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Nilan Johnson Lewis Expands Health Care Practice With New Shareholders Susan Kratz and Heidi Neff Christianson

MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 13, 2012) – Progressive Minneapolis law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis (NJL) announces the addition of two shareholders, Susan Kratz and Heidi Neff Christianson, to its health care group. Both bring a depth of knowledge about health care-related legal issues and experience representing health care providers, as well as nonprofit organizations such as colleges […] More >

No More Billable Hours

An article recognizing Nilan Johnson Lewis and its client partner, Target, for being named 2012 ACC Value Champions, and highlighting the firm’s creative collaboration in moving from a “billable hours” model to a retainer model for legal services. More >

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

By Careen Martin In a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court today held that The Affordable Care Act, including its individual mandate that virtually all Americans must buy health insurance, is constitutional. Five Justices agreed that the penalty that someone must pay if they refuse to buy health insurance is the kind of tax […] More >

Target & Nilan Johnson Lewis Recognized as Inaugural “ACC Value Champions”

Today, Nilan Johnson Lewis, along with its client partner Target, were recognized as 2012 “ACC Value Champions” by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for their collaboration in making a difference for their organizations through creativity and value-based legal management skills. “These value-based initiatives have fostered a productive and winning partnership between Nilan Johnson Lewis […] More >

The Association of Corporate Counsel Recognizes Target & Nilan Johnson Lewis as “2012 ACC Value Champions”

MEDIA CONTACT: Amanda Wagner 651-723-8395 Amanda@kohnstamm.com The Association of Corporate Counsel Recognizes Target & Nilan Johnson Lewis as “2012 ACC Value Champions” MINNEAPOLIS (June 21, 2012) – Nilan Johnson Lewis, PA, along with client partner Target Corp., today announce that they have been recognized as 2012 “Value Champions” by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) […] More >

Is That Degree Really Necessary?

David James, shareholder and chair of the labor and employment practice group at Nilan Johnson Lewis, is quoted in an article about education requirements in job postings and the impact of a recent EEOC discussion letter on hiring practices.   More >

David James Outlines Key Questions for Hiring Managers in HR Executive Online

Human Resource Executive Online asked Nilan Johnson Lewis Shareholder David James, “Is that degree really necessary?” The resulting article highlighted a recent EEOC discussion letter on the disparate impact of education requirements in job postings and hiring criteria. According to David, it is unlikely that education requirements will become illegal, but probable that employers and […] More >