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Chambers USA Recognizes Greene Espel for Litigation in Minnesota; Jeanette Bazis, Sybil Dunlop, Surya Saxena, Kate Swenson, and X. Kevin Zhao Named Notable Practitioners

June 6, 2024
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John Baker and Kate Swenson Receive 2024 Amicus Service Award from International Municipal Lawyers Association

June 4, 2024

Through the Amicus Service Award, IMLA seeks to recognize the lawyers who have been actively involved in legal advocacy for and on behalf of local governments and IMLA, and who have done exemplary work to protect and advance local government interests.

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Client Win: Jury Rules in Favor of Greene Espel Client, Olmsted County, in Discrimination Suit

March 18, 2024

On Greene Espel was honored to represent Olmsted County, one of the firm’s long-standing public-sector clients, and we are proud of this result for our client.

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Client Win: Eighth Circuit Affirms Trial Win for Greene Espel Client Newsert

March 6, 2024

Greene Espel was honored to represent Newsert, and we are proud of this result.

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Jeya Paul Appointed to U.S. Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

February 22, 2024

The panel will review applications, interview prospective candidates, and recommend the five best-qualified candidates to the District Judges for consideration.

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Holley Horrell Elected to Serve as Vice Chair of the Children's Law Center of Minnesota's Board of Directors

February 6, 2024

The Children's Law Center promotes the legal rights and well-being of children and youth, and its staff and volunteers provide direct representation of children and youth in the child welfare system as well as advocate for changes in the systems that affect their lives.

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X. Kevin Zhao Appointed to Judicial Selection Committee for Federal District Court Vacancy by Senators Klobuchar and Smith

February 2, 2024

The committee is made up of six attorneys, including current and former judges and other leaders in the legal community.

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Cargill and Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as 2023 Attorneys of the Year

January 10, 2024

The team includes Cargill attorneys Kate Hibbard, Brooke Tassoni, and Molly Thornton, as well as Greene Espel attorneys Holley Horrell, Mark Johnson, Aaron Knoll, Jeya Paul, Faris Rashid, Anna Tobin, Gina Tonn, and X. Kevin Zhao.

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Greene Espel Welcomes Attorney Chad Blumenfield to the Firm

January 8, 2024

Chad joins Greene Espel as a Partner to expand our significant capabilities to represent clients in False Claims Act cases, healthcare litigation, government and internal investigations, and high stakes litigation in a variety of industries.

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Sybil Dunlop Recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as a 2023 Attorney of the Year

December 21, 2023

She is recognized in the “Diversity & Inclusion” category as part of the Application Support Committee of the Infinity Project.

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Greene Espel Recognized in 2024 "Best Law Firms" Among Nation's Top Firms

November 3, 2023

The firm has been ranked in the first tier in Minneapolis – the highest ranking available in each city – in nine practice areas.

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Jeanette Bazis Named to Minnesota Lawyer's POWER 30 for Business Litigation

October 24, 2023

To create the Power 30 list, Minnesota Lawyer interviewed respected Minnesota attorneys and leaders, reviewed outcomes of significant cases, and consulted the Minnesota Lawyer archives for “people whose achievements and influence we recognize as powerful business litigators in Minnesota.”

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Greene Espel Welcomes Litigators Taofikat Ninalowo-Olaofe and Michelle Erickson to the Firm

September 21, 2023

Greene Espel PLLP is delighted to welcome attorneys Taofikat Ninalowo-Olaofe and Michelle Erickson to our team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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Surya Saxena Appointed to the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission

September 11, 2023

Greene Espel is pleased to announce that Surya Saxena has been appointed by Governor Walz to serve on the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission. 

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Greene Espel Congratulates Former Colleague and Partner Karl Procaccini On His Appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court

August 23, 2023

With tremendous pride, Greene Espel congratulates its former colleague and partner, Karl Procaccini, on his appointment as Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 16 Greene Espel Attorneys on the 2024 Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists

August 17, 2023

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes nine Greene Espel attorneys. In addition, seven Greene Espel lawyers are named to the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list.

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16 Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized on the Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

July 18, 2023

Greene Espel is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2023 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes Greene Espel for Litigation in Minnesota; Jeanette Bazis, Sybil Dunlop, and Kate Swenson Named Notable Practitioners

June 2, 2023

This year’s recognition highlights the firm’s “widely respected litigation group able to provide expertise across a range of commercial disputes, including both class actions and single-plaintiff claims.” 

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Greene Espel COO Laura Broomell Receives Spirit of ALA Award by the Association of Legal Administrators

May 18, 2023

The award speaks to Laura’s groundbreaking work at Greene Espel, her commitment to the ALA, her mentorship to new ALA and ALAMN members, her recruitment of members for leadership roles, and her education of members and business partners regarding their relationships to each other.

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Greene Espel Congratulates Nicholas Scheiner on His Elevation to Our Partnership

January 17, 2023

Nick's unique skills and experience will add to the depth of our partnership—particularly in Investigations, a key area of our practice.

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Faris Rashid Recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as a 2023 40 Under 40 Honoree

January 11, 2023

Business Journal editors pick 40 leaders under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellent professional accomplishments while also working to further their communities.

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X. Kevin Zhao Appointed to the Commission on Judicial Selection

January 10, 2023

The Commission solicits, considers, and recommends candidates to the Governor for vacancies in the district courts and the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals.

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Mark Johnson, Aaron Knoll, and Cliff Greene Recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as 2022 Attorneys of the Year

January 4, 2023

An outside panel of judges selected honorees based on the following criteria: leadership in the profession, achieving a successful result for a client, excellence in corporate or transactional services, and public service.

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City of Golden Valley Releases Findings of Greene Espel's Police Misconduct Investigation

December 6, 2022

The City hired a Greene Espel team led by Surya Saxena to begin an investigation beginning in March 2022 and released three Greene Espel investigative reports summarizing the scope and findings of the investigation.

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Sybil Dunlop Named to Minnesota Lawyer's 2022 POWER 30 for Business Litigation

November 1, 2022

When selecting the 30 attorneys, Minnesota Lawyer highlights those whose presence on a case “signifies the stakes, who have influenced the direction of the law, whose leadership in the community is pervasive and whose respect within the bar is undeniable.”

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Greene Espel Welcomes Litigators Farah Famouri and Gina Tonn to the Firm

October 26, 2022

We are delighted to welcome Farah and Gina to our team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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Award: Jenny Gassman-Pines Named 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Awards Honoree by Minnesota Lawyer

August 25, 2022

Each year, Minnesota Lawyer recognizes those who have made a significant impact with respect to diversity and inclusion on the greater community or within their organizations.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 14 Greene Espel Attorneys on the 2023 Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists

August 18, 2022

Best Lawyers compiles its annual recognition by an exhaustive peer review survey which is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

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Client Win: Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Greene Espel Client, Newsert

August 1, 2022

Greene Espel was honored to represent Newsert, and we are proud of this result.

