Robins Kaplan LLP Named a “Top Ten Plaintiffs Firm” by Benchmark Litigation 2017

Firm Ranked Highly in Minnesota and for IP

October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016— Robins Kaplan LLP® is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation has named the firm a Top Ten Plaintiffs Firm in its 2017 edition. The firm was also ranked as a highly recommended litigation firm in Minnesota, as well as a nationally recommended intellectual property firm. Additionally, the guide has recognized the following eight partners:

  • Kellie Lerner: Future Star (New York)
  • Anne Lockner: Local Litigation Star (Minneapolis)
  • Chris Messerly: Local Litigation Star (Minneapolis)
  • Hollis Salzman: Top 250 Women in Litigation; Local Litigation Star; Litigation Star (New York)
  • Ronald Schutz: Local Litigation Star; Litigation Star (New York)

According to Benchmark’s analysis, Robins Kaplan is “one of the larger and more comprehensive plaintiff shops.” The guide also noted that “while the firm does juggle some defense-side work as well, the bulk of its work is on behalf of individuals and institutions taking on corporate entities, particularly in large class actions but also in areas as varied as intellectual property and personal injury.”

Benchmark Litigation’s full profile of Robins Kaplan can be found here.

Kellie Lerner


Co-Chair, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group;
Pronouns: she/her

Anne M. Lockner


Pronouns: she/her

Chris Messerly

Retired | Inactive

Ronald J. Schutz


Immediate Past Chairman
Member of Executive Board

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