FMJ Minnesota Super Lawyers 2019

July 2019

We are proud to announce that 40% of our attorneys have been named 2019 Minnesota ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars.’ Congratulations to our “Super Lawyers” (Heidi Carpenter, Robert Fafinski, Jr., Kevin Johnson, Donald Chance Mark, Jr., Shannon McDonough, David Ness, Patrick Rooney, David Runck, and Ernest (Pat) Shriver), as well as our “Rising Stars” (Nathan… Read more >

What Does the Ongoing Trade War Mean for the Aviation Industry?

June 2019

Trump’s Tariff Proposal Could Impact Purchasing and Maintaining Aircraft With trade talks breaking down between China and the U.S. in May, President Trump has recently proposed to impose 25% tariffs on another $300 billion in Chinese imports aimed primarily at consumer goods. This comes after the President has already imposed tariffs rate increase of 10%-25%… Read more >

Legal Alert: Minnesota’s Wage Theft Bill with New Requirements for Employers to Take Effect July 1, 2019

June 2019

Governor Walz recently signed the bipartisan Jobs and Economic Development Omnibus bill, which includes wage theft protections for employees, imposes additional wage and hour record-keeping requirements on employers and includes increased civil and criminal enforcement for wage theft violations. Below are the key provisions of the bill that employers need to be aware of, in… Read more >

Minnesota Manufacturing Economic Information

June 2019

As a way for our firm to thoroughly understand the challenges and issues that manufacturers face daily, it is imperative that we understand the current economic manufacturing climate in Minnesota and around the world. There are resources that we consistently and thoroughly review, which are listed below: The Beige Book published by the Federal Reserve… Read more >

Transportation & Logistics Practice Group Welcomes New Associate Jordanne Kissner

May 2019

We are pleased to announce that attorney Jordanne Kissner has joined the firm as an Associate in our Transportation & Logistics, Banking & Financial Institutions, and General Corporate & Business practice groups. Kissner’s practice at FMJ will focus on assisting clients with their business and commercial aviation needs and other banking, equipment, and finance and… Read more >