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Faris Rashid Appointed to the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

July 27, 2022

The panel will evaluate and recommend the best-qualified candidates to the District Judges for consideration.

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Award: Minnesota Lawyer Names Attorney Nicholas Scheiner as 2022 Up & Coming Attorney and Litigation Support Manager Brigid Volk as a 2022 Unsung Legal Hero

July 26, 2022

Each year, Minnesota Lawyer selects a small group of attorneys and legal professionals for these honors.

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16 Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized on the Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

July 18, 2022

Greene Espel is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Additionally, John Baker, Jeanette Bazis, and Jenny Gassman-Pines have been recognized on the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Minnesota list.

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Chambers USA Recognizes Greene Espel for Litigation in Minnesota; Jeanette Bazis, Sybil Dunlop, and Kate Swenson Named Notable Practitioners

June 6, 2022

Chambers rankings are the result of in-depth market analysis and independent research conducted by an experienced team of researchers.

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Jeanette Bazis and Jenny Gassman-Pines Named to Minnesota Lawyer's POWER 30 for Employment Law

May 5, 2022

When selecting the 30 attorneys, Minnesota Lawyer focused on those whose presence on a case “signifies the stakes, who have influenced the direction of the law, whose leadership in the community is pervasive and whose respect within the bar is undeniable.”

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Client Win: Judge Grants Complete Dismissal for Greene Espel Client in Class Action Accountant Liability Case

April 13, 2022

Judge Michael J. Davis for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota recently issued an order granting a complete dismissal with prejudice of all claims asserted against our client, Deloitte & Touche LLP, in a putative class action lawsuit, Kamal v. Baker Tilly US, LLP.

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John Baker and Kate Swenson Receive Amicus Service Award from International Municipal Lawyers Association

April 13, 2022

Through the Amicus Service Award, IMLA seeks to recognize the lawyers who have been actively involved in legal advocacy for and on behalf of local governments and IMLA, and who have done exemplary work to protect and advance local government interests.

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Faris Rashid Confirmed by Minnesota Senate to Serve on the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board

March 21, 2022

The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board's mission is to promote public confidence in state government decision-making through development, administration, and enforcement of disclosure and public financing programs.

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Greene Espel Welcomes Litigator Emily McAdam to the Firm

March 9, 2022

Greene Espel PLLP is delighted to welcome attorney Emily McAdam to our team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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3M and Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as 2021 Attorney of the Year Honorees

December 21, 2021

Since the beginning of the global Covid-19 pandemic, 3M has been working diligently to seize counterfeit N95 masks—both to protect its intellectual property and protect the public from sometimes dangerous and ill-fitting fake masks.

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Greene Espel Recognized in 2022 "Best Law Firms" Among Nation's Top Firms

November 11, 2021

"Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

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Sybil Dunlop Named to Minnesota Lawyer's POWER 30 for Business Litigation

November 2, 2021

When selecting the 30 attorneys, Minnesota Lawyer focused on those whose presence on a case “signifies the stakes, who have influenced the direction of the law, whose leadership in the community is pervasive and whose respect within the bar is undeniable.”

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Greene Espel Welcomes Attorneys Erin Emory, Surya Saxena, and Nicholas Scheiner

October 27, 2021

Each of these attorneys brings significant experience that allows us to better serve our clients—particularly in Investigations, a key area of our practice.

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Minnesota Lawyer and Finance & Commerce Name Attorneys John Baker and Larry Shapiro as 2021 ICON Honorees

October 18, 2021

Now in its third year, the ICON Awards pay tribute to the titans of the boardroom and the courtroom, recognizing individuals with proven success throughout a lengthy and accomplished career.

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Greene Espel Attorneys Recognized in 2022 "Best Lawyers in the Midwest" Publication

October 11, 2021

Jeanette Bazis, named 2022 Minneapolis "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Davida Williams, recognized on the 2022 Best Lawyers: One to Watch list, are both featured in the publication discussing what they most enjoy about their practices.

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John Baker Receives IMLA's 2021 President's Award for Outstanding Associate Member

October 4, 2021

The annual Outstanding Associate Member Award recognizes one lawyer who is a leader in legal advocacy for and on behalf of local governments, has done exemplary work to protect and advance local government interests, and contributes to the mission of IMLA.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 14 Greene Espel Attorneys on the 2022 Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists

August 19, 2021

Jeanette Bazis has been given particular recognition as the 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis for Litigation – Intellectual Property.

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Jeanette Bazis Elected to Serve as Chair of the University of Minnesota Law School's Board of Advisors

July 30, 2021

The Law School's Board of Advisors is made up of alumni and community leaders that provide counsel and support to the Dean in carrying out the Law School's priorities and building an engaged and philanthropic alumni community.

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Award: Super Lawyers Recognizes 13 Greene Espel Attorneys on the 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

July 21, 2021

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, as chosen through a multi-phased process that includes independent research, peer nominations, and evaluations on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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Award: Minnesota Lawyer Names Attorneys Anna Tobin and Davida Williams as 2021 Up & Coming Attorneys and Accounting Manager Karen Deneen as a 2021 Unsung Legal Hero

July 16, 2021

Each year, Minnesota Lawyer selects a small group of attorneys in their first ten years of practice who distinguish themselves through their professional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the community. The Unsung Legal Heroes award recognizes the legal professionals who have their attorneys' and everyone else's backs and who make sure the job gets done.

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Kevin Zhao Elected to the Board of Directors for The Advocates for Human Rights

July 9, 2021

At the forefront of the world's human rights movement, The Advocates for Human Rights works to change systems and conditions that cause human rights abuses.

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Best Lawyers 2021 "The Employment Law Issue" Recognizes Greene Espel Attorneys

June 23, 2021

The Best Lawyers Employment Law Issue applauds the work of top legal professionals protecting both businesses and employees.

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Cliff Greene Receives the MSBA Public Law Section's 2021 Douglas K. Amdahl Public Attorney Career Achievement Award

June 14, 2021

The award recognizes retired or retiring public attorneys who have had distinguished careers as public attorneys, have made many significant contributions to public service, and are recognized as models of the dedication and commitment of public attorneys.

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Best Lawyers 2021 “Women in the Law” Business Edition Recognizes Eight Greene Espel Attorneys

June 14, 2021

Best Lawyers compiles its annual recognition by an exhaustive peer review survey in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers.

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Client Win: Over One Million Suspected Counterfeit N95 Masks Confiscated by U.S. Marshals

June 11, 2021

The latest in a string of fake N95 confiscations, 3M has worked with law enforcement to seize over 41 million counterfeit N95 masks globally.

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Pro Bono Victory: Greene Espel Helps Secure Asylum for Pro Bono Client through The Advocates for Human Rights

June 3, 2021

In partnership with The Advocates for Human Rights, X. Kevin Zhao began representing the client in 2015.

