LGN Attorneys Confirmed to Leadership Positions in Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

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 Authors Article in Antitrust Trends

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.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen Proud to Sponsor Very Important Cookie Program

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.

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LGN Partners Participate in Federal Bar Association Panel

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.  

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LGN Attorneys Kate Baxter-Kauf and Rachel Kitze Collins Attend the 2022 FBA Annual Federal Judges’ Dinner Dance

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.  

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LGN Attorneys Participate in Complex Litigation e-Discovery Forum Spring Conference

LGN Attorneys Brian Clark, Cate Crowe, Simeon Morbey, and Steve Serdikoff participated in the Complex Litigation e-Discovery Forum (CLEF) Spring Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Brian serves as President of the CLEF Board, which hosted over 75 plaintiffs-side attorneys at the conference. 

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LGN Summer Associate Participates in Hennepin County Bar Association Panel

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.

LGN Partner Kate Baxter-Kauf Participates in Minnesota Federal Bar Association Panel

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.  

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LGN Attorneys Participate in Minnesota State Bar Association Panel

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.

LGN Partner Kate Baxter-Kauf Participates in Sedona Conference Working Group 11

On April 26 and 27, 2022, LGN partner Kate Baxter-Kauf participated as a dialogue leader and panel leader on two panels for the Sedona Conference Working Group 11 on Data Security and Privacy Liability’s Annual Meeting, which was held in Phoenix, Arizona.  

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