Gray Plant Mooty Attorneys Named The Best Lawyers in America© 2020


MINNEAPOLIS (August 15, 2019) – The 2020 list of The Best Lawyers in America© was released today and includes 38 Gray Plant Mooty attorneys.

In addition to firm recognition, Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that Phillip Bohl received the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” award in Minneapolis for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Only one lawyer receives this annual award per practice area in each Best Lawyers® market.

Best Lawyers recognizes legal excellence. First published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America© list utilizes a national survey of lawyers created to capture the professional abilities of peers and colleagues. Gray Plant Mooty attorneys are chosen regularly for this highly respected publication.

Following are the Gray Plant Mooty attorneys named for 2020 and the areas in which they were recognized:

  • David C. Bahls (Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law)
  • Phillip W. Bohl (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization 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)
  • Dean A. LeDoux (Litigation – Labor and Employment)
  • Bruce W. Mooty (Franchise Law)
  • Kirk Reilly (Franchise Law)
  • Max J. Schott (Franchise Law)
  • Daniel R. Shulman (Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)
  • Catherine L. Sjoberg (Real Estate Law)
  • Michael P. Sullivan, Jr. (Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • Quentin Wittrock (Franchise Law)
  • Carl E. Zwisler (Franchise Law)

About Gray Plant Mooty

Gray Plant Mooty is a leading corporate law firm with one of the top franchise practices in the world. The firm’s attorneys and staff are recognized for providing exceptional service and value to clients globally. The full-service law firm has offices in Minnesota, Washington, D.C., and North Dakota. Learn more at