In the 2011 Issue of Minnesota Super Lawyers

Thumbnail image for MNSLRS11_SM_Cover.jpgIn the latest issue of Minnesota Super Lawyers (available online, digitally, via app, and in magazine form), we profile St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson of Jeff Anderson & Associates, who has made a career out of bringing sexual-abuse lawsuits against the Catholic Church. He started filing them 27 years ago and, as Christy DeSmith explains, has no plans of stopping now.

A feature by Anna Befort on Chris Messerly of Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, who led the litigation team that sought reparations for the families of the victims of the 35-W bridge collapse.

Betsy Graca profiles Ann Cathcart Chaplin of Fish & Richardson, who at age 38 is already the head of litigation for the firm.

Ross Pfund sketches the career of Shamus O'Meara of Johnson & Condon and explains where his deep convictions for the rights of disabled students comes from.

What's it like having rocks stars like Jonny Lang and Adam Young for clients?  Dan Heilman takes us back stage and into the world of entertainment lawyer Ken Abdo of Lommen Abdo.

A look by Aimee Groth at the intricacies and heartbreak of railroad litigation by one of the masters of the practice, Sharon Van Dyck of Van Dyck Law Firm.

A Q&A with legendary Dorsey & Whitney attorney and former judge Marianne Short, who tells us about her pioneering career as one of the few female managing parters of a large firm in the country.

Plus, career advice from Laura Hein of Gray Plant Mooty, Jon Hopeman of Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt and Brian O'Neill of Faegre & Benson.