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 […]
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 […]
Brian Clark was a member of the drafting team for the Sedona Conference’s recent publication, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b)(2) Primer: Practice Pointers for Responding to Discovery Requests. The primer is a practical guide for practitioners and courts to address changes to Rule 34 that prohibit boilerplate objections and responses in discovery. View guide […]
Lockridge Grindal Nauen was pleased to host Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich for a conversation with attorneys and staff on March 9, 2018.
Justice Chutich 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.
Kristen Marttila, a partner in LGN’s Antitrust practice group, published an article examining the class-action tolling issues raised in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, currently pending before the Supreme Court. Her article, “The U.S. Supreme Court Takes on the Timeliness of Later-Filed Class Actions,” was published in the February edition of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Perspectives In Antitrust […]
Each year, the publication recognizes the top achievements in the Minnesota legal profession. Recipients are chosen based on their leadership, involvement in major cases or other newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional […]
LGN’s Ian Marsh spoke with students at the University of Minnesota Law School’s Advanced Environmental Law Seminar on February 13 on lobbying in the energy sector.
The seminar, which is led by LGN environmental law attorneys Charlie Nauen and Dave Zoll, provides in-depth instruction regarding current environmental issues through class discussions and presentations […]
Congratulations to LGN’s Eric C. Tostrud, who was nominated Monday for an opening on the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
We are especially proud of Eric because of his long association with our firm. Eric joined LGN as a law clerk in 1989. After graduating from William Mitchell College of Law, summa cum laude, in 1990, he served clerkships for the Honorable Edward J. Devitt, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, and for the Honorable George E. MacKinnon, […]
LGN Partner Gregory J. Myers was recently named Chair of the Finance Committee and Board Treasurer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities. Greg joined the board one year ago. Big Brothers Big Sisters served nearly 2,500 Twin Cities youths through community-based mentoring, site-based mentoring, enrichment activities, college and career preparation events, workforce readiness offerings, […]
LGN partner Heidi Silton was honored to speak on a distinguished panel on the subject of “Getting a Seat at the Table and What to do Once You’ve Obtained Your Seat: Tips for Women Lawyers” during the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018 conference on January 26, 2018.
Lockridge Grindal Nauen welcomed Ramsey County Attorney John Choi to our offices last week. Mr. Choi spoke about important issues facing Ramsey County, and his plan to tackle those issues. Mr. Choi is seeking reelection to his third term this November.
Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that Brian Clark and Kristen Marttila have been named partners at our firm.
Brian D. Clark has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the past three years and focuses his practice on plaintiffs-side antitrust class actions and e-discovery advice for businesses of all sizes. He […]
LGN partner Elizabeth Odette was recently featured in Hennepin Lawyer. Ms. Odette contributed to an article that advised attorneys on practicing law in dynamic times. The article, “Thriving in a Time of Change: Four Members, Four Perspectives” appears in the January/February 2018 issue of the publication.
Lockridge Grindal Nauen hosted an intimate reception honoring Saint Paul Mayor-Elect Melvin Carter last week. Mayor-Elect Carter spoke about his vision for the future of Saint Paul, the challenges the city faces, and his plans to tackle those challenges. Mayor-Elect Carter will be sworn in January 2, 2018.
For the 9th year in a row, Lockridge Grindal Nauen has partnered with FamilyWise, an organization dedicated to strengthening families by promoting the safety, stability, and well-being of children, to adopt a family in need for the holidays. FamilyWise began in 1976 and has expanded over the years to offer a comprehensive array of family strengthening programs to help families […]