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Chambers USA Recognizes Greene Espel for Litigation in Minnesota; Jeanette Bazis and Sybil Dunlop Named Notable Practitioners

May 28, 2021

This year's recognition highlights the firm's "widely respected litigation group able to provide expertise across a range of commercial disputes, including both class actions and single-plaintiff claims."

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Jeanette Bazis and Jenny Gassman-Pines Named to Minnesota Lawyer's POWER 30 for Employment Law

April 26, 2021

Jeanette Bazis and Jenny Gassman-Pines Named to Minnesota Lawyer's POWER 30 for Employment Law

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Amran Farah Selected as a 40 Under 40 Honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

February 23, 2021

Greene Espel PLLP is delighted to announce that Amran Farah has been selected as a 2021 40 Under 40 honoree by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

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Amran Farah appointed to the Federal Law Enforcement Selection Committee by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith

February 9, 2021

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates Amran Farah on her appointment to the Federal Law Enforcement Selection Committee. This committee will assist U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith on making recommendations to President Biden for candidates to serve as U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal for Minnesota. Amran joins a distinguished group of Minnesota leaders on this selection committee. Senator Klobuchar stated, “I am confident that this committee will find candidates who are committed to the p

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After 104 years, the Minnesota Law Review Elects its First Black Editor-In-Chief

February 8, 2021

The Minnesota Law Review recently elected Brandie Burris as editor-in-chief, making her the first Black law student to lead the publication in its 106-year history.

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Greene Espel congratulates Jeya Paul, Amran Farah and Davida Williams on their elevation to our partnership.

January 26, 2021

Greene Espel congratulates Jeya Paul, Amran Farah and Davida Williams on their elevation to our partnership.

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Davida Williams Appointed to the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

January 1, 2021
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Award: Sybil Dunlop recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as an Attorney of the Year

December 17, 2020

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates Sybil Dunlop for being recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as a 2020 Attorney of the Year. Sybil spent 2020 focused on ensuring that our government institutions reflect the communities they serve and that every Minnesotan's vote would count. Sybil partnered with Minnesota's affinity bars and the governor's office to organize multiple trainings encouraging diverse candidates to apply for judgeships. She taught over 25 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion trainings to client

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Award: Larry Shapiro Recognized by Minnesota 500

November 24, 2020

Greene Espel is proud to announce that Minnesota 500 has recognized Larry Shapiro as one of “the most powerful business leaders in Minnesota.”

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5 Ways Firms Can Avoid Female Attorney Exodus During Pandemic

October 18, 2020

Law 360 offers five ways firms can avoid female attorney exodus during pandemic. It's not fair, but it is a reality that many women are bearing the brunt of childcare/on-line education while simultaneously trying to keep moving up the ladder at their law firms.

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Press Mentions: Greene Espel's COO, Laura Broomell Garners Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal's 2020 Women in Business Award

October 7, 2020

As a 2020 Women in Business honoree, Greene Espel's COO, Laura Broomell was recently interviewed by Minneapolis, St. Business Journal.

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Award: Cliff Greene Receives Transformational Leadership Award from The International Leadership Institute

September 21, 2020

Greene Espel proudly congratulates its co-founder Cliff Greene, who last week received the 2020 Transformational Leadership Award from the International Leadership Institute.

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Cliff Greene to Retire from Greene Espel

September 17, 2020

Litigation boutique Greene Espel PLLP announces, with mixed emotions, that its co-founder Cliff Greene is retiring from the practice of law to join JAMS, Inc., the world's largest provider of Alternative Dispute Resolution services.

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Award: Greene Espel Receives Nods for Diversity and Inclusion

September 4, 2020

Greene Espel is honored to celebrate dual recognitions for its contributions to diversity and inclusion in the legal industry.

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Award: The Best Lawyers in America 2021 Recognizes 17 Greene Espel Lawyers

August 20, 2020

The 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes 11 Greene Espel attorneys, including “Lawyer of Year” designation to Larry Shapiro.

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Press Mentions: Faris Rashid Appointed to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board

July 31, 2020
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Award: Greene Espel's COO Laura Broomell honored as one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 2020 Women in Business

July 28, 2020

Greene Espel congratulates Laura J. Broomell, CLM, its Chief Operating Officer (COO), on being named an honoree of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 2020 Women in Business award.

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The DEI Report: The Latest News and Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices

July 23, 2020
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Award: Super Lawyers Recognizes 20 Greene Espel Attorneys

July 20, 2020

Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to announce that 20 of its attorneys have been named to the 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers, including three attorneys—Jeanette Bazis, Matt Forsgren, and Mark Johnson—named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Minnesota.

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Award: Three Greene Espel Attorneys Named Up & Coming Lawyers by Minnesota Lawyer

July 10, 2020

Greene Espel attorneys Amran Farah, Caitlinrose Fisher, and Aaron Knoll were selected by Minnesota Lawyer for its 2020 Up and Coming Lawyers recognition.

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Client Win: United States Supreme Court Upholds Federal Ban on Most Robocalls, as Urged in Greene Espel Pro Bono Amicus Brief

July 9, 2020

Since 1992, federal law has prohibited most robocalls to mobile phones. In January 2020, the United States Supreme Court decided to review an effort to strike down that ban based on the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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Restructure Your Organization to Actually Advance Racial Justice

June 22, 2020

There's been an influx of interest in DEI of late. This HBR piece explores how to prevent your organization from merely hosting a one-off training and, instead, think about how to truly advance equity and inclusion for Black employees. How do we do that?

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Supreme Court Delivers Major Victory to LGBTQ Employees

June 15, 2020

Does the 1964 Civil Rights Act protect employees from being terminated on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity? Until recently, the legal answer to this question wasn't clear. NPR discusses the Supreme Court's decision that discrimination due to sexuality is, by nature, discrimination based on sex—and thus prohibited.

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Award: 13 Greene Espel Attorneys Named North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Service

June 10, 2020

Greene Espel PLLP is proud to announce that 13 of its lawyers have been recognized as North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) for pro bono work done in 2019.

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Client Win: Judge Rules in Favor of Certificateholder in RMBS Case

June 4, 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Ramsey County District Court ordered U.S. Bank, as trustee of a residential mortgage-backed securities trust, to use trust assets to pursue litigation against Goldman Sachs entities concerning thousands of mortgages in the trust that defaulted.

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Is there any silver lining in the global pandemic?

May 21, 2020

Is there any silver lining in the global pandemic? The HR Exchange asks whether remote workforces improve diversity and inclusion. They suggest that, in a remote environment, biases come to the fore less as employers focus on productivity and effectiveness. Is this your experience?

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Diversity and Inclusion Efforts That Really Work

May 12, 2020

Harvard Business Journal explores the question of what's actually working when it comes to improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Motherhood Penalty' May Fuel Workplace Lawsuits in Pandemic (1)

April 29, 2020

Bloomberg Law suggests that we will see a rise in lawsuit from parents and caregivers (especially women) as a result of COVID-19.

