Recognition & Honors


Awards are important measures of an organization's accomplishments. Gray Plant Mooty has received several honors that speak to our focus on client service, our high ethical standards, and the fact that we know how to balance working hard for our clients with leading full and rich lives.


U.S. News - Best Lawyers® listed Gray Plant Mooty among the top-tier national and metropolitan firms in its 2018 "Best Law Firms" rankings. These rankings draw on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, as well as peer review from leading attorneys in their field.


Gray Plant Mooty was recognized by its clients in The BTI Client Service A-Team 2018: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance as an elite law firm for excellence in the delivery of client service. The ranking marks the eighth consecutive year that the firm has joined this prominent list of client service leaders.


In 2018, GPM was recognized in BTI Brand Elite 2018: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms, reflecting the firm's innovation, client service, and premium value.


In 2018, Gray Plant Mooty was recognized once again as one of the nation's Top 60 “Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother magazine. This is the sixth time the firm has been recognized for its progressiveness toward women as well as gender-neutral parental leave policies.


Gray Plant Mooty has again been recognized as a "Top Workplace" by the Star Tribune. The recognition is based on direct feedback from employees. Over 2,400 companies based in Minnesota with more than 50 employees were considered for the annual survey.

GPM attorneys consistently are ranked by clients and peers as leaders in their respective fields in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In the 2018 edition of Chambers USA the firm was recognized nationally in Franchising and in the following practice areas at the state level: Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, and Labor, Employment, & Higher Education

GPM’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group was ranked by clients and peers as one of the world's top 12 franchise law practices in the 2018 edition of Chambers Global.
Franchise Times magazine named 15 attorneys from the Gray Plant Mooty Franchise & Distribution Practice Group 2018 “Legal Eagles.” Franchise Times describes honorees as “superior attorneys,” known among clients, peers, and even adversaries, as the “rainmakers, the go-to lawyers, the ethical problem-solvers.”


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