MINNEAPOLIS, MN – August 15, 2019.  Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to announce that twenty-seven of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. In addition, two attorneys have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their practices: Thomas H. Boyd and Eric F. Swanson. The recognized attorneys are:

NameArea Recognized
David M. AafedtAdministrative/Regulatory Law
Insurance Law
Jeffrey R. AnselArbitration
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Banking and Finance
Litigation – Real Estate
Jonathan W.J. ArmourReal Estate Law
Timothy M. BarnettCorporate Law
Franchise Law
Daniel C. BeckBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Thomas H. BoydAppellate Practice *
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Philip T. ColtonSecurities / Capital Markets Law
David A. DavenportCommercial Litigation
Tammera R. DiehmEminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Municipal Law
Real Estate Law
James W. DierkingReal Estate Law
Edward J. DrenttelBanking and Finance Law
Jon J. HogansonBanking and Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Mark T. JohnsonCorporate Law
Norman L. Jones IIIReal Estate Law
John A. KnappAdministrative/Regulatory Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Anton J MochBanking and Finance Law
John D. NoldeReal Estate Law
David P. PearsonCommercial Litigation
Jon L. PetersonReal Estate Law
Tax Law
Laura A. PfeifferEmployment Law – Management
Mark A. PihartEmployment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Brooks F. PoleyCommercial Litigation
Michael A. RosowBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Eric F. SwansonAdministrative/Regulatory Law *
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Todd B. UrnessReal Estate Law
Tax Law
Michele D. VaillancourtCorporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Thomas A. WalkerEmployee Benefits (ERISA) Law


* denotes “Lawyer of the Year” in this practice area.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”