Number of lawyers: 185
150 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
deputy managing partner
We will be a great law firm on a foundation of high value client service, efficiently solving problems and securing opportunities for our clients.
- We will differentiate ourselves from other law firms through collaborative professional excellence and by delivering great value, great service and great results to our clients.
- We will serve and support our profession and our communities with resources and action.
- We will build a culture that seeks, honors and uses diverse characteristics, talents and experience to work together in common purpose.
- Within the framework of our other values, we will operate efficiently as a business, pursuing profitability and providing stable and competitive employment to all constituents.
Areas of Practice
Affordable Housing; Agricultural Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Aviation/Aerospace; Banking/Finance; Bankruptcy Litigation; Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring; Business Litigation; Business/Corporate; Class Actions; Commercial Finance and Transactions; Construction Law; Education; Employment/Employee Benefits; Energy/Environmental/Regulated Industry; 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.
Deputy managing partner
Chief operating officer
Deputy chief operating officer
Number of lawyers (MN only): 186 (61 female, 125 male)
Number of equity partners (MN only): 100 (19 female, 81 male)
Total attorneys (worldwide): 502
Number of new hires in 2014 (MN only): 14 (8 female, 6 male)
Number of elevations in 2014 (MN only): 4 (2 female, 2 male)
Number of departures in 2014 (MN only): 21 (10 female, 11 male)
Number of “of counsel” lawyers (MN only): 18
Number of paralegals (MN only): 13
Number of non-paralegal support staff (MN only): 169
Number of minority lawyers (MN only): 8 (3 partners, 5 non-partners)
Annual billable hours expected of associates: 1,850
Total number of annual hours devoted to pro bono representation: 13,458 attorney and paralegal hours in 2013.
Company dress code: Business casual dress policy
Length of paid family leave: 12 weeks
Flextime for lawyers: Yes
Part-time lawyers: Yes
Telecommuting 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.