Lockridge Grindal Nauen is proud to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys were named by Best Lawyers® to their 2021 Best Lawyers in America© list.

A special congratulations to LGN partner Yvonne Flaherty who was named Best Lawyers® 2021 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” in Minneapolis.

Susan Ellingstad, Richard Lockridge, Charles Nauen, and Karen Hanson Riebel were also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021.

Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review. This year’s Best Lawyers rankings were based on an analysis of over 9.4 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.

Super Lawyers recognizes the top 5% of outstanding lawyers in each state, who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process is multi-phased including independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Yvonne Flaherty
Partner
Recognized for work in:
Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Susan Ellingstad
Partner
Recognized for work in:
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Richard Lockridge
Partner
Recognized for work in:
Litigation – Securities

Charles Nauen
Partner
Recognized for work in:
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental

Karen Hanson Riebel
Partner
Recognized for work in:
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs