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Inchan Hwang and Kate Nilan Named 2013 Up & Coming Attorneys

July 30, 2013 | Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 29, 2013) — The law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that Inchan Hwang and Kate Nilan have been named 2013 Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer. The annual listing honors attorneys who distinguish themselves in their first 10 years of practice.

The Up & Coming Attorney criteria for selection are professional accomplishment, leadership service to the community, and the profession or achievement as in house counsel. Minnesota Lawyer’s editorial staff selected the honorees based on nominations from law firms, legal associations, previous award recipients, and other members of the state bar. Minnesota Lawyer will publish a special section in mid-September to highlight the achievements of this year’s “Up & Coming Attorneys” and will host a celebration for the honorees on September 18 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

Inchan Hwang is a principal in Gray Plant Mooty’s Corporate Transactions practice group and practices in a wide range of U.S. and international business law matters. He concentrates his practice on corporate finance and capital markets transactions, corporate governance and securities law compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to Inchan’s work for Gray Plant Mooty, he is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Kate Nilan is an associate in the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice group, and is also a member of the Government Relations and Intellectual Property & Technology practice groups. She has worked with franchise clients to develop franchise agreements, draft federal and state specific disclosure documents, and assist clients on registering their franchises through the U.S. Kate is admitted to practice in Minnesota and a Certified Franchise Executive.

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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