant recent court rulings, and related emerging trends.
LGN hosted its seventh annual associate marketing event last month at Penny’s. More than 50 people were in attendance at the yearly gathering.
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.
Ted Grindal concluded his term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society by presiding over the society’s annual meeting on June 26th in Sioux Falls.
Ted has served on the Sioux Falls-based organization’s board for the past six years. It is the largest non-profit senior services company in the United States with […]
LGN’s Ann Lenczewski spoke at the annual conference of the League of Minnesota Cities last week as part of a session discussing the local government impacts of federal and state tax reform.
The session, “Navigating Federal Tax Reform: What Cities Need to Know” addressed questions facing cities as they prepare to deal with federal tax changes as well as […]
Anna Horning Nygren Appointed to American Bar Association Antitrust Section Membership and Diversity Committee
Congratulations to LGN Partner Anna Horning Nygren on her appointment as the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section Membership and Diversity Committee. The Membership and Diversity Committee is tasked with growing the membership of the Antitrust Section and advancing the full and equal participation of its members. Anna will serve as Vice Chair of the […]
Lockridge Grindal Nauen is excited to welcome Kasia Kokoszka, Raashid Yassin, and Derek Waller to the firm as our 2018 Summer Associates.
Kasia Kokoszka is a student at the University of Minnesota Law School, class of 2020. She graduated from Barnard College with a double major in Anthropology and Spanish & Latin American Cultures in 2011. During her first year of […]
Lockridge Grindal Nauen was pleased to host Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig for a conversation with attorneys and staff on June 12, 2018.
Justice McKeig was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court by Governor Mark Dayton in 2016 and will be running for a full 6-year term this fall.
A 2016 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, Arielle Wagner concentrates her practice in the firm’s antitrust, data breach, health care, and business practice groups. During law school, Arielle was a certified student attorney in the Indian Child Welfare Act Clinic and served as a Managing Editor of the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law.
Four college-bound high school seniors from Como Park High School, along with their teacher Eric Erickson, visited Lockridge Grindal Nauen recently for a discussion about potential careers in law and government.
The students were part of a group of 26 Como Park High School students that participated in the school’s Close Up Washington D.C. program this year, which provides students the […]
On May 21, LGN hosted a reception in Minneapolis for the American Antitrust Institute. The AAI is an independent, nonprofit organization which, through research, education and advocacy, promotes the benefits of competition and antitrust enforcement. LGN actively supports the AAI and its mission, and LGN partner Joe Bruckner serves on the AAI’s Board of […]
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 […]
LGN Associate Kate Baxter-Kauf was recognized at the 37th Annual Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Law Day Dinner for her efforts surrounding the One Hour of Sharing Associates’ Campaign. Thanks to Kate’s efforts, LGN was one of the few law firms with 100% Associate participation in the Campaign.
For 100 years, Legal Aid has worked in pursuit of helping Minnesota’s most […]
LGN attorneys and staff were proud to again donate clothing, jewelry, handbags, and shoes to the Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL) Clothing Drive in support of the Tubman Center and Dress for Success, which will provide them to low-income women seeking jobs.
Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development […]
LGN Attorneys Elizabeth Odette, Devona Wells, Kate Baxter-Kauf, Rachel Kitze Collins, Kristen Marttila, and Arielle Wagner attended the FBA Minnesota Chapter Federal Judges’ Dinner Dance. At the event the Chapter recognized the work on diversity and inclusion undertaken by members and leaders of Minnesota affinity bar organizations.
Ms. Marttila […]
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 […]
LGN staff and attorneys raised more than $7,400 for the Neighborhood House food drive in March, a 15% increase over LGN’s donation last year.
Neighborhood House, a non-profit in St. Paul, helps nearly 15,000 people every year, including immigrants, refugees and long-term residents, develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to thrive in diverse communities. In 2017, Neighborhood House shared nearly 1 […]
LGN attorney Rick Linsk recently helped plan and stage a CLE organized by the Federal Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. The CLE, Hate Crimes Against Immigrants: A Discussion, took place on April 24, 2018 at the Dar Al-Farooq Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, the site of a bombing in August 2017. Pictured are panelists Cynthia M. Deitle, programs and operations […]