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Breaking the Ice

Elizabeth Fors
Jul 6, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Advocate lauds recently passed ‘survivorship’ bill

Robins Kaplan partner Elizabeth Fors is hailing passage of the Minnesota Survivorship Statute, which expands damages that families can pursue after loved ones die.

Gerry Fornwald
Jun 29, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Addressing challenges under cannabis law

Winthrop & Weinstine shareholder Gerry Fornwald is looking forward to many firsts with Minnesota’s legalization of recreational cannabis.

Sharon Roberg-Perez
Jun 22, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Pro bono work helps transgender inmate

Robins Kaplan partner Sharon Roberg-Perez, whose pro bono work includes representing incarcerated transgender individuals, this month helped reach a historic settlement.

Dea Cortney
Jun 15, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Being a ‘joiner’ jump-started legal career

Dea Cortney pursued several career paths before becoming a criminal defense attorney at Sieben Edmunds Miller in 2020.

Liliana Zaragoza
Jun 8, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Teaching ‘next generation of racial justice lawyers’

Liliana Zaragoza sees her role as teaching “the next generation of racial justice lawyers” as director of the Racial Justice Law Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Amy Fiterman
Jun 1, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Leader’s expertise serves product liability group

Faegre Drinker partner Amy Fiterman is bringing her extensive experience in defending clients’ medical and other products to her new role as the firm’s product liability and mass torts practice group leader.

Mark Vyvyan
May 25, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Volunteer of the Year cites Spider-Man

Fredrikson shareholder Mark Vyvyan recently invoked Spider-Man’s adage — “With great power comes great responsibility” — in accepting the Volunteer of the Year award from the Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN).

Aalok Sharma
May 18, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Sports entertainment practice ‘doesn’t feel like work’

Aalok Sharma’s passion for traditional sports along with esports, sports technology and wagering combine into a practice that the Stinson partner said “doesn’t feel like work.”

Megan Walsh
May 11, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Launching gun violence prevention clinic a ‘dream’

For director Megan Walsh, launching the Gun Violence Prevention Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School filled a void in legal education.

Judah Druck
May 4, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Community work earns lawyer an award

Maslon partner Judah Druck appreciates that he will receive the 2023 Arthur T. Pfefer Memorial Award from the Twin Cities Cardozo Society.

Robert Aitken III
Apr 27, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Nonprofit director boosts community development

Robert Aitken III is helping to bring financial education and millions of dollars in loans to a north-central Minnesota “credit desert” as executive director and general counsel of Leech Lake Financial Services.

Natasha Townes Robinson
Apr 20, 2023

Breaking the Ice: Attorney’s pro bono work leads to honor

Natasha Townes Robinson attributes her recognition among The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in Minnesota in part to her commitment to pro bono work.

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