A Minnesota federal court denied the motion of an insurance carrier to dismiss or transfer our client’s claim for millions of dollars of losses from the avian flu virus. The carrier argued that a forum selection clause required the case to be heard in New York. Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc. v. Ill. Union Ins. Co., Civ. No. 15-2913 (RHK/HB) (D. Minn.)
Jeff Ross, John Orenstein and Alain Baudry were all selected as Minnesota Super Lawyers for 2015. This honor is awarded to five percent of Minnesota lawyers annually, based primarily on a peer review process.
We are pleased to announce that Sandy Smalley-Fleming has joined the firm as a partner. Sandy comes to the firm from Lindquist & Vennum LLP, where she was Practice Group Chair of the Securities Litigation Group. “Sandy is dedicated to her clients and has a great career ahead of her,” John Orenstein said. “We are extremely pleased to welcome her into our firm.”
We are pleased to announce that Harry Niska, who has been with us from the beginning almost six years ago, is now a partner in the firm.