No. of lawyers: 185
150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2300, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Leonard, Street and Deinard is one of the leading law firms in the Upper Midwest, with four offices in the region as well as one in Washington, D.C. We employ more than 200 attorneys across a broad range of business and litigation practice areas, and serve clients throughout the United States and the world.
Our history of legal excellence stretches back more than 90 years. Today, as a nimble, forward-thinking and increasingly diverse community of professionals, we honor that tradition by complementing our legal advice with uncompromising service tailored to the unique needs of each client.
Our clients range from individuals and start-up businesses to Fortune 500 companies in virtually every sector of the economy—construction, energy, financial, health care, manufacturing, professional services, real estate and technology.
We provide superior value to our clients by understanding and adjusting to their cultures, forming project-specific attorney teams, aligning with business objectives, communicating in a timely manner, and delivering results.
Learn more about Leonard, Street and Deinard—and why the industry’s leading directories regularly recognize our practice groups and attorneys—by visiting www.leonard.com.
Hubbard Broadcasting, Canadian Pacific, Marvin Windows and Doors, Honeywell International, Microsoft.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Affordable Housing; Agricultural Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Banking/Finance; Bankruptcy Litigation; Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring; Biotechnology; Business Litigation; Business/Corporate; Class Actions; Commercial Finance and Transactions; Construction Law; Education; Employment/Employee Benefits; Energy/Environmental/Regulated Industry; Family Law; Financial Services/Institutions; Franchise/Franchising; General Tort Law; Government Regulation/Government Affairs; Health Care/Life Sciences; Immigration; Indian Law; Intellectual Property; International Law/Trade; Labor and Employment Law; Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Natural Resources; Nonprofit/Charitable Organizations; Patents/Trademarks; Private Equity; Emerging Growth and Venture Capital; Product Liability; Public Utilities Law; Railroad Law; Real Estate Litigation; Securities and Finance; Sports and Entertainment; Tax/Benefits/ERISA; Tax Law; Technology and Licensing; Transportation; Trust and Estates; White Collar Crime.
Elizabeth Wiet Reutter
Assistant Chair, Litigation Division
Laura E. Krishnan
Assistant Chair, Business Division
Todd A. Noteboom
Chair, Financial Services and Class Action Litigation Practice Group
Dominic J. Cecere
Chair, Labor and Employment Practice Group
John A. Breviu
Chair, Health Care and Insurance Practice Group
James J. Bertrand
Chair, Energy, Environment, Mining and Transportation Practice Group
David W. Kelley
Chair, Banking, Lending and Finance Practice Group
Jill R. Radloff
Chair, Corporate and Securities Practice Group
Eileen M. Day
Chair, Trust and Estates Practice Group
Steven R. Lindemann
Chair, Construction Practice Group
MN lawyers (excluding of counsel): 185 (57 female, 128 male)
Equity partners: 108 (22 female, 86 male)
Total lawyers (worldwide): 208
MN new hires in 2013: 11 (6 female, 5 male)
MN elevations: 4 (1 female, 3 male)
MN departures: 10 (7 female; 3 male)
MN “of counsel” lawyers: 22
MN paralegals: 18
MN non-paralegal support staff: 172
MN minority lawyers: 11 (4 partners, 7 non-partners)
Hourly billing rates: $175-600
Annual billable hours expected of associates: 1,800
Associates’ starting salary as of Jan. 1, 2012: $110,000
Total number of annual hours devoted to pro bono representation: 11,904 attorney and paralegal hours in 2012.
Company dress code: Business casual
Paid family leave: Six weeks
Flextime for lawyers: Yes
Part-time lawyers: Yes
Telecommunting for lawyers: Yes
Flextime for staff: Yes
Part-time staff: Yes
Telecommuting for staff: Yes
Unique benefits: Backup child/adult care; personalized health coaching and biometrics screening; 401(k) match and profit sharing for staff.