Gray Plant Mooty Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019


MINNEAPOLIS (August 15, 2018) – The 2019 list of The Best Lawyers in America© was released today and includes 37 Gray Plant Mooty attorneys.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® touts legal excellence. The Best Lawyers in America list draws on a national survey involving more than 10 million evaluations of lawyers by their peers and colleagues. Gray Plant Mooty attorneys are regularly recognized in this highly respected publication.    

Following are the Gray Plant Mooty attorneys recognized for 2019:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • James S. Simonson (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)
  • Carl E. Zwisler (Franchise Law)

About Gray Plant Mooty

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. We are a 180-lawyer, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minn.; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, N.D. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value, and comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis. Our roots date back to 1866. Learn more at