On June 1, 2016, The Advocates for Human Rights presented GPM’s asylum team with a 2016 Volunteer Award at its Human Rights Awards Dinner. The team was recognized for its important pro bono asylum work over the past few years representing clients fleeing persecution from a variety of countries, including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Laos, Somalia, The Gambia, and Zimbabwe. (READ MORE)
In 2016, 34 Gray Plant Mooty attorneys were recognized by the Minnesota State Bar Association for their pro bono legal services during the preceding calendar year. Attorneys must log a minimum of 50 hours of pro bono service annually to be recognized as a North Star Lawyer.
The leading GPM honorees were Bruce Mooty (211.35 hours), Greg Merz (169.2 hours), Dan Shulman (165.75 hours), Dick Flint (128 hours), and Carl Crosby Lehmann (116.2 hours). Combined, GPM's North Star Lawyers contributed a total of nearly 2,950 hours of pro bono service.
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Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 180-plus attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.