In 2017, GPM attorney Greg Merz was recognized by the Hennepin County Bar Association with its Attorney Diversity Award, reflecting Greg's "substantial and long-term contributions ... to the furtherance of diversity and inclusion, civil rights, civil liberties, or human rights in the legal profession within Hennepin County." (READ MORE)
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 2017, 47 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 Dan Shulman (1,039 hours), Julia Dayton Klein (283.69 hours), and Joy Reopelle Anderson (219.4 hours). Combined, this year’s GPM North Star Lawyers contributed a total of nearly 5,475 hours of pro bono service.
Find out more about GPM's North Star Lawyers.
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 full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.