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Award: Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Greene Espel and its Attorneys

April 24, 2020

Greene Espel PLLP is proud to announce that Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, has again ranked Greene Espel among the top law firms in the United States.

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Webinar (4/13/2020): Supporting Children During the COVID-19 PANDEMIC with Dr. Dan Shapiro

April 13, 2020

Children find it especially difficult to make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have concerns and anxiety about health, missing friends and family, remote schooling, and the future.

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Greene Espel Files Suit to Enforce Rights of Buyers of Bremer Financial Corporation Stock

December 13, 2019

On December 13, 2019, Greene Espel filed an action for purchasers of $9 million in Bremer Financial Corporation stock, demanding that Bremer register them as shareholders and recognize the conversion of their stock to voting shares.

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Client Win: Greene Espel Client Honeywell Beats $22 million Implied Contract Claim, Wins Counterclaim

December 12, 2019

A customer sued Honeywell International Inc. in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for almost $22 million claiming that Honeywell was obligated to create video surveillance hardware and software customized for the customer and its end-users.

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Amran Farah to Serve on Judicial Selection Committee

December 6, 2019

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates Amran Farah on being selected by Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith to serve on the Judicial Selection Committee for the seat recently vacated by the Honorable Joan Ericksen.

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How to Confront Bias in the Criminal Justice System

December 1, 2019

Nationwide surveys regarding perceptions of the American justice system conducted twenty years apart yielded very similar results—respondents overwhelmingly responded that the system treats women and people of color unfairly. It is clear that these implicit biases exist, so how can the justice system combat them? The American Bar Association explores possible solutions.

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Press Mention: John Baker Comments on Case That Could Eliminate the Quo Warranto Writ from Minnesota Law

November 28, 2019

In litigation now pending before the Minnesota Supreme Court, the state's solicitor general has argued for the elimination of the quo warranto writ—a common law cause of action to force a government agency to identify the authority for its official actions.

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Press Mention: Profiles in Practice Features Amran Farah

November 6, 2019

Greene Espel attorney Amran Farah was recently interviewed for Minnesota State Bar Association's Profiles in Practice.

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Client Win: Greene Espel Client Wins Appellate Victory

November 6, 2019

The city-built Capital City Plaza Parking Ramp in downtown St. Paul has been a disappointment to bondholders for years.

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Event (11/5/2019): Cliff Greene Featured Speaker: Traditions of Excellence Inspiring Conversations with Industry Leaders

November 5, 2019

Greene Espel's co-founder Cliff Greene will speak at the inaugural 2019-2020 Traditions of Excellence series at Mitchell Hamline.

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Award: Greene Espel is Recognized Again Among Nation's Top Law Firms

November 1, 2019

Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in the 2020 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in top national and regional practice area categories.

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Update: 'Willful' Thinking: Supreme Court Set To Clarify When Trademark Owners May Recover Profit Awards

October 28, 2019

During the upcoming term, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider Romag Fasteners v. Fossil, No. 18-1233, a trademark case that presents the Court with a question that has puzzled the federal courts of appeals for years. Does the Lanham Act entitle a trademark owner to an award of the infringer's profits as a remedy for infringement under §1125(a) only if the infringement was willful?

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Event (10/1/2019): John Baker to Speak on the Supreme Court's Knick Decision

October 1, 2019

Greene Espel attorney John Baker will speak in Chicago October 1, 2019 at the 2019 Kratovil Conference on Real Estate Law and Practice.

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Award: Amran Farah Recognized as a 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Honoree by Minnesota Lawyer

September 23, 2019

Greene Espel attorney Amran Farah was selected as one of the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Honorees.

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Eleven Greene Espel Lawyers Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America 2020"

August 15, 2019

Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to announce that 11 of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. For over thirty years, Best Lawyers compiles its annual widely regarded recognition by an exhaustive peer review survey in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers.

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Case Analysis: Minnesota Supreme Court upholds the exercise of specific personal jurisdiction over Ford arising out of an auto accident in Minnesota.

August 6, 2019

We write regarding a recent decision issued by the Minnesota Supreme Court on a topic that has generated significant motion practice and commentary over the past few years: specific personal jurisdiction.

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Client Win: Greene Espel Client is Declared U.S. Citizen

July 12, 2019

Mark Esqueda, an American citizen and military veteran born in Texas and raised in Minnesota, was twice denied a US passport by the United States government after it questioned his citizenship.

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2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include 18 Greene Espel Attorneys

July 8, 2019

Super Lawyers has released its 2019 list of Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, and 18 of Greene Espel's 31 lawyers were selected, including three attorneys—Cliff Greene, Jeanette Bazis, and Matt Forsgren—named to the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers List.

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Holley Horrell and Faris Rashid Named Up & Coming Lawyers by Minnesota Lawyer

July 1, 2019

Greene Espel PLLP proudly applauds Holley Horrell and Faris Rashid who were named to Minnesota Lawyer's 2019 “Up & Coming Lawyer” list.

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Eight Greene Espel Attorneys Named North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Service

June 10, 2019

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates attorneys Caitlinrose Fisher, Matthew Forsgren, Jenny Gassman-Pines, Holley Horrell, Ginny McCalmont, Katherine Swenson, Anna Tobin, and Kevin Zhao on being named North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) for pro bono work done in 2018.

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Client Win: Greene Espel client Cargill wins First Circuit appeal

May 13, 2019

On May 13, 2019, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision affirming the dismissal of a $22 million wrongful-death lawsuit brought against Greene Espel client Cargill, Incorporated.

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Press Mention: Jenny Gassman-Pines Represents Client Against US Government on Citizenship Challenges

April 30, 2019

Mark Esqueda, an American citizen and military veteran born in Texas and raised in Minnesota, is in a fight with the United States government after it questioned his citizenship when he twice applied for a US passport.

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Greene Espel Recognized Among Top Firms in 2019 Chambers USA

April 26, 2019

The 2019 edition of Chambers USA recognized litigation and investigations boutique Greene Espel PLLP in the general commercial litigation practice category. In addition, Chambers individually recognized Jeanette Bazis and Cliff Greene.

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John Baker Receives Award from International Municipal Lawyers Association

March 29, 2019

Greene Espel's volunteer work on behalf of local governments was again recognized by the International Municipal Lawyers Association, which granted one of its 2019 Amicus Service Awards for two amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court filed by Greene Espel attorneys. The award was presented to John M. Baker, counsel on record in both cases.

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Sam Clark Rejoins Greene Espel

February 11, 2019

Litigation boutique Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to announce that Sam Clark has rejoined its team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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Press mentions: Amran Farah Featured in "Hennepin Lawyer"

January 7, 2019

January's issue of "Hennepin Lawyer" spotlights one of Greene Espel's newest attorneys, Amran Farah, on the ten things she loves about being an attorney.

