• 11.19.12

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Welcomes Charmaine K. Harris

    Blackwell Burke P.A. is pleased to announce that Charmaine K. Harris has joined the firm as an associate.  Ms. Harris was previously a senior design engineer in Medtronic, Inc.’s neuromodulation business unit. Her prior career as a medical device engineer gives her a sophisticated understanding of technologically complicated cases. Ms. Harris graduated from William Mitchell College of Law and Brown University, where she received a degree in biomedical engineering.  She is a member of the American Intellectual Property Association and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers.  She will focus her practice on firm’s scientifically demanding complex litigation. Blackwell Burke P.A., a…
  • 11.01.12

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Attorney Emily A. Babcock Authors Article on Minnesota’s Marriage Amendment for LGBT Litigator

    Blackwell Burke P.A. attorney Emily A. Babcock authored an article for the LGBT Litigator, the American Bar Association’s LGBT section’s national news forum. Ms. Babcock’s article, entitled, “Lawyers United: The Marriage Amendment in Minnesota,” analyzed the role that lawyers played in the debate surrounding Minnesota’s proposed state constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between one woman and one man. The article also provides historical context and an overview of the attorneys supporting and opposing the marriage amendment. Ms. Babcock’s article is available here. UPDATE: The marriage amendment was defeated by Minnesota voters on November 6, 2012. Emily A. Babcock joined…
  • 10.22.12

    Benchmark Litigation Recommends Blackwell Burke P.A. and Honors Four Firm Attorneys with Star Status

    Benchmark Litigation, an independent guide to leading litigation firms and attorneys nationwide, has included Blackwell Burke P.A. as a recommended firm in its 2013 Minnesota listing.  Recommended firms are those that are consistently acknowledged by clients and competitors during Benchmark Litigation’s six-month research process.  Jerry W. Blackwell, Mike Hatch, and Peter J. Goss were each honored as Minnesota litigation stars.  Litigation star designation is based on competitors and clients recommending these attorneys as “reputable and effective litigators” during Benchmark Litigation’s independent interviews.  Benjamin W. Hulse was named a future Minnesota litigation star.  Future stars are young partners who are predicted…
  • 10.17.12

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Attorney Brendan M. Kenny Featured in Minnesota Lawyer

    Blackwell Burke P.A. attorney Brendan M. Kenny and the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum that he founded were recently profiled in Minnesota Lawyer.    The article described Kenny’s e-discovery group as having “big ambitions,”  focusing on making “e-discovery easier, faster and more efficient” during its quarterly meetings of lawyers and IT professionals.  Kenny further explained how e-discovery expertise and savvy is essential to his complex litigation practice.  The article is available here. Mr. Kenny joined Blackwell Burke P.A. as an associate in 2012. Before joining the firm, Mr. Kenny was a Deputy Attorney General in the California Attorney General’s Office in San Francisco.…
  • 10.16.12

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Partner Peter J. Goss Discusses Potential Meningitis Lawsuits in Law360

    Law360 recently quoted Blackwell Burke P.A. partner Peter J. Goss in an article discussing the first lawsuit filed against the New England Compounding Center (NECC).  That center made the steroids implicated in the current 12-state fungal meningitis outbreak. Mr. Goss described how this first plaintiff’s and future plaintiffs’ ability to collect damages from NECC would be limited by the pharmacy’s capitalization and insurance.  He further explained that NECC’s insurance coverage is likely much lower than it would be for either branded or generic pharmaceutical manufacturers.  The article, "Meningitis Plaintiffs Face Uphill Battle If Pharmacy Fails," is available here. Mr. Goss focuses…
  • 10.03.12

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Hosts Inaugural Meeting of Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum

    Blackwell Burke P.A. will host the inaugural meeting of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum.  The forum will be a quarterly gathering of local outside counsel, in-house counsel, public-sector attorneys, the judiciary, technologists, and IT professionals dedicated to sharing knowledge and experiences about e-discovery best practices to create a stronger Twin Cities e-discovery community. All are welcome to attend. The Forum’s first meeting will be from 7:30–9:00am on Tuesday, October 16, at 431 South 7th Street, Suite 2500, in Minneapolis. Blackwell Burke P.A. will host the meeting. Brendan M. Kenny is the founder of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum.  Mr. Kenny…

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