Law

Sheila Kerwin sits on the board of Minneapolis law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis.

Statistics show that women are often underrepresented in the legal field. While this may be true for some law firms, it isn’t the case for Minneapolis law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis. Read More

Ginny Bell, Interim Executive Director of CCLI

As of early this year, there is a new initiative striving to make a difference in the legal field. It’s part of a plan to benefit many, targeting low- to moderate-income community members, while giving young lawyers a chance to gain experience and establish their careers. Read More


Photo courtesy of Octane Fitness.

A seven-year patent infringement battle between Brooklyn Park-based Octane Fitness and Logan, Utah-based ICON Health & Fitness came to a close last month with a decisive ruling by the U.S. District Court for the State of Minnesota. Read More

Travis Kelley with wife and JenTra co-founder, Jennifer

Travis Kelley grew up in the rural Pine River area of northern Minnesota, near Brainerd. After graduating from high school in 2004, he worked stacking wood with his uncle at a lumber yard in the Twin Cities. That led to a sales job, and for a couple of years he sold lumber. Read More
Earlier this month, Law360 released its first-ever class of "Ceiling Smashers," a list of the top 25 U.S.-based law firms with the highest percentage of female partners. Read More
"We didn't open this business just to follow some roadmap that somebody else designed," David Friedman says from the conference room in the Northeast Minneapolis office he shares with his law partner, Blake Iverson. Read More
Keeping it casual: Can’t spot the high powered attorneys at this GPM class in CoCo? Perfect.
Founded in 1866, the Minneapolis law firm Gray Plant Mooty is without a doubt an institution. Indeed its 170 or so attorneys make it one of the biggest firms in the state. But that doesn't keep it from modernizing and experimenting. Read More