LGN Attorneys Kristen Marttila, Kate Baxter-Kauf, and Simeon Morbey have been elected to leadership positions in the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for the coming 2022-2023 year. Kristen will co-chair the Mentorship Committee and will continue serving on the Board of Directors, Kate will co-chair the Mass Tort, Multi-District Litigation, and Class Action Practice Group, and Simeon will co-chair the Civil Discovery Practice Group.
LGN Attorney Stephen Owen recently authored an article in the Federal Bar Association’s Antitrust Trends newsletter. The article discusses the Department of Justices’ recent pursuit of wage fixing and no-poach agreements as violations of the Sherman Act. Read the article and the full newsletter at this link: https://www.fedbar.org/antitrust-trade-regulation-section/wp-content/uploads/sites/112/2022/05/FBA-Antitrust-Spring22.pdf.
Stephen also serves as Secretary of the FBA’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the severity of symptoms of trauma and mental health issues for those who were already struggling with them, especially for younger adults, racial/ethnic minorities, essential workers, and unpaid adult caregivers.
According to the CDC, the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic should include increasing intervention and prevention efforts for addressing mental health conditions.Read more
On May 9, 2022, Lockridge Grindal Nauen partners Brian D. Clark and Kate Baxter-Kauf participated in a panel presented by the Mass Tort, Multi-District Litigation, and Class Action Practice Group of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association entitled Discovery in Complex Cases: Best Practices on Cutting-Edge E-Discovery Issues and Tips for the Meet and Confer Process.
LGN Attorneys Kate Baxter-Kauf and Rachel Kitze Collins attended the 2022 FBA Annual Federal Judges’ Dinner Dance at the Minikahda Club, held May 7, 2022. This annual event, sponsored by the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, brings together judges and practitioners from across the District of Minnesota.Read more
LGN Summer Associate Eura Chang joined Judge Juan Hoyos, and University of Minnesota Professor Carol Chomsky to discuss why now is the time to re-examine the bar exam as the exclusive way for students and newer attorneys to become licensed in Minnesota. The moderated discussion was part of the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee’s CLE Series on Racial Equity and Justice.
On April 28, 2022, Lockridge Grindal Nauen partner Kate Baxter-Kauf helped coordinate and acted as the webinar moderator for a panel presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association entitled Pre-Trial and Early Case Coordination: Multidistrict Litigation vs. Coordinated and Consolidated Class and Mass Actions.Read more
LGN Attorneys Jessica Servais and Joe Bourne participated in a panel discussion regarding recent court decisions under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, focusing on class certification decisions in antitrust cases, including the relevant facts and legal analysis in those decisions. Panelists also discussed the effect non-antitrust class certification decisions may have on antitrust litigation in the future.
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