Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson is pleased to announce that Connie Armstrong, Elizabeth Sorenson Brotten, and Amber Garry have been recognized by Super Lawyers® as “Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota.” The selections were made from the women attorneys who were selected as 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars and are featured in the April 2015 issues of Twin Cities Business and Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. Armstrong, Brotten, and Garry were all selected to the 2014 Minnesota Rising Stars list.
This is Armstrong’s third selection to the Rising Stars list and her second inclusion in the Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota list. She is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin and practices primarily in the areas of Business Disputes, Construction Litigation, Employment Litigation, General Liability, Insurance Litigation, and Professional Liability.
Brotten has been selected as a Minnesota Rising Star every year since 2011 and was honored as an “Up and Coming Attorney” by Minnesota Lawyer in 2010. Licensed in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, she focuses her practice on general liability defense, with a special emphasis on product liability and mass tort defense.
This is Garry’s first selection to the Rising Stars and Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota list. She focuses her practice on representing businesses and individuals against professional liability and malpractice claims, and advising hospitals and clinics on compliance with federal and state privacy laws. She also represents healthcare providers in their dealings with state licensing boards.
When identifying attorneys for inclusion on its Super Lawyers list, Thomson Reuters employs a rigorous, multiphase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research, and candidate is evaluated on various indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. No more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the state are named to the Rising Stars list.