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37 Gray Plant Mooty Attorneys Named 2013 “Minnesota Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

July 10, 2013 | Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 10, 2013) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that 27 of its attorneys have been named 2013 “Minnesota Super Lawyers” and 10 of its attorneys have been named 2013 “Minnesota Rising Stars.” These attorneys will be recognized in the August issues of Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine, Twin Cities Business, and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, as well as the November issue of Super Lawyers Business Edition.

The polling, researching, and selecting of “Super Lawyers” is designed to identify Minnesota lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of Minnesota attorneys receive this honor.

GPM’s 2013 “Minnesota Super Lawyers” include:

David Bahls (Tax)
Kathryn Bergstrom (Business Litigation)
Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop (Health Care)
John Brower (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Ann Burns (Estate Planning & Probate)
Michael Cunningham (Business Litigation)
William Fisher (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
John Fitzgerald (Franchise/Dealership)
Michael Gray (Franchise/Dealership)
Richard Hackett (Employee Benefits/ERISA)
Laura Hein (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Gene Hennig (Business/Corporate)
William Klein (Business/Corporate)
Gaylen Knack (Franchise/Dealership)
John Krenn (Business Litigation)
Phillip Kunkel (Banking)
James Lamm (Estate Planning & Probate)
Judith Bevis Langevin (Employment & Labor)
Carl Crosby Lehmann (Employment & Labor)
Charles Maier (Business Litigation)
Bruce Mooty (Mergers & Acquisitions)
John Nichols (Employee Benefits/ERISA)
Kirk Reilly (Franchise/Dealership)
Daniel Shulman (Antitrust Litigation)
James Simonson (Business Litigation)
Michael Sullivan Jr. (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Mark Williamson (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the top up-and-coming lawyers and must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in Minnesota receive this honor.

The following GPM attorneys were named a 2013 “Minnesota Rising Star”:

Anne Bjerken (Estate Planning & Probate)
Brian Dillon (Business Litigation)
Elizabeth Dillon  (Franchise/Dealership)
Kelly Hoversten (General Litigation)
Inchan Hwang (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Jeremy Johnson (Health Care)
Gregory Larson (Non-Profit)
Matthew Shea (Estate Planning & Probate)
Andrew Steil (Business Litigation)
Henry Wang (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor)

About GPM:

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 170-attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Washington, DC. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value to our clients, and directly or with our global affiliations, we provide comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis.

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