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Greene Espel Joins ABA Campaign to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being in the Legal Community

December 27, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP is proud to announce that the firm has redoubled on its efforts to reduce substance use disorders and mental health distress in the legal community by committing to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Well-Being Pledge & Campaign.

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Greene Espel Named to BTI Client Service A-Team 2019

December 13, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP has again been named among top firms for client performance by BTI Client Service A-Team 2019. The report identifies law firms singled out by clients as best at client service.

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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Greene Espel and Five of its Lawyers

November 20, 2018

Greene Espel and five of its attorneys were recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2019, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys.

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Chris Schmitter Named Chief of Staff to Governor-elect Tim Walz

November 8, 2018

Greene Espel attorney Chris Schmitter named Chief of Staff to Governor-elect Tim Walz.

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"Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal" Highlights Greene Espel's Voting Day Policy

November 6, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP's voting day policy—up to a half-day of paid time off to vote in a general election for all employees—was highlighted in a Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal article on “How Twin Cities' businesses encourage employees to vote on Election Day.”

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Greene Espel Secures Top Rankings in "Best Law Firms"

November 2, 2018

Greene Espel received top national and regional recognition in the 2019 edition of Best Law Firms, an annual guide published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

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Greene Espel congratulates Larry Shapiro on his receipt of the Cardozo Society's 2018 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award

November 1, 2018

Greene Espel proudly applauds Larry Shapiro, who receives the 2018 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award at the annual Cardozo Society Dinner on November 1, 2018.

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Greene Espel Welcomes New Attorneys

October 16, 2018

Litigation boutique Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to welcome attorneys Amran Farah and Davida Williams to its team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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Congratulations to Greene Espel Alum Nancy Brasel on Federal Judge Confirmation

August 29, 2018
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Why Workplace Diversity is so Important, and Why It's so Hard to Achieve

August 22, 2018

There are numerous benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace—such as providing access to a wider range of talent and even promoting a more profitable organization. However, achieving these positive outcomes has proven to be difficult. Forbes discusses why.

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Nine Greene Espel Lawyers Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America 2019"

August 15, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP announced today that nine lawyers have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following categories:

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Greene Espel Lawyers Receive Recognition in 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

July 5, 2018

Super Lawyers has released its 2018 list of Minnesota Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars, and 15 of Greene Espel's 27 lawyers were selected. Super Lawyers identifies the top five percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen through a multi-phased process that includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

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Mitchell Hamline Announces Cliff Greene as a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

June 29, 2018

"Well-known Minneapolis attorney Clifford Greene will bring four decades of courtroom experience to the classroom when he joins the Mitchell Hamline faculty as a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence."

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Sybil Dunlop Recognized as a 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Honoree by Minnesota Lawyer

June 28, 2018

Greene Espel attorney Sybil Dunlop was selected as one of the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Honorees. The honor celebrates those in the legal profession who go above and beyond in their efforts to create a more diverse and inclusionary community.

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Minnesota Business Selects Greene Espel PLLP as a 2018 Editors' Pick for an Inclusive Work Environment

June 28, 2018

Earlier this year, Minnesota Business magazine selected Greene Espel PLLP as one of the “2018 100 Best Companies to Work For.” During the award celebration on June 28, 2018, the firm was also presented with a 2018 Editors' Pick award for our inclusive work environment.

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Kate Swenson and Kevin Zhao Named Up and Coming Lawyers by Minnesota Lawyer

June 21, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Kate Swenson and Kevin Zhao were named to Minnesota Lawyer's 2018 “Up & Coming Lawyer” list. Each year, Minnesota Lawyer selects a small group of attorneys who are in their first ten years of practice to be named “Up and Coming.”

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The Minnesota Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Favor of Client, City of Rochester

June 20, 2018

The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an opinion in favor of Greene Espel's client, the City of Rochester, reversing a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision that an appearance of bias had invalidated the City's transit contract.

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Nine Greene Espel Attorneys Named North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Service

June 19, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates attorneys Matthew Forsgren, Jenny Gassman-Pines, Bob Gilbertson, Aaron Knoll, Karl Procaccini, Faris Rashid, Katherine Swenson, Anna Tobin, and Kevin Zhao on being named North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA).

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Greene Espel PLLP Earns ISO 27001 Information Security Certification

June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018 (Minneapolis, MN) — Greene Espel PLLP, a litigation, counseling, and investigations boutique firm located in Minneapolis announced that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for its information security management systems.

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Greene Espel Attorneys to Present at the 2018 Employment Law Conference

May 21, 2018

Greene Espel attorneys will once again present at the nation's premier employment law conference. The Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, hosted by the Minnesota CLE, features two days of practical and current analyses of issues and developments facing employers.

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Greene Espel and Securian Volunteer to Teach Junior Achievement

May 11, 2018

Once again, legal professionals from Greene Espel and Securian Financial Group, Inc. volunteered to teach basic economics and financial literacy to fourth graders at Phalen Lake Elementary School in St. Paul through Junior Achievement (JA).

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2018 Business Law Institute Speakers Include Jenny Gassman-Pines, Faris Rashid, and Kevin Zhao

May 7, 2018

The 2018 Business Law Institute will include Greene Espel attorneys Jenny Gassman-Pines, Faris Rashid, and X. Kevin Zhao.

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Greene Espel Recognized Among Top Firms In 2018 Chambers USA

May 4, 2018

The 2018 edition of Chambers USA recognized litigation and investigations boutique Greene Espel in the general commercial litigation practice category. In addition, Chambers individually recognized Jeanette Bazis and Cliff Greene for their litigation work and Beth Krueger for her antitrust work.

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Karl Procaccini Shares Insights at The 42nd Annual International Business Law Institute

April 19, 2018

The 42nd Annual International Business Law Institute will feature international experts, global perspectives, and insightful analysis. Among the speakers are Karl Procaccini—who also chairs the Institute's planning committee—and David Wallace-Jackson.

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Minnesota Business Magazine Names Greene Espel as One of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”

April 16, 2018

Minnesota Business magazine selected Greene Espel as one of the “2018 100 Best Companies to Work For.” We are honored that Minnesota Business recognizes our dedicated legal professionals' diligent efforts to maintain a culture that fosters trust, collaboration, integrity, and innovation—all to our clients' benefit.

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The Women Attorneys of Greene Espel Reflect on Key Lessons

March 28, 2018

In celebration of Women's History Month, we honor the women of Greene Espel for their tremendous contributions to our firm, our profession, our clients, and their communities. Throughout the month, we will spotlight some of their stories and inspirations in their continuous efforts to advance women's rights and ensure equality in our profession and beyond.

