Nick Callahan and Karen Wenzel Join Gray Plant Mooty


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (October 24, 2011) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that Nicholas H. Callahan and Karen E.N. Wenzel have joined the firm as associates.

Callahan is a member of Gray Plant Mooty’s Litigation practice group. He focuses his practice on complex business litigation at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts. Callahan represents clients in a variety of disputes, including general contract disputes, disputes governed by the UCC, professional liability claims, various tort claims, commercial mortgage foreclosures and other creditors’ rights matters, employment law matters, and class action claims. He has appeared in federal and state courts in several states, and he also has experience in international litigation, including litigation involving courts in Great Britain and India. His international experience also includes living abroad and traveling to more than 25 countries. Before joining Gray Plant Mooty, Callahan worked as a litigation associate at a Chicago law firm. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University.

Wenzel is a member of Gray Plant Mooty’s Corporate & Business practice group. She focuses her practice in the areas of general business law, working with start-up and emerging high tech companies in a wide variety of corporate transactions. While in law school, Wenzel was a research assistant for Professor Michael Tonry, focusing on comparative criminal law. She also worked as a law clerk in the areas of commercial finance and corporate transactions. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Karen worked in merchandising at a large, global specialty retailer of consumer electronics. She received her J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Minnesota.

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, and Washington, DC. 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.