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Fired Minnesota whistleblower wins nearly $1M in settlement

A Minnesota man who says he was fired for being a whistleblower has won nearly $1 million in a $5.5 million settlement. David McIntosh, 49, says for 14 months he tried to persuade his employer, M.K...

September 17, 2014

Justice Ginsburg at the U of M: Women's rights, the environment and memes

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brought her decades of judicial and life experience to the University of Minnesota Tuesday night, letting the hundreds of community members, staff and...

September 17, 2014

St. Paul professor among 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners

A St. Paul law professor is among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” Sarah Deer, 41, is a professor at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul...

September 17, 2014

Court Dismisses Claims That U.S. Bank Aided Petters Fraud

An appeals court upheld an earlier decision to dismiss the claims that an investment fund liquidator brought against U.S. Bank.

August 26, 2014

Why Companies Should Act To Protect Themselves From Patent Trolls

Government officials have been battling patent trolls. But companies still need to take action to protect themselves from costly disputes.

August 26, 2014

MN Couple Guilty Of Theft By Swindle In Real Estate Project

During a construction project that was never completed, Philip and Virginia Carlson allegedly funneled money through a company that wasn’t doing work on the project, while failing to pay the companies that were.

August 21, 2014

Prison inmates charged with tax fraud; collected $400K in tax refunds

Two inmates at the Minnesota state prison in Faribault have been charged with filing false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service and collecting $400,000 in fraudulent tax refunds while they...

August 19, 2014

Stephen Foley

Cofounder Of Minneapolis Law Firm Dies At 55

Stephen Foley, who cofounded Foley & Mansfield in 1989, helped build the firm into a national operation with 10 offices across the country.

August 19, 2014

Minneapolis law firm files suit against NCAA over athlete compensation

A Minneapolis law firm has filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) claiming the organization has failed to pay student athletes fair compensation. The lawsuit...

August 11, 2014

Latest Talks Reflect Law Firms' Mega-Merger Trend

The potential combination of Lindquist & Vennum and Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly would create one of the largest law firms in town—but is big necessarily better?

August 05, 2014

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