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Meet the Women Of Greene Espel - Q&A with COO Laura Broomell

March 15, 2018

In celebration of Women's History Month, we honor the women of Greene Espel for their tremendous contributions to our firm, our profession, our clients, and their communities. Throughout the month, we will spotlight some of their stories and inspirations in their continuous efforts to advance women's rights and ensure equality in our profession and beyond. In this installment,

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Sybil Procedure: Awareness of Cognitive Bias Can Improve Advocacy

March 9, 2018

In 2016, Sybil's New Year's resolution was to create an inspiring and energizing program on implicit bias, its impact on our profession, and—most importantly—how each of us can combat it. She committed to providing the program to anyone who asked. Since then, she has taught the program on over 25 occasions, including to 300 members of the Minnesota Judicial Branch. She has also written extensively on the topic of implicit bias in Minnesota Lawyer, the Hennepin Lawyer, and MDLA's Magazine. Click

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Celebrating Women's History Month

March 1, 2018

In celebration of Women's History Month, we honor the women of Greene Espel for their tremendous contributions to our firm, our profession, our clients, and their communities.

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Kevin Zhao Appointed to the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

February 21, 2018

Greene Espel PLLP congratulates Kevin Zhao on his appointment to the Merit Selection Panel to advise the U.S. District Court of the District of Minnesota on the selection of a new U.S. Magistrate Judge. The panel will evaluate and recommend the best-qualified candidates to the District Judges for consideration.

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Q&A: Meet our Newest Innovators

February 14, 2018

Our four newest lawyers answer five questions on topics from legal trends to why they chose to practice at Greene Espel PLLP.

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Congratulations to Greene Espel Alum Nancy Brasel on Federal Judge Nomination

February 13, 2018

Greene Espel thanks alumna Nancy Brasel for her dedicated civic service and valuable contributions to our legal system, and congratulates her on her nomination to serve on the District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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Case Update and Potential Implications for Patent Owners: Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2017)

January 18, 2018

No. 2015-1944, --- F.3d ----, 2018 WL 313065 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 8, 2018) Patent owners, take note: The Federal Circuit has lifted the bar on appealing the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's time-bar determinations in inter partes review (“IPR”) proceedings. See Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp., No. 2015-1944, --- F.3d ---, 2018 WL 313065 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 8, 2018) (en banc).

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Greene Espel Successfully Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Review Public Power Case

December 1, 2017

Two national trade associations, the American Public Power Association and the Large Public Power Council, retained Greene Espel to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in a case important to their members. On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court did just that. The amicus brief was written by John Baker, Jenny Gassman-Pines, Jeya Paul, and Chris Schmitter.

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Greene Espel Welcomes Attorney Holley Horrell

November 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (November 27, 2017) - Litigation boutique firm Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to welcome attorneys Holley Horrell and Virginia (Ginny) McCalmont to its team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.

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Greene Espel Secures Tier 1 Rankings in "Best Law Firms"

November 1, 2017

Greene Espel was once again recognized in national and metropolitan categories in the 2018 edition of Best Law Firms, an annual guide published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

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Greene Espel Wins Trial for Client City of Rochester, Minnesota

October 28, 2017

After a seven-day trial, a court in southern Minnesota has resolved every disputed factual question in favor of Greene Espel's client, the City of Rochester, and its co-defendant.

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Greene Espel and Three of Its Attorneys Receive 2018 Awards from Benchmark Litigation

October 9, 2017

Greene Espel and three of its attorneys were recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2018, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys.

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Greene Espel Attorneys Secure Court of Appeals Victory

September 26, 2017

In 2016, Barbara Linert and Steven Timmer filed a complaint against Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald under the Minnesota Fair Campaign Practices Act.

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Nine Greene Espel Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America

August 15, 2017

Greene Espel is pleased to announce that the nine Greene Espel attorneys listed below are recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Thirteen Greene Espel Lawyers in 2017

July 5, 2017

Litigation and investigations boutique firm Greene Espel is excited to announce that its Minnesota legal community peers selected thirteen of its 24 lawyers for inclusion in the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists.

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Dunlop to Give an Ed Talk at the Minnesota State Bar Association Convention

June 15, 2017

Greene Espel attorney Sybil Dunlop will give a lecture on “Thrive: How to Find Joy in Your Legal Practice.” In her lecture, Sybil will provide the audience with best practices for securing a happy practice.

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Federal Jury Awards Compensatory and Punitive Damages to Greene Espel Client

June 14, 2017

Greene Espel attorney Mark Johnson is quoted in this Star Tribune article regarding a verdict in favor of the firm's client. Mark and Anna Tobin led the six-day jury trial in federal court.

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Greene Espel Hosts Screening of Balancing the Scales

June 14, 2017

Greene Espel PLLP hosted a screening of Balancing the Scales. The acclaimed documentary portrays the challenges women face in the legal industry and features stories from over 40 women including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Federal Court Upholds $11M Jury Award Against Toyota

June 9, 2017

On June 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld a 2015 jury verdict, which found Toyota at fault for a 2006 fatal car crash and awarded client Koua Fong Lee and other victims $11.4 million

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Greene Espel Receives Rankings in Chambers USA 2017

May 26, 2017

The 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business Guide recognized prominent litigation and investigations boutique firm Greene Espel in the general commercial litigation practice category.

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Dunlop to Conduct Discussion on Implicit Bias at MDLA Diversity CLE Seminar

May 25, 2017

Greene Espel attorney Sybil Dunlop will present and facilitate a discussion on Implicit Bias based on race, gender, disability, age, and sexual orientation as well as its impact on the legal industry.

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Greene Espel Attorneys to Present at the Nation's Premier Employment Law Conference

May 20, 2017
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Six Greene Espel Attorneys Named North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Service

May 18, 2017
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Procaccini and Zhao Speak at 2017 International Business Law Institute

May 18, 2017
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Greene and Knoll Present on Privilege during Ethics Seminar

May 11, 2017
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Greene Espel PLLP Welcomes Attorney Aaron P. Knoll

April 24, 2017
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Faris Rashid and X. Kevin Zhao to present in the Plenary Session of The 2017 Business Law Institute

April 20, 2017
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Pro Bono Victory: Greene Espel helps client reunite with her family after five-year separation

April 12, 2017
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Greene Espel Included in 2017 BTI Brand Elite Report

April 5, 2017
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Dunlop and Espel to speak at Minnesota CLE Seminar

April 5, 2017
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Update: Local Rule Amendment Relating To Filing Documents Under Seal In Civil Cases To Take Effect

February 27, 2017
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Greene Espel named among top firms for client service by BTI Consulting

December 2, 2016
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Update: In what circumstances does an amendment to a complaint relate back John Doe defendants?

