36 Gray Plant Mooty Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016


MINNEAPOLIS (August 17, 2015) — The law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that 36 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers In America©.

In addition, Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that attorney Phillip Kunkel has been recognized as Best Lawyers' 2016 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" for the Minneapolis market. Each year, only one lawyer is chosen to receive this award for each practice area in each Best Lawyers market.

As the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, Best Lawyers’ listings draw on a national survey involving more than four million evaluations of lawyers by their peers and colleagues. Gray Plant Mooty congratulates the attorneys recognized by this highly respected publication.

The following Gray Plant Mooty attorneys were recognized:

  • David C. Bahls (Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law)
  • Phillip W. Bohl (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Stephen R. Eide (Employee Benefits/ERISA Law)
  • Jan S. Gilbert (Franchise Law)
  • Richard A. Hackett (Employee Benefits/ERISA Law)
  • Larry R. Henneman (Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates)
  • Gene H. Hennig (Banking and Finance Law)
  • Thomas A. Keller III (Corporate Governance Law)
  • John L. Krenn (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Patent)
  • Phillip L. Kunkel (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy)
  • James D. Lamm (Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  • Carl Crosby Lehmann (Employment Law)
  • Bruce W. Mooty (Franchise Law)
  • Kirk W. Reilly (Franchise Law)
  • Max Schott II (Franchise Law)
  • Clinton A. Schroeder (Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  • Daniel R. Shulman (Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation)
  • James S. Simonson (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation)
  • Michael P. Sullivan, Jr. (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • John W. Thiel (Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law)
  • Carl E. Zwisler III (Franchise Law)

About GPM: Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 170-attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, Washington, D.C., and Fargo, North Dakota. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value to our clients, and directly or with our global affiliations, we provide comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis.