U.S. Policy Concerning Cuba and the Aviation Industry

July 2017

On June 16, 2017, President Trump announced changes to the United States’ policies towards Cuba, which will restrict certain actions that had been previously allowed under President  Obama’s policies. The changes are ostensibly designed to: (i) enhance compliance with U.S. law; (ii) hold the Cuban government accountable for oppression and human rights abuses ignored under… Read more >

Eleven FMJ Attorneys Named ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2017

July 2017

We are proud to announce that more than one-third of our attorneys have been named 2017 ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars.’ Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Up to 5 percent of the… Read more >

Runway Developments: The Challenges of Building Near Airports

June 2017

With over 5,100 public use airports in the United States (according to 2014 United States Department of Transportation data), chances are that you live or work near an airport. If you live in a rural area, you might live near one of the almost 14,000 private use airports including authorized runways on farmland, or perhaps… Read more >

Jared Peterson Elected Chairman for the Ag & Rural Law Section of the MSBA

June 2017

We are pleased to announce that shareholder Jared Peterson was elected Chairman of the Agricultural and Rural Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) at the annual meeting on May 18, 2017. As Chairman, Peterson’s duties will be to preside at all the meetings of the Section, prepare and present reports to the MSBA,… Read more >