November 18, 2016
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Greene and Tobin to speak at Minnesota CLE seminar

November 15, 2016
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Bazis Speaks at 2016 School Law Conference

November 11, 2016
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Greene Espel Secures Tier 1 Rankings in "Best Law Firms" 2017

November 1, 2016
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Teacher Tenure Act Case Dismissed

October 26, 2016
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Greene Espel Attorneys Present at Supreme Court Preview

October 19, 2016
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John Baker Comments In Star Tribune Article “Signs Can Go Wild During Election Season"

September 26, 2016
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John Baker to speak at International Municipal Lawyers Association Conference

September 26, 2016
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Seven Greene Espel Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

August 16, 2016
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Greene Espel Honored in BTI Brand Elite 2016

August 4, 2016
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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Greene Espel

July 20, 2016
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Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes Sixteen Greene Espel Attorneys

July 5, 2016
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Greene Espel Recognized in Chambers USA 2016

May 31, 2016
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Twin Cities Diversity In Practice Features X. Kevin Zhao

May 30, 2016
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Seven Greene Espel Attorneys named North Star Lawyers for pro bono services in 2015

May 8, 2016
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Greene to speak on Persuasive Appellate Advocacy

February 3, 2016
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Gassman-Pines and Greene to speak on Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims

February 3, 2016
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Greene to speak at Land Use Law and Practice

February 3, 2016
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Gassman-Pines speaks at Labor & Employment Law Institute

November 13, 2015
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2016 ranks Greene Espel among top firms in Minneapolis

November 10, 2015
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Dunlop to chair, Greene to speak at motion practice CLE

October 29, 2015
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Chris L. Schmitter joins firm

October 26, 2015
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Baker co-authors leading treatise on sign law

October 14, 2015
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Krueger discusses how antitrust updates affect IP rights

August 20, 2015
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Best Lawyers in America 2016 honors seven Greene Espel attorneys

August 18, 2015
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Greene Espel client becomes first patent owner to score complete victory in PTAB CBM proceeding

August 13, 2015
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Greene Espel client Anoka-Hennepin School District wins appellate victory

July 30, 2015
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Baker discusses impact of Supreme Court's Gilbert decision for American Planning Association and International Municipal Lawyers Association

July 17, 2015
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Baker outlines impact of Reed v. Gilbert decision on sign regulation for ABA webinar

July 8, 2015
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Super Lawyers 2015 recognizes fifteen Greene Espel attorneys for honors

July 7, 2015
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Dunlop speaks at Minnesota CLE New Lawyer Experience

July 1, 2015
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Baker discusses Reed v. Gilbert for APA's 2015 Planning Law Review

June 26, 2015
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Federal judge affirms $11 million verdict for Greene Espel client

June 18, 2015
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Seven Greene Espel attorneys named North Star Lawyers for pro bono service

June 12, 2015
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Bazis talks law firm leadership at HCBA

May 28, 2015
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Greene Espel highlighted in Chambers USA 2015

May 20, 2015
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Know Your Drone: Mills highlights legal issues surrounding unmanned aircraft

May 13, 2015
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Greene Espel honored in BTI Brand Elite 2015

May 8, 2015
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Kubicz Hall, Procaccini speak at International Business Law Institute

April 29, 2015
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Kubicz Hall presents at ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting

April 28, 2015
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Gassman-Pines, Greene chair and speak at Minnesota CLE's Pressure on the Privilege

April 24, 2015
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Kubicz Hall speaks about cross-border document transfers to leading professional association

April 9, 2015
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Greene Espel secures green card for child from Ecuador

April 6, 2015
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Greene Espel client Vision-Sciences beats challenge to merger with Uroplasty

March 30, 2015
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Greene Espel honored among 100 Best Companies to Work for 2015

March 23, 2015
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Benchmark Litigation 2015 recommends Greene Espel

March 6, 2015
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Kubicz Hall speaks at IADC on attorney-client privilege in FCPA investigations

March 6, 2015
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Greene Espel school district client wins motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction

February 25, 2015
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Espel honored for pro bono work by HCBA

February 23, 2015
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Krueger speaks at Minnesota CLE 's Winning Tips for Successful Litigation seminar

February 20, 2015
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Zhao serves as co-counsel on team that wins $10.94 million verdict

February 4, 2015
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Baker, Greene, and Swenson speak at the 2015 Midwest Conference on Land Use and Eminent Domain

January 22, 2015
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Dunlop speaks at Minnesota CLE on trial practice

December 17, 2014
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Broomell named President-Elect of ALA Board of Directors

December 5, 2014
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Kimble's article on several liability published in MSBA's Hearsay

November 14, 2014
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Kubicz Hall chairs panel discussion at Sedona All Voices Conference

November 12, 2014
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2015 ranks Greene Espel among top firms in Minneapolis

October 3, 2014
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Greene Espel featured in Law360 for alternative fee work

October 1, 2014
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How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

October 1, 2014

The Scientific American outlines how diversity fosters creativity. Different backgrounds and experiences bring a range of viewpoints to the table, which could be why diversity is highly correlated with better performance within an organization.

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DOJ and SEC complete investigations of Greene Espel client without taking enforcement action

September 12, 2014
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Kubicz Hall receives award from ABA Section of International Law

August 22, 2014
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Best Lawyers in America 2015 lists seven Greene Espel attorneys

August 18, 2014
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Espel shares Children's Law Center experiences

July 7, 2014
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Super Lawyers 2014 recognizes twelve Greene Espel attorneys for honors

July 7, 2014
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Kubicz Hall moderates panel discussion on antitrust investigations

June 20, 2014
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Chambers USA 2014: Greene Espel has “top-quality people”

May 28, 2014
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For the second year in a row, Greene Espel honored among 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014

May 5, 2014
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Kubicz Hall speaks at #GlobalDataPrivacy – The 38th International Business Law Institute

May 1, 2014
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Greene, Dunlop, Kimble speak at 2014 Employment Law Institute

May 1, 2014
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Kubicz Hall speaks at ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting

April 9, 2014
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Kubicz Hall presents at IADC mid-year meeting on The Federal Criminalization of Trade Secret Theft

February 18, 2014
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Greene Espel congratulates Andy Luger on his confirmation to serve as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota

February 18, 2014
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Kubicz Hall presents IADC webinar panel on Trends from 2013 Anti-Corruption Enforcement

January 27, 2014
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Bazis named 2013 Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer

January 3, 2014
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Greene Espel client wins summary judgment in excessive force suit

December 18, 2013
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Bazis moderates Federal Judges Panel at the Labor & Employment Law Institute

December 11, 2013
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Greene Espel congratulates Clifford Greene

November 22, 2013
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Baker and Swenson teach American Planning Association webinar

November 14, 2013
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2014 ranks Greene Espel among top firms in Minneapolis

November 1, 2013
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Kubicz Hall speaks at ABA Section of International Law Fall 2013 Meeting

October 16, 2013
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Bazis speaks to Kyrgyzstani judges

October 15, 2013
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Bazis recognized at University of Minnesota Law School 125th Anniversary Celebration Gala

