What's New At Larkin Hoffman
  • Larkin Hoffman Congratulates Minnesota Aurora and Team Attorney Matthew Bergeron on Their Inaugural Season

    Larkin Hoffman is excited to congratulate Minnesota Aurora and Matthew Bergeron, who serves as the team's General Counsel, as they kick off their inaugural season.  Minnesota Aurora is a women-led, community-owned pre-professional women’s soccer team that was founded last year by a group of nine community members including Matthew Bergeron.  The group subsequently raised $1 million through a community ownership campaign and have sold out TCO Stadium for this evening’s home opener.  The club is competing in the inaugural season of the W-League, a new women’s pre-professional nationwide league organized by the United Soccer League.

  • Larkin Hoffman Welcomes Attorney Patrick Butler to Its Tax, Trusts, and Estate Planning Groups

    Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that Patrick Butler will continue his career with the firm as an attorney in the Tax, Trusts and Estate Planning groups. Since 2017, Patrick has served as the firm’s Director of Library and Research Services where he provided in-depth legal research and analysis, industry and company analysis, and administered state-of-the-art resources and intelligence tools to support the practice and business of law.   

  • Larkin Hoffman Welcomes Real Estate Litigation Attorney Katherine Herman

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of attorney Katherine Herman to our real estate and business litigation practice groups. Katherine represents developers, property owners, and businesses facing a broad range of complex litigation, real estate, and business disputes.  As a member of our litigation team, Katherine shares Larkin Hoffman’s philosophy of looking for creative ways to resolve disputes without litigation when possible.

  • Christopher Yetka Offers Insight in Twin Cities Business Cybersecurity Article

    Twin Cities Business recently sought insight from Larkin Hoffman's attorney Christopher Yetka, for the in-depth cybersecurity article 'Law Firms Fortify Cyber Defenses' published on May 9, 2022. The post addresses hackers targeting businesses with ransomware and identifies a few steps that can be taken to protect digital systems. It also mentions that a number of Twin Cities-area law firms have established robust protocols to protect their client's data and are increasingly advising their business clients on cybersecurity issues.

  • Molly Eichten Selected as One of the World's Leading Trademark Professionals for 2022

    Larkin Hoffman is delighted to announce that for the sixth consecutive year Molly Eichten has been recognized in the 2022 edition of WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for her work in trademark property prosecution and strategy. World Trademark Review is a news service dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers.

  • Larkin Hoffman's Intellectual Property Team Featured in Law360

    Larkin Hoffman’s intellectual property litigation team was featured in Law360. The article "Walmart Cleared Of Infringing Animal Harness Patent, For Now", features a summary of an order handed down by  U.S. District Judge Mark C. Scarsi which held that a patent infringement complaint against Walmart wasn't specific enough to support a direct infringement claim.  The article notes that Larkin Hoffman attorneys Christopher Young and John Cotter were among the attorneys who represented Walmart.  

  • Five Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times

    Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that Joe Fittante, Chuck Modell, Jim Susag, Max Schott II and Sawan Patel have been recognized as 2022 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times. 

  • Megan Rogers on Table of Experts Panel Discussing Women in Law

    Larkin Hoffman’s attorney, Megan Rogers, was recently invited to be a part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s panel discussion about how the pandemic has impacted women in the legal profession. Throughout the discussion, Megan addressed a number is issues including the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on women and some of the particular obstacles faced by women in the legal profession.

  • Bryan Huntington Moderates Bisnow Construction Market Event

    Bryan Huntington recently led a panel discussion about how to start and continue current projects given the current labor, supply chain, material cost and local policy issues in the Twin Cities construction market at Bisnow’s “Construction Market Analysis” event held in Minneapolis on March 16, 2022.

  • Larkin Hoffman Announces Two New Shareholders

    Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that Inga Kingland and Matthew Bergeron have been elected shareholders of the firm.

  • Finding the Future: Learning Lessons From Permaculture

    Bill Griffith's latest Finding the Future podcast features an interview with Rony Lec, the founder of IMAP.

  • Patrick Plunkett Honored with 2021 Minnesota Icon Award from Finance & Commerce

    Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that Patrick Plunkett has been honored with the 2021 Minnesota Icon Award from Finance & Commerce.

  • Larkin Hoffman Sponsors Bisnow Power Women Event

    On Thursday, October 28, 2021, Bisnow held its annual Twin Cities Power Women event "Carry as You Climb: The Collective Movement to Empower Gender Equitable Leadership" which was proudly sponsored by Larkin Hoffman to highlight the success of women in the commercial real estate and construction industries.

  • U.S. News Names Larkin Hoffman "Best Law Firm" for 2022

    Larkin Hoffman has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 2 practice areas and regionally in 10 practice areas.

  • Finding the Future: Building Tiny Houses for the Homeless

    In cities across the country, the pandemic has brought home the plight of the homeless.  Rising home prices, job losses and economic disparity have left more and more people without viable housing options.  Communities everywhere are struggling to find alternatives to the tent cities that have sprung up in public parks and along highways.

  • Celebrating National Women's Equality Day: Tamara O'Neill Moreland Interviewed About the Price and Rewards of Pursuing Growth

    On August 26th we celebrated National Women's Equality Day commemorating the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.  The 1920 amendment prohibits states and the federal government from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex.  In celebration of women’s equality, Larkin Hoffman is honored to have real estate litigator Tamara O'Neill Moreland selected as one of the first women to be interviewed in CenterForce USA's new "The Women, Diversity & Change Podcast" as part of their "Journeys to Equity" series.

  • Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2022 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

    Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that the 15 attorneys were selected by their peers as The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022.

  • Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Larkin Hoffman is honored to announce 17 attorneys have been named in the 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list and 10 attorneys have been named as Minnesota Rising Stars. Lynn Baldus, Matthew Bergeron, Bryan Huntington and Jake Steen have all been recognized on the Rising Stars list for the first time this year.

  • Peter Coyle and Dave Hammargren Included in Minnesota Lawyer’s Inaugural POWER 30 Construction and Real Estate Law List

    Larkin Hoffman is delighted to congratulate Peter Coyle and Dave Hammargren on their inclusion in Minnesota Lawyer’s inaugural "POWER 30 in Construction and Real Estate Law".  The Power 30 selections were made by the editorial team based on their experience, interviews with respected attorneys and others around the state, and a review of the outcomes of significant cases handled by these attorneys. 

  • Larkin Hoffman Ranked Highly by Chambers USA in Franchise, Real Estate for 2021

    Larkin Hoffman was recognized as a leading real estate and franchise firm in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide identifying the top attorneys and firms in the United States. The publication also recognized eight of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their fields.

Highlights
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Larkin Hoffman attorneys in franchising, construction and real estate were again ranked highly by Chambers USA.

Larkin Hoffman has been named a ‘Best Law Firm’ by U.S. News for 2022.

Larkin Hoffman has been named one of the country’s Top 50 Construction Law Firms® by Construction Executive magazine.