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Posted September 20th, 2017 in Top Stories

Nilan Johnson Lewis Welcomes Sukanya Momsen

MINNEAPOLIS (September 20, 2017) – Minneapolis-based law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis is pleased to announce the hire of Sukanya Momsen as an associate.

Momsen recently completed the 2016-2017 term as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Louise Dovre Bjorkman at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Prior to that, she was a summer associate at Nilan Johnson Lewis, a legal intern at the Minnesota EEOC, and a judicial extern for the Honorable Susan Richard Nelson. Momsen has years of legal advocacy experience that includes work at Tubman Family Crisis and Support Services as a legal counseling advocate.

“We are excited to welcome Sukanya back to the firm,” says Stephen Warch, president of Nilan Johnson Lewis. “She has a great base of experience and will be an asset to our clients.”

Momsen graduated Order of the Coif, magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2016) and summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (B.A., 2013), completing both degrees in only five years. While in school, Momsen served as the managing editor for the Minnesota Journal of International Law and was a leader and active member of several minority- and women-focused student associations. She was a recipient of the Minnesota State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section’s student award for excellence in employment law and was awarded second place in the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s 2014-15 law student writing competition. Momsen will be the Vice President of Outreach and Development in the coming year for the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

About Nilan Johnson Lewis

Founded in 1996, Nilan Johnson Lewis ( has built a practice grounded in excellence and value. Through its Total Partnership approach to client relationships, Nilan Johnson Lewis delivers exceptional results for its clients’ businesses. The firm focuses on five areas of law: labor and employment, health care, product liability/mass tort litigation, commercial litigation, and corporate and transactional services.

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