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Law Firms - Top 25

Ranked by licensed attorneys in Minnesota | List information taken from the 2014 Black Book
Source: Company representatives and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Abbreviations: NP--Not provided, M&A--Mergers and acquisitions, L&E--Labor and employment, Admin--Administrator
Firm
Address
Phone • Website
Founded
Licensed MN attorneys1
MN partners/
Of counsels/
associates1
Employees in MN/
worldwide
Firm admin.
Managing partner or president
Office locations
Specialties
1

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
90 S 7th St., Ste. 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-766-7000 • faegrebd.com
1886
288
149
26
113
708
1,642
Patrick
Lutter
Andrew Humphrey
Minneapolis; Chicago; Des Moines, Iowa; Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, and South Bend, Indiana; London; Shanghai and Beijing, China; Washington, D.C.; Palo Alto, California
Corporate, employment, finance and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation and advocacy, real estate, and environmental
2
Fredrikson & Byron, PA
200 S 6th St., Ste. 4000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-492-7000 • fredlaw.com
1948
242
141
27
74
473
534
John
Schenk
John Koneck
Minneapolis; West Des Moines, Iowa; Bismarck, North Dakota; Fargo, North Dakota; Monterrey, Mexico; Shanghai, China
Advertising, marketing, and trademark law; antitrust and trade regulation; banking; corporate; corporate governance; L&E; energy; renewable energy; government relations; health care; immigration; intellectual property; international; life sciences; litigation; M&A; oil & gas; public companies; real estate; securities; tax; trusts and estates; white-collar and regulatory defense
3
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
50 S 6th St., Ste.1500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-340-2600 • dorsey.com
1912
239
110
33
92
561
1,167
Patrick
Lutter
Ken Cutler
Anchorage, Alaska; Costa Mesa, California; Denver, Colorado; Des Moines, Iowa; Fargo, North Dakota; Hong Kong; London, United Kingdom; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Missoula, Montana; New York, New York; Palo Alto, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; Shanghai, China; Sydney, Australia; Toronto, Ontario; Vancouver, British Columbia; Washington D.C.; Wilmington, Delaware.
Corporate; capital markets; M&As; public companies and securities law; technology commerce; venture capital; emerging companies; trial, commercial, construction, health care, intellectual property, products liability, securities and financial services, and white collar litigation; benefits; compensation; finance; restructuring; health care transactions and regulations; L&E; patent; public finance; real estate; regulatory affairs; tax; trusts; estates; trademark
4
Leonard, Street and Deinard
150 S 5th St., Ste. 2300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-335-1500 • leonard.com
1922
201
123
23
49
401
413
Steven
Brandl
Lowell Stortz
Minneapolis; Mankato; St. Cloud; Bismarck, North Dakota; Washington, D.C.
Bankruptcy, business and commercial litigation, class action, construction, corporate, employment, energy, estate planning, financial services, health law, labor, real estate
5
Briggs and Morgan, PA
80 S 8th St., Ste. 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-977-8400 • briggs.com
1882
169
105
25
39
NP
NP
None

Alan Maclin
Minneapolis, St. Paul
Business litigation, banking and finance, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, corporate law, energy, food industry, insurance law, intellectual property, L&E, M&A, medical technology, appellate, public finance, real estate, securities, telecommunications, transportation, trusts and estates
6
Lindquist & Vennum, LLP
80 S 8th St., Ste. 4200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-371-3211 • lindquist.com
1968
153
117
10
26
300
343
Jill
Lamere
Dennis O'Malley
Minneapolis, Denver, Sioux Falls
M&A, private equity, corporate finance, real estate, trusts and estates, employee benefits, financial institutions, life sciences and health, agribusiness, intellectual property, litigation relating to contracts, antitrust, employment, product liability, insurance recovery, intellectual property, real estate, securities
7
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP
800 LaSalle Ave., Ste. 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-349-8500 • rkmc.com
1938
149
57
12
80
448
613
Patrick
Mandile
Steven Schumeister
Atlanta; Boston; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New York City; Naples, Florida
Intellectual property litigation, financial litigation, business litigation, insurance litigation, antitrust litigation, medical malpractice, mass tort, government and internal investigations
8
Gray Plant Mooty
80 S 8th St., Ste. 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-632-3000 • gpmlaw.com
1866
148
106
20
24
302
327
Karen
Reynolds
David Bahls
Minneapolis; St. Cloud; Washington, D.C.
Corporate, employee benefits and executive compensation, L&E, family law, financial services, franchise and distribution, health law, higher education, intellectual property, litigation, nonprofits, real estate, trusts, estate and charitable planning
9
Winthrop & Weinstine, PA
225 S 6th St., Ste. 3500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-604-6400 • winthrop.com
1979
106
70
0
36
221
221
Robert
Olek
Scott Dongoske
Minneapolis; St. Paul
Business and commercial litigation; corporate and transactions; banking and finance; employment; health law; legislative and regulatory; intellectual property, patent, and technology law; real estate, affordable housing, new markets tax credits; tax, trusts and estates
10

Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
222 S 9th St., Ste. 2000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-607-7000 • oppenheimer.com
1886
96
61
5
30
169
169
Barbara
Clark
Brad Keil
Minneapolis
Business litigation, M&A, securities, corporate finance, real estate finance, financial services
11
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP
90 S 7th St., Ste. 3300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-672-8200 • maslon.com
1956
88
50
5
33
177
177
Mary Jo
Welter
Douglas Holod
Minneapolis
Business and securities, commercial litigation, financial services, L&E, real estate, estate planning, intellectual property
12
Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd.
7900 Xerxes Ave. S, Ste. 1500
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-835-3800 • larkinhoffman.com
1958
76
47
10
19
155
156
Richard
Knutson
William Griffith
Minneapolis
Franchise and distribution; health law; government relations; real estate, land use, and resources; business litigation; intellectual property; employment law; corporate and business; individual legal services (family law and trust and estates); non-profit
13
Meagher & Geer, PLLP
33 S 6th St., Ste. 4400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-338-0661 • meagher.com
1929
69
46
0
23
132
147
Patrick
Lutter
Gregory Stephens
Minneapolis; Scottsdale, Arizona
Civil/commercial litigation defense with emphasis on insurance coverage, professional and products liability, employment practices, catastrophic loss, complex mass tort, construction, securities and financial services and real estate; representation in corporate law, probate, wills, estates and trusts, and intellectual property
14
Moss & Barnett, PA
90 S 7th St., Ste. 4800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-877-5000 • moss-barnett.com
1896
67
51
2
14
160
160
Kevin
Busch
Thomas Shroyer
Minneapolis
Accountant law; banking and commercial transactions; business law; communications; creditors' remedies and bankruptcy; employment law; family law; intellectual property; litigation; M&A and corporate finance; real estate; regulated industries; technology; wealth preservation and estate planning
15
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA
121 S 8th St., Ste. 1600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-373-6900 • slwip.com
1993
59
16
1
42
136
197
Vicky
Hawes
Steven Lundberg
Minneapolis; San Jose, California; Austin, Texas
Computer and software, chemical, biotech, green technology, mechanical, electrical, life sciences, pharmaceutical, nanotechnology, medical device, technology, and materials science sectors and issues; trademarks; copyrights
16
Felhaber Larson Fenlon & Vogt
220 S 6th St., Ste. 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-373-8478 • felhaber.com
1943
58
41
2
15
140
140
Nancy
VanderVort
Christopher Hayhoe
Minneapolis, St. Paul
Business, health law, workers' compensation, L&E, employee benefits, estate planning, litigation, real estate, energy, immigration
17
Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP
100 Washington Ave. S, Ste. 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-339-6900 • locklaw.com
1978
53
17
3
13
89
95
None
Harry Gallaher
Minneapolis; Washington, D.C.
Government relations and litigation, including antitrust, business, campaign finance and election law, employment, environmental, health care, intellectual property, products liability, real estate, securities, utilities, and technology law
17
Merchant & Gould, PC
80 S 8th St., Ste. 3200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-332-5300 • merchantgould.com
1900
53
30
6
17
139
229
Patrick
Lutter
Brian Batzli
Minneapolis; Seattle; Atlanta; Denver; Washington, D.C.; Knoxville, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; New York City
Intellectual property
19
Bassford Remele, PA
33 S 6th St., Ste. 3800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-333-3000 • bassford.com
1882
52
37
0
15
96
96
Laurie
Pearcy
Mark Whitmore
Minneapolis
Commercial litigation, construction, employment, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, health care, insurance coverage, intellectual property litigation, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, personal injury, product liability, professional liability
20
Messerli & Kramer, PA
100 S 5th St., Ste. 1400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-672-3600 • messerlikramer.com
1965
50
24
7
19
220
222
Susan
Cyronek
John Lang
Minneapolis, Plymouth, St. Paul, Milwaukee
Business, banking, real estate, credit and collections, government relations, business litigation, family law
21
Best & Flanagan, LLP
225 S 6th St., Ste. 4000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-7121 • bestlaw.com
1926
48
34
8
7
97
97
Vicki
Nagel
Robert Maher
Minneapolis
Business law; securities; finance; intellectual property; employment and employee benefits; business foundations and dispositions; M&A; bank and bond financing; private and public stock offerings; real estate; troubled financial transactions, remedies, and restructure; public finance; litigation and dispute resolution; government relations; private wealth planning; insurance; renewable energy
22
Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, PA
81 S 9th St., Ste. 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-3500 • arthurchapman.com
1974
44
21
2
23
101
103
Roberta
Mathisen
Paul Rocheford
Minneapolis, Minnesota and Hudson, Wisconsin
Appellate litigation, arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution, business disputes, commercial litigation and transportation, construction law, employment law, fire litigation, fraud, general liability, insurance coverage, intellectual property, liquor liability, Medicare set-aside, motor vehicle, products liability, workers' compensation, subrogation, products liability, commercial transportation, professional liability, medical malpractice.
22
Nilan Johnson Lewis, PA
120 S 6th St., Ste. 400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-305-7500 • nilanjohnson.com
1996
44
28
3
11
90
90
Kim
Ess
Matthew Damon
Minneapolis
Product liability and mass tort, business transactions, health care, L&E, commercial litigation
24
Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC
8050 W 78th St.
Edina, MN 55439
952-941-4005 • hjlawfirm.com
1994
42
23
2
17
86
86
Kelly
Thaemert
Blake Nelson
Edina
Real estate, construction, construction defects, community associations, information technology and e-commerce, medical malpractice, personal injury, business, estate planning, litigation, employment, banking
25
Bowman and Brooke, LLP
150 S 5th St., Ste. 3000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-8682 • bowmanandbrooke.com
1985
39
25
1
13
123
455
Mickey
Bailey
Kim Schmid
Minneapolis; Phoenix; Detroit; San Jose, California; Los Angeles; Richmond, Virginia; Columbia, South Carolina; Dallas and Austin, Texas
Product liability defense, class action

1 As of April 29, 2013