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 attorney Kate Baxter-Kauf was interviewed on a recent episode of Above the Law’s “The Jabot” podcast, which focuses on the challenges women and other diverse populations face in the legal industry.
In the episode, Kate talks about her path to working in plaintiffs’ side work, getting through law school with an infant, and […]
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 […]
Lockridge Grindal Nauen is one of the seven best mid-sized law firms for women lawyers in the country, according to Law 360’s Glass Ceiling Report, released last week. LGN was among 26 mid-sized firms (firms with 50-149 lawyers) and 70 firms of all sizes nationwide who were recognized for having above-average female representation among both […]
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 […]
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 […]
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., […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to be a new member of Twin Cities Diversity in Practice. Heidi Silton will serve as the firm’s Member Representative and Stephanie Chen will be the firm representative for the organization’s the Emerging Leaders Group.
Diversity in Practice is a nonprofit association comprised of the leading […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.