Impact for the Future

There’s an opportunity to fulfill a greater obligation to the people we work for and the people we work with. From the acknowledgement of our attorneys to the latest news in our profession, we stay dedicated to protecting the future of the law as well as the surrounding community.

Judge Miles Lord: Our Brothers' and Sisters' Keeper

There was once a generation of young Minnesotans who, imbued with a social-gospel populism, set out to make their state, their nation, and their world a better place for all. Especially in today’s...

Lead Small

How agile teams of risk-takers unite on complex cases. Corporate counsel is evolving its approach to large, complicated disputes. We’re seeing a shift away from the one-firm-fits-all model toward a...

On Principle

The freedom to choose battles that need to be fought. Law firms shouldn’t be defined by one type of case or one view of the world. Life and law are too complicated for that. Experience teaches that...

Change Agents

For the people of Ciresi Conlin, the professional is deeply personal. When Mike Ciresi, Jan Conlin, and Katie Crosby Lehmann set out to create a new kind of law firm, they knew one factor came before...

Lawdragon Names Ciresi to Hall of Fame

Lawdragon named Mike to the litigation Hall of Fame as part of its 10th Year Anniversary celebration and recognized him as an “outstanding lawyer” who has made “remarkable contributions” as a...

Benchmark Litigation Names Firm Minnesota Firm of the Year...

Benchmark Litigation 2016 has named Ciresi Conlin LLP Minnesota Firm of the Year. Ciresi Conlin is “highly recommended” in litigation. Benchmark Litigation explains “Ciresi Conlin has been...

Congratulations to Mike, Jan, and Roberta for being named by...

For 2016 and 2017, Best Lawyers has named Mike Ciresi, Jan Conlin, and Roberta Walburn to its list for 2016. Best Lawyers is “the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide to the legal...

SuperLawyers 2016: Mike & Jan named Top 100, Heather named a...

Congratulations to Mike, Jan, and Heather for being named 2016 SuperLawyers or Rising Stars. Ciresi Conlin LLP Partners Mike Ciresi and Jan Conlin are in the Top 100 Minnesota SuperLawyers for...

Co-Lead Counsel: Carver v. The Bank of New York Mellon

On April 12, 2016, the Honorable J. Paul Oetken, District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, appointed Ciresi Conlin as Co-Lead counsel in the national litigation for...

Mike Ciresi breaks up with himself

It’s not every day that a face from Mount Rushmore chisels himself off the mountain. But that’s essentially what Mike Ciresi of Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi (RKMC) did Tuesday. Ciresi is...

Co-Lead Counsel: In re Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming...

On February 23, 2016, the Honorable Joan N. Ericksen of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota appointed Ciresi Conlin as Co-Lead Counsel in In re Bair Hugger Forced Air...

Negotiation of Separation and Employment Agreements

In 2016, Ciresi Conlin negotiated a Separation Agreement on behalf of Valeria Silva, the Superintendent of Saint Paul Public Schools, providing her at least $787,500 in payments and benefits from the...

Mike Ciresi leaving RKMC with Jan Conlin; law firm plans new...

Mike Ciresi is leaving Minneapolis-based law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi to start his own firm with RKMC partners Jan Conlin and Katie Crosby Lehmann. They’ll leave Feb. 1 to start...

Ciresi downsizing to start smaller law firm

In an amicable split, Ciresi joins forces with two colleagues to found a new firm. Mike Ciresi, the hard-nosed courtroom battler who engineered a $7.1 billion settlement against Big Tobacco but could...