Chambers and Partners announced its 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers recognized [nap_names id=”FIRM-NAME-1″] and 14 of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their field across a variety of industry practices and regions. They base the prestigious annual rankings on extensive research and client interviews conducted by Chambers and Partners Legal Publishers.

Four [nap_names id=”FIRM-NAME-1″] Practices Earned Recognition:


“A highly regarded team able to draw on resources based across North Dakota and Minnesota. Offers clients a wealth of expertise in bankruptcy, liquidation and restructuring matters, acting predominantly for debtors. Also experienced in assisting clients in secured creditor disputes and reorganization proceedings.”


“Offers extensive expertise in the full range of corporate matters, and is noted for its deep bench of experienced practitioners. Possesses particular strength in commercial transactions.”

Labor & Employment

“Preeminent Fargo-based labor and employment team, assisting clients with discrimination claims and everyday employment advisory work. Regularly sought after for complex labor disputes. Experienced advising clients from a diverse range of industries including retail, energy, banking and healthcare.”

Litigation: General Commercial

“An enviably deep bench of dedicated litigators that offers clients comprehensive coverage of contentious matters. Expertise spans commercial litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury work, and oil and gas disputes. Also maintains an alternative dispute resolution practice serving corporate and individual clients.”

The Fourteen [nap_names id=”FIRM-NAME-1″] Attorneys Recognized as Leaders in Their Field Include:

  • Jon Brakke – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Matthew Thompson – Corporate/Commercial
  • Steven Johnson – Corporate/Commercial
  • Lisa Edison-Smith – Labor & Employment
  • Tami Norgard – Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Mart Daniel Vogel – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Pat Weir, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Robert Manly – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Robert Stock – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Angela Lord – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Brenda Blazer – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense