Awards & Recognition

Nilan Johnson Lewis has been recognized over the years for our innovations in areas of diversity, marketing and office design.

  • 2016 Minnesota Women Lawyers’ Leadership Award
  • 2015 Law360‘s Top 100 Law Firms for Female Attorneys (#16)
  • 2015 Law360‘s Ceiling Smasher (#6), ranking of best U.S. law firms for women partners
  • 2014 Minnesota Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association Your Honor First Place Award (2)
  • 2013 Minnesota Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association “Your Honor” First Place Award
  • 2012 Recognized with Target as a 2012 ACC Value Champion by the Association of Corporate Counsel
  • 2011 Twin Cities Business Small Business Success Story
  • 2011 NAFE and Flex-Time Lawyers Best Law Firms for Women
  • 2010 Minnesota Women Lawyers’ Leadership Award
  • 2010 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Best in Real Estate Interior Renovation Finalist
  • 2010 Woodworks Wood Design Awards “Interior Building Award” for Cuningham Group’s design of Nilan Johnson Lewis’ office
  • 2009 PR Newswire Legal PR Marketing Communications Award for “The Lawyer Job Interview Translator”
  • 2008 Minnesota Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association “Your Honor” First Place Award
  • 2008 Hennepin County Wellness by Design Award
  • 2007 Hennepin County Bar Association Diversity Award
  • 2006 Hennepin County Bar Association Special Achievement Award for Diversity
  • 2006 Minnesota Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association “Your Honor” First Place Awards (2)
  • 2005 Minnesota Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association “Your Honor” First Place Award
  • 2004 Hennepin County Bar Association Diversity Award