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33 Lindquist & Vennum Attorneys Named to 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists


MINNEAPOLIS - Lindquist & Vennum LLP is pleased to announce that 21 of its lawyers have been named to the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. An additional 12 lawyers were selected as 2017 Minnesota Rising Stars, a distinction recognizing top up-and-coming lawyers.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The following attorneys from Lindquist's Minneapolis office are listed on the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list in the categories indicated:

  • David A. Allgeyer, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • K. Jon Breyer, Business Litigation
  • Jonathan M. Bye, Business Litigation
  • Bryan R. Freeman, Insurance Coverage
  • Robert J. Hartman, Employee Benefits
  • Wallace G. Hilke, Business Litigation
  • Richard Ihrig, Business Litigation
  • Mark A. Jacobson, Business Litigation
  • Bruce H. Little, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • James M. Lockhart, Business Litigation
  • James A. Lodoen, Bankruptcy: Business
  • James McCarthy, Business Litigation
  • Mary M. O'Brien, Business/Corporate
  • Debra K. Page, Real Estate
  • Mark R. Privratsky, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Karen L. Schreiber, Family Law
  • George H. Singer, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Robert E. Tunheim, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mavis J. Van Sambeek, Estate & Probate
  • William P. Wassweiler, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Thomas J. Woessner, Estate & Probate

The Rising Stars list in Minnesota recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 or fewer years. The following Lindquist attorneys were named to the 2017 Minnesota Rising Stars list:

  • Lisa M. Ashley, Banking
  • Adam C. Ballinger, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Christopher A. Grgurich, Business Litigation
  • Gretchen L. Gurstelle, Criminal Defense
  • Kirstin D. Kanski, Business Litigation
  • Kelly G. Laudon, Business Litigation
  • Gloria S. Myre, Family Law
  • Charles E. Nelson, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Brittany Stephens Pearson, Family Law
  • Maggie M. Tatton, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Robin R. Tutt, Estate & Probate
  • Karla M. Vehrs, Business Litigation

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