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Lockridge Grindal Nauen completes over half of its 40440 service projects in honor of the firm’s 40th Anniversary

Lockridge Grindal Nauen’s 40440 initiative is halfway to its goal of completing 40 acts of service in honor of its 40th year in business.

From volunteer hours for local community organizations to donations to area non-profits, LGN attorneys, government relations professionals, and staff have completed over 20 acts of service so far.

Thank you again to all of the LGN attorneys and […]

May 13, 2019|

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., […]

May 1, 2019|

Brian Clark, Arielle Wagner, and Stephanie Chen lead antitrust discussion at Macalester College

On April 12, 2019, LGN attorneys Brian Clark, Arielle Wagner, and Stephanie Chen led a discussion on antitrust litigation with economics students at Macalaster College. The discussion was part of Macalester’s Industrial Organization class and introduced students to types of anticompetitive behavior, applicable regulatory schemes, and case mechanics.

Macalester College is a […]

Apr 21, 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 […]

Apr 16, 2019|

Brian Clark Presents at National eDiscovery Leadership Institute

On April 5, 2019, LGN partner Brian Clark presented at the National eDiscovery Leadership Institute (NeLI) on a panel entitled “Negotiating Discovery: Obstacles and Pathways to Success.”

NeLI was formed in 2014 to provide high quality educational opportunities to judges and legal professionals specifically focused on electronically stored information (ESI) and to encourage cooperation between and among the […]

Apr 11, 2019|

Dave Zoll speaks at annual Minnesota Environmental Institute

LGN partner Dave Zoll spoke to the over 200 attendees of the Minnesota Environmental Institute on April 11th. Citing projects ranging from animal feedlots to petroleum pipelines, his session analyzed the year’s most important developments in environmental review and environmental rights related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Minnesota Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) and Minnesota Environmental […]

Apr 11, 2019|

Rachel Kitze Collins elected President of Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of the American Constitution Society

Congratulations to LGN attorney Rachel Kitze Collins on her election as president of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of the American Constitution Society. She previously served as the organization’s Vice-President.

The American Constitution Society (ACS) is the nation’s leading progressive legal organization. With over 200 student and lawyer chapters in almost every state and on most law school campuses, the […]

Apr 2, 2019|

Charlie Nauen selected to serve on the National Council of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee

Congratulations to LGN partner Charlie Nauen on his selection as a member of the National Council of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Charlie has long been involved with the organization at the state level, including serving as the Democratic political co-chair of the organization in Minnesota.

The mission of AIPAC is to strengthen, protect and promote the U.S.-Israel […]

Apr 1, 2019|

Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan speaks with students at Boys & Girls Clubs Day at the Capitol

LGN was proud to partner with our client, the Minnesota Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, to organize their annual “Day at the Capitol” event on Wednesday, March 20th. We were honored to have Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan speak with students from across the state who are enrolled with their local Boys & Girls Club to talk about the importance […]

Mar 20, 2019|

Rick Linsk moderates CLE panel on defamation law

LGN attorney Rick Linsk (left) organized and moderated a continuing legal education panel discussion at the Hennepin County Bar Association on recent developments in Minnesota defamation law. Speakers were lawyers Mark Anfinson (center) and Marshall Tanick (right). Mr. Linsk, who practices civil litigation with LGN and previously was a newspaper journalist for 20-plus years, chairs the HCBA’s Insurance […]

Mar 18, 2019|

Members of Minnesota Congressional Delegation speak at MPPOA Congressional Breakfast

Thank you to Congressman Jim Hagedorn, Congressman Pete Stauber, and several other members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation for speaking with members of the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association at their Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen has proudly represented the MPPOA in Washington for over two decades and helps organize the association’s annual Washington Fly-in. […]

Mar 11, 2019|

LGN Congratulates MSFA Chair Vekich on his Reappointment

Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. congratulates Michael Vekich on his reappointment by Governor Tim Walz to continue serving as Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).

LGN’s state government relations team has represented the MSFA at the Capitol since it was established under the stadium bill passed in 2012. Since that time, LGN has served as the MSFA’s trusted partner, assisting […]

Mar 4, 2019|

Kate Baxter-Kauf featured at Federal Bar Association’s Rising Professionals Symposium

LGN attorney Kate Baxter-Kauf presented as part of the Federal Bar Association’s Rising Professionals Symposium last month. Her presentation, entitled Now That We’ve Found Standing, What Are We Gonna Do With It? What’s on the Horizon for Data Breach Litigation provided attendees with a status update on retailer, medical, and tech company data breach litigation. […]

Mar 4, 2019|

Susan Ellingstad speaks on panel regarding federal and state Equal Pay Act litigation

LGN Partner Susan Ellingstad recently participated in a panel at the ABA Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee’s 2019 Midwinter Meeting. The panel discussed litigating and defending pay discrimination class action cases under state and federal law.

Ms. Ellingstad leads the firm’s employment law practice, representing business and governmental clients in federal and state courts as well as […]

Feb 27, 2019|

Yvonne Flaherty speaking at HarrisMartin Litigation Conference

LGN Partner Yvonne Flaherty will be speaking at HarrisMartin’s 3M Combat Earplugs Litigation Conference on March 7th, 2019. Ms. Flaherty will focus her remarks on Overcoming Jurisdictional Challenges in Earplug Cases.

Ms. Flaherty focuses her practice on the representation of injured parties in complex litigation against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, as well as class […]

Feb 26, 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 […]

Jan 28, 2019|