Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. Ranks First for Litigation in Minnesota in Chambers USA 2012
Entertainment and Media Litigation Practice Also Highly Ranked in California
MINNEAPOLIS (June 7, 2012) — Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. is pleased to announce that the firm is again ranked first in Chambers USA 2012 for the category ‘Litigation: General Commercial' in Minnesota. Name partner Michael V. Ciresi, firm chairman Martin R. Lueck, and partner Ronald J. Schutz continue to share the number one ranking as top Litigation: Intellectual Property practitioners in the state. In addition, Ciresi was again ranked in the first band of top Litigation: General Commercial attorneys in the state.
In California, Chambers recognized the firm in the category Media & Entertainment: Litigation as among the top in the state, and identifies Yakub Hazzard, and Marcia Harris as leading lawyers.
The Chambers USA 2012 profile about the firm says: “The litigation department at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi is highly regarded within the Minnesota market, not least because of its many experienced trial attorneys. The firm acts across a number of different practice areas including class action defense, finance, healthcare and franchising. It also maintains a fine track record in antitrust, IP and trademark disputes.” Chambers USA 2012 notes the following about the attorneys: “‘Force of nature’ Michael Ciresi is a highly respected trial lawyer, with a series of ‘gigantic’ wins under his belt. He specializes in IP, commercial and product liability litigation.” “Well-known litigator Martin Lueck specializes in IP disputes and maintains a busy practice alongside his duties as chair of the firm's executive board.” “The ‘outstanding’ Ronald Schutz is noted by sources for his national litigation practice and currently chairs the firm's IP litigation group.” About Chambers
Since 1999, Chambers & Partners has been researching the US legal profession and ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.
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