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Rank: 4; Number of lawyers: 185

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

SLS_logo_vert_stack_CMYKRank: 4

Number of lawyers: 185


150 South Fifth Street

Suite 2300

Minneapolis, MN 55402



Founded: 1878

Managing Partners

Lowell Stortz
co-managing partner

Allison Murdock
deputy managing partner

Mark Hinderks
co-managing partner.


Mission Statement


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.


Important Contacts

Lowell Stortz
Co-managing partner

Mark Hinderks
Co-managing partner

Allison Murdock
Deputy managing partner

Terry Brummer
Chief operating officer

Steve Brandl
Deputy chief operating officer


Marketing Director

Jill Weber


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.

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