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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz visits LGN

LGN was pleased to welcome Minnesota Governor Tim Walz to our offices on July 17, 2019 for a special reception with the firm’s attorneys, staff, and clients.

Governor Walz visited with attendees on a wide range of issues facing the state, including education, transportation, and bonding. The Governor also visited with attendees on his experience working in a […]

Jul 18, 2019|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen named a 2019 Best Law Firm For Women by Working Mother

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce Working Mother has named our firm among its “Best Law Firms for Women” for 2019. This recognition, given to only 60 firms throughout the country, signifies that LGN is a firm that uses best practices to recruit, retain, promote and develop women attorneys. To determine which firms are included in the list, the […]

Jul 16, 2019|

13 LGN Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, including four of the state’s Top 100 MN Super Lawyers and four of the Top 50 MN Women Super Lawyers

Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that thirteen of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

A special congratulations to LGN partners Charles Nauen, Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, and Karen Hanson Riebel who were named as four of Minnesota’s Top 100 Super Lawyers. […]

Jul 8, 2019|

Ted Grindal commemorates opening of Minikahda Club golf course with fellow board members

Ted Grindal was one of 12 past presidents to commemorate the opening of The Minikahda Club’s golf course Wednesday June 26th.  The membership voted to re-grass the golf course 19 months ago and the course has been closed 11 months. Ted was President of the Club during the initial closure and still serves on the Board of Governors of the […]

Jun 28, 2019|

LGN’s Federal Relations Team Monitors Surprise Billing Legislation

LGN’s Federal Government Relations Group is closely monitoring the “surprise medical bills” legislation that is moving forward in the U.S. Senate and House with bipartisan support. These healthcare bills are noteworthy for two reasons. First, the bills could affect any Minnesotan with a self-insured employer-sponsored health plan. According to the ERISA Industry Committee, there are about 181 million Americans who […]

Jun 25, 2019|

LGN supports MN Urban Debate League Mayors’ Challenge

LGN was proud to sponsor the Minnesota Urban Debate League’s Mayors’ Challenge Tournament on June 4, 2019. The event featured Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, the other guest judges who oversaw this year’s debate, and this year’s Champion of Change honoree, Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.

LGN Partner Gregg Fishbein and Associate Kate Baxter-Kauf […]

Jun 6, 2019|

Charlie Nauen receives Hubert H. Humphrey Award

Congratulations to LGN partner Charlie Nauen on receiving the Minnesota DFL’s Hubert H. Humphrey Award. The award was presented at the DFL’s annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner before an audience of 1,500, including keynote speaker Nancy Pelosi, elected officials, party leaders, and representatives from Minnesota’s unions and businesses. Prior to his acceptance speech, Charlie was introduced via the following video […]

Jun 4, 2019|

Ann Lenczewski shares “Seven Tips for Successful Legislative Advocacy” in latest issue of Minnesota Cities Magazine

As Minnesota’s legislative session concluded this month, Ann Lenczewski of LGN’s State & Local Government Relations team shared “Seven Tips for Successful Legislative Advocacy” for local governments in latest issue of Minnesota Cities Magazine, published by the League of Minnesota Cities.

Ann represents a number of local governments with issues at the capitol and […]

May 30, 2019|

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|