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Two Attorneys Receive "Lawyer of the Year" Honors from Best Lawyers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—October 6, 2011. Attorneys Jeffrey R. Ansel and John A. Knapp have been named "Lawyer of the Year" in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, S.C.). Jeff Ansel is recognized as the "Minneapolis Best Lawyers Litigation - Real Estate Lawyer of the Year," and John Knapp as "Minneapolis Best Lawyers Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as "Lawyer of the Year."

Those being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in the peer-review surveys by earning high votes of confidence for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

About Jeffrey R. Ansel
The more than 25 years that Jeffrey has practiced law has given him an extra depth of perspective in the areas of real estate law, construction law and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in creditors’ remedies litigation, distribution law, construction litigation, shareholder disputes, securities fraud, and insurance litigation. He is a University of Minnesota Law School graduate and current resident of Edina, Minn.
About John A. Knapp
John is experienced in legislative and regulatory representation, as well as public utility, environmental, insurance and general corporate law. He has represented clients before federal, state and local legislative and regulatory bodies and has represented clients at the Minnesota Legislature in every legislative session since 1977. He is a University of Iowa College of Law graduate and a current resident of St. Paul.

About Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Winthrop & Weinstine is an exciting, dynamic corporate business and commercial litigation law firm focused on building strong client relationships through shared values and commitment to excellence. A "Top 10 Law Firm" in Minnesota, with over 90 attorneys in over 25 practice areas, the firm's clients experience responsive, service-driven attorneys who passionately champion client issues, using innovation rather than outmoded tradition and creativity rather than standard formulas. The firm enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its clients from individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune 500 companies in an impressive array of industries throughout Minnesota, nationally and internationally.
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