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Jackson Lewis Adds Depth in Minneapolis with Addition of Trial Attorney Laura McKnight

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 14, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce trial attorney Laura McKnight has joined the firm’s Minneapolis office as a Principal. She was previously a Partner at Bassford Remele. 

“Laura’s vast experience defending employers in all facets of workplace law matters makes her a significant asset to our growing Minneapolis office,” said Gina K. Janeiro, Office Managing Principal. “She is a seasoned, savvy litigator who has extensive knowledge of a broad range of industries and strong ties to the local business community, and we are pleased she decided Jackson Lewis was the right home for her practice.”

Ms. McKnight’s practice focuses on defending a wide range of employers and boards of directors in federal and state courts and administrative agencies on employment-related litigation.  She regularly counsels employers on employment contracts, discipline and discharge issues, non-competes, and preventing harassment and discrimination claims. She also represents health care professionals in professional board matters.

Ms. McKnight, who is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Minnesota Super Lawyers and Twin Cities Business as well as a Top Lawyer by MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine every year since 1999.  She also has been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Ms. McKnight received her B.A. from Bethel University and her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ Minneapolis office can be reached at (612) 341-8131.

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About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of practice areas provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship.

Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms in Europe, North and South America and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

 

For more information, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Public Relations Manager

T: (267) 319-7803 / E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

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