Maslon LLP
Maslon LLP

Maslon LLP

2 Star Rating     1 review 
Main Office:

3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street | Minneapolis | MN | 55402-4140

Phone: 612-672-8200 | Fax: 612-672-8397

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Year of establishment 1956 Number of partners 41
Number of offices 1 Partner to associate ratio 1.50
Biggest office Minneapolis Percentage of women attorneys 21.00
Number of attorneys 86 Percentage of minority attorneys 10.80
Number of associates 28 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 2.40
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Maslon LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Advice to law firm management: The firm can improve by increasing its hiring standards and improving diversity among the staff. Adding an HR department would also improve the professionalism inside the offices.

Pros: You will develop a reputation for yourself as a no-nonsense attorney if you work here, because that is required. You will also learn from some of the best minds in the local area.

Cons: The firm is growing and developing an identity for itself, which may not yet be established. Several key staff have left prominent roles. Salary and benefits packages are not among the best.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Just as each client is unique, each law firm is unique. What sets Maslon apart has much to do with the quality of our relationships, both with our clients and with each other. We are large enough to handle the most challenging and sophisticated legal matters, yet small enough to recognize and appreciate the individuality of each of our clients, lawyers, and staff. This gives us the freedom to practice law based on our individual strengths and, more importantly, allows us to focus fully on our clients, offering the exceptional service they deserve. Maslon has a depth of experience in the principal areas of Business & Securities, Financial Services, and Litigation. We have nationally recognized practices in the areas of Tort & Product Liability, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, and Appeals. To further support the needs of our commercial clients, we offer strong practices in Advertising & Marketing, Employee Benefits, Labor & Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Corporate Trust Representation, Real Estate, and Insurance Litigation.

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Maslon LLP Awards and Recognitions

Leora Itman Selected as a 40 Under 40 Honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Howard Tarkow to be Honored with 2016 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award by the Cardozo Society

Maslon Honored with the Social Justice Uncorked Award by Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

David Herr Honored with the Trustee of the Year Award by the United Hospital Foundation

Leora Itman Selected as a 2015 "Up & Coming Attorney" by Minnesota Lawyer

Fifteen Maslon Attorneys Recognized as 2014 North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association

Bill Pentelovitch Elected as President of the ACLU-MN Board of Directors

Maslon Selected as the Winner of the 2015 Community Impact Award in the Professional Services Category by Minnesota Business Magazine

Maslon Selected as a 2015 Community Impact Awards Finalist by Minnesota Business Magazine

Maslon Welcomes Attorneys Allison Duerr, Erica Holzer, Jason Reed, and Kristian Weir to the Firm

Bill Pentelovitch Honored with Twin Cities Cardozo Society's 2014 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award

The Fifteenth Annual Twin Cities Cardozo Society Dinner: Bill Pentelovitch to be Honored

Andy Jacobson Honored With the 2014 Founders' Award by the NRTA

Leora Maccabee Itman Honored with Twin Cities Cardozo Society's Arthur T. Pfefer Award

Attorney David Schultz and Maslon Firm Honored as Recipients of 2013 Child Advocacy Award by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Client PreciouStatus Wins 2013 ACG BOLD Entrepreneur Award

Susan Link Named a "2013 Twin Cities Five Star Wealth Manager" in Twin Cities Business Magazine

Bill Pentelovitch Named "2013 Minneapolis Litigation - Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers

Susan Link Honored with Minnesota State Bar Association's Eugene P. Daly, Jr. Award

Maslon Recognized as Finalist for 2012 Minnesota Business Ethics Award

James Duffy O'Connor Selected as Burton 2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Award Recipient

Susan Link Receives Woman of Achievement Award from NAWBO-MN

Cooper Ashley Named 2009 "Attorney of the Year" by Minnesota Lawyer

David F. Herr Receives Marcy S. Wallace Award of Excellence in Leadership

Maslon Receives Distinguished Service Award for Children from Children's Law Center of Minnesota

Maslon Law Firm receives the first ever SAGE Best Practices Award


Maslon is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace of attorneys and staff with respect to, among other things, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, socio-economic background, disability, lifestyle and political views. We believe that the diversity of our firm enriches our culture, and advances the community around us. By reflecting a wide variety of perspectives, Maslon is better positioned to serve our clients.

"The single most defining moment in my career was in 1993 when Maslon invited me to join their practice. I wanted an environment where I could practice law and be an integral part of the life of my children and family. Maslon enabled me to develop my practice using alternative work schedules and rise through the ranks at our firm to become its 2003-2007 Chair. It is critical for each of us to find the right environment in which to develop our full potential. Maslon has enabled, encouraged, and coached me to do so." - Terri Krivosha, Partner

Summer associate program

At Maslon, we believe that training is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Rather, our training program is customized and includes a tailored mix of hands-on experience, practical substantive training sessions, and outside training. Here's an overview of the program components:

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