October 15, 2013
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Minnesota Women Lawyers recognizes Greene Espel as a 100% Club member

October 9, 2013
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X. Kevin Zhao joins firm

September 23, 2013
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Greene Espel is proud to support the work of Good in the 'Hood

September 23, 2013
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Mills article on expert disclosures published in Minnesota Lawyer

September 6, 2013
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Best Lawyers in America 2014 lists seven Greene Espel attorneys

August 15, 2013
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Baker speaks about Supreme Court Koontz decision at American Planning Association events

July 12, 2013
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Super Lawyers 2013 recognizes eleven Greene Espel attorneys for honors

July 8, 2013
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Four Greene Espel attorneys named North Star Lawyers for pro bono service

June 14, 2013
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Greene Espel client City of Red Wing wins at Minnesota Supreme Court

June 14, 2013
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Greene Espel client City of Rochester wins summary judgment in public-transit dispute

June 14, 2013
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Greene Espel honored among 100 Best Companies to Work For 2013

June 7, 2013
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Wesleyan University honors Gassman-Pines with service award

June 7, 2013
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Bazis teaches Public Sector Retaliation and Whistleblowing: Practical Advice for the Employment Attorney at the Employment Law Institute

May 24, 2013
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Chambers USA 2013: Greene Espel is an “extremely high-quality litigation boutique”

May 24, 2013
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Dunlop, Hibbard teach excessive force CLE

May 23, 2013
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Baker and Swenson co-author article in leading zoning law journal

May 23, 2013
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Greene, Gassman-Pines present Hot Topics in Attorney-Client Privilege at Business Law Institute and Employment Law Institute

May 22, 2013
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Greene Espel thanks our clients and friends

May 3, 2013
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Kubicz Hall speaks at IADC Corporate Counsel College

April 29, 2013
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Greene Espel client American Family wins defense judgment in patent-infringement case

April 15, 2013
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Johnson teaches electronic discovery CLE

April 12, 2013
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Greene Espel client Green Acres wins at Minnesota Court of Appeals

February 7, 2013
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Baker contributes to Fourth Circuit sign ordinance win

January 23, 2013
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Dunlop speaks at Minnesota CLE panel

January 11, 2013
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Bazis and Johnson named 2012 Attorneys of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer

December 17, 2012
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Bazis moderates Minnesota CLE panel on employment litigation

November 30, 2012
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Dunlop and Swenson teach search and seizure CLE

November 30, 2012
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranks Greene Espel among top firms in Minneapolis

November 2, 2012
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Benchmark Litigation ranks Greene Espel among top six litigation firms in Minnesota

October 11, 2012
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Greene Espel welcomes new colleagues

October 10, 2012
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Karl Procaccini joins firm

September 24, 2012
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Janine Wetzel joins firm

September 10, 2012
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Best Lawyers in America 2013 lists six Greene Espel attorneys

August 28, 2012
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Greene Espel moves to new space

August 13, 2012
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Super Lawyers 2012 recognizes ten Greene Espel attorneys for honors

July 12, 2012
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Chambers 2012: Greene Espel is an “outstanding law firm”

July 10, 2012
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Kate Swenson joins firm

May 8, 2012
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Upcoming CLE to honor Justice Simonett

March 6, 2012
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Kubicz Hall speaks at IADC Midyear Meeting on anti-corruption

February 24, 2012
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Greene Espel client wins at Eighth Circuit

January 27, 2012
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Minnesota Women Lawyers features Greene Espel as a Good Workplace for Women in Law

January 24, 2012
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Greene Espel client wins foreign sovereign immunity case at Eighth Circuit

December 28, 2011
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Kubicz Hall presents IADC webinar on UK Bribery Act

December 5, 2011
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Kubicz Hall presents FCPA lecture at Law Library of Congress

November 9, 2011
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers recognizes Greene Espel in “Best Law Firms” survey

November 3, 2011
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Minnesota Lawyer honors Helmer as Unsung Legal Hero

October 24, 2011
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Greene, Luger, and Shapiro named to Best Lawyers 2012 list

August 24, 2011
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In Memoriam, Justice John E. Simonett

August 1, 2011
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Greene named to Minnesota Top Ten Super Lawyers List

July 13, 2011
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Super Lawyers recognizes ten Greene Espel attorneys for honors

July 13, 2011
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Chambers 2011: Greene Espel is a “highly regarded litigation boutique with outstanding litigators"

June 14, 2011
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Krueger presents at Minnesota CLE on antitrust issues in patent litigation

May 16, 2011
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Greene presents on Ex parte Contacts with Employees at 2011 Employment Law Institute

May 16, 2011
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Mills presents seminar for Hennepin County Bar Association

April 13, 2011
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Espel chairs Minnesota CLE seminar

March 3, 2011
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Johnson named Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer

February 17, 2011
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Espel, Gassman-Pines present at Minnesota CLE

February 16, 2011
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Baker, Mills present at Minnesota City Attorneys Educational Conference

February 11, 2011
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Dunlop teaches excessive force CLE

February 4, 2011
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Benchmark Litigation ranks Greene Espel among top five litigation firms in Minnesota

October 20, 2010
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Court of Appeals affirms dismissal in favor of Greene Espel client City of Red Wing

October 1, 2010
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Greene Espel named to U.S. News - Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms”

September 16, 2010
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Sybil Dunlop joins firm

September 7, 2010
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Greene Espel hosted University of Chicago Law School alumni event

August 6, 2010
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Children's Law Center honors Espel

July 30, 2010
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Minnesota Lawyer honors Broomell as Unsung Legal Hero

July 30, 2010
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Super Lawyers recognizes Baker, Bazis, Espel, Greene, and Luger

July 27, 2010
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Chambers honors Greene Espel as a “superb firm with a first-class group of lawyers”

June 14, 2010
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Greene presents at 2010 Employment Law Institute

March 29, 2010
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Gassman-Pines joins firm

March 1, 2010
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Bazis, Espel, and Luger recognized as business litigation super lawyers

February 19, 2010
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Greene Espel client wins summary judgment in asbestos case

January 22, 2010
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Greene Espel is playing a key role in two of Minnesota Law & Politics Lawsuits of the Year for 2009

November 25, 2009
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Publication highlights Greene Espel's green workplace efforts

November 12, 2009
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Kate Hibbard co-authors chapter in PLI's new publication, Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices

November 4, 2009
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Greene Espel client wins dismissal of patent infringement claims

October 2, 2009
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Greene Espel represents National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) in Eighth Circuit appeal

August 21, 2009
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Magazine highlights Greene Espel's green workplace initiatives

August 4, 2009
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Chambers USA: Greene Espel is a "small yet wonderful litigation boutique"

July 7, 2009
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Minnesota cities may issue bonds to finance high-speed Internet/telephone/cable system

June 18, 2009
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Mark Johnson co-authors article on Judge Diana Murphy

May 15, 2009
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