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 as Rising Stars for the first time this year.  

Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, annually rates outstanding lawyers in multiple practice areas based on peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes statewide nominations, peer evaluations and independent research. Only the top 5 percent of attorneys in Minnesota are included in the annual Super Lawyers list.

The Rising Stars list recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for ten years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Minnesota are named to the Rising Stars list.

The 2021 Super Lawyers
Dan Ballintine, Employment & Labor
Peter Coyle, Land Use/Zoning
Joe Fittante, Franchise/Dealership
Bill Griffith, Land Use/Zoning
David Hammargren, Construction Litigation
Chris Harristhal, Employment & Labor
John "Rob" Hill, Family Law
Phyllis Karasov, Employment & Labor
Paul Linstroth, Tax
Chuck Modell, Franchise/Dealership
Tamara O’Neill Moreland, Land Use/Zoning
Patrick Plunkett, Closely Held Business
Paul Smith, Business Litigation
Rob Stefonowicz, Eminent Domain
Jim Susag, Franchise/Dealership
Gary Van Cleve, Eminent Domain
Christopher Yetka, Insurance Coverage

The 2021 Rising Stars
Lynn Baldus, Mergers & Acquisitions
Matthew Bergeron, Legislative & Government Affairs
Bryan Huntington, Real Estate
John Kvinge, Business Litigation
Inga (Schuchard) Kingland, Construction Litigation 
Andrew Moran, Business Litigation
Sawan Patel, Franchise/Finance
Henry Pfutzenreuter, Franchise/Dealership
Tim Rye, Tax: Business
Jake Steen, Land Use/Zoning

Larkin Hoffman provides counsel to a wide variety of ‎organizations, from ‎small businesses and nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies, in ‎many areas of practice including ‎corporate and governance matters, litigation, real ‎estate, government relations, labor and employment, intellectual property, ‎information technology, ‎franchising and taxation. The firm also serves the needs of individuals in many ‎areas ‎including trusts and estates, personal injury and family law.