Karen Riebel talks privacy and data security at Disruptive Technologies Seminar

LGN Partner Karen Hanson Riebel spoke as part of a panel on September 6 addressing the challenges emerging technologies pose to privacy and data security as part of the Disruptive Technologies Seminar at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. The panel focused on the technical and legal concerns for companies seeking to comply with evolving customer and regulatory demands.

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Eric Tostrud of Lockridge Grindal Nauen Confirmed to Federal Bench

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Today, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Eric Tostrud of Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. to the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

“We are proud and thrilled. Eric will be an outstanding judge on the federal bench,” said Dick Lockridge on behalf of the firm.

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Four LGN Partners named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America

Congratulations to LGN partners Richard LockridgeCharles NauenSusan Ellingstad, and Yvonne Flaherty for being named by Best Lawyers to their 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. They were recognized for their work in the following areas:

  • Richard Lockridge – Securities Litigation
  • Charles Nauen – Environmental Law & Environmental Litigation
  • Susan Ellingstad – Employment Law – Individuals & Employment Law – Management
  • Yvonne Flaherty – Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

A special congratulations to Charles Nauen, who was also named 2019 Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year.

This year’s Best Lawyers rankings were based on an analysis of over 7.8 million peer nominations submitted earlier this year, which are divided by geographic region and practice areas before evaluation on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an authentication process to make sure they are currently practicing and in good standing. The list will be published by U.S. News & World Report later this year.

Kate Baxter-Kauf named a Top Attorney Under 40 by Law360

Congratulations to LGN attorney Kate Baxter-Kauf on being named a Top Lawyer Under 40 by Law360. Kate was selected for her work in the Cybersecurity & Privacy area, and was the only Minnesota attorney named of the 168 lawyers recognized.

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Ted Grindal concludes term as Board Chair of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Ted Grindal concluded his term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society by presiding over the society’s annual meeting on June 26th in Sioux Falls.

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Brian Clark Featured in Minnesota Lawyer on E-discovery

LGN partner Brian Clark was featured in Minnesota Lawyer regarding electronic discovery and his recommendation that other attorneys study the emerging practice area. The feature can be found here.

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Six LGN Attorneys Named North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Work

The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) has recognized LGN attorneys Elizabeth OdetteKate Baxter-KaufRick LinskAnna Horning Nygren and Kristen Marttila as North Star Lawyers.

North Star Lawyers are MSBA members who have provided 50 hours or more of pro bono service to low-income individuals or organizations that serve economically disadvantaged individuals during the 2017 calendar year. In 2017, over 928 MSBA members provided over 106,400 total hours of pro bono service – an estimated value of $21,300,000 in free legal advice.

LGN Associates Host 7th Annual Event

LGN hosted its seventh annual associate marketing event last month at Penny’s. More than 50 people were in attendance at the yearly gathering.

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Susan Ellingstad presents on Emerging Issues in Pay Equity for Minnesota CLE

On July 10, 2018 Susan Ellingstad co-presented a CLE on “Emerging Issues in Pay Equity” for Minnesota CLE providing an update on developments in pay equity law, significant recent court rulings, and related emerging trends.

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Fifteen LGN Attorneys named Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to the 15 LGN attorneys who were recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Minnesota via a multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.

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