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Maslon Listed as "Recommended" Litigation Firm in 2014 Benchmark Litigation Directory; Bill Pentelovitch and Emily Rome Featured

December 18, 2013

Maslon is pleased to be recognized as a "Recommended" firm in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys directory. The analysis notes Maslon’s work across "an array of litigation matters including securities, intellectual property, real estate, insurance, construction, product liability, general commercial disputes and product liability work,” and states that "Peers nod to the firm’s stature in the Minnesota litigation market and beyond."

For the fourth year in a row, Maslon attorney Bill Pentelovitch has been recognized as a "Local Litigation Star"—this time referencing his work on the Minnesota Voter ID amendment case. The analysis reflects "Unanimous accord" regarding Bill’s near 40-year-career representing clients in high-profile cases at the trial and appellate levels. The publication also includes the peer acknowledgement of the firm’s depth in product liability and the rising star of attorney Emily Rome, describing her work in big trials as "very impressive."

Bill Pentelovitch is a partner in Maslon's Litigation Group. He is a trial lawyer and Fellow of the International Academy of Trial lawyers, has practiced exclusively in the area of business-related disputes for 39 years and is considered both a leading authority and a leading trial lawyer in Minnesota in the area of ownership and governance disputes in corporations, partnerships of all kinds, and limited liability companies. In addition to his substantial practice in the areas of business ownership and governance and non-competes, trade secrets, and unfair competition, Bill handles breach of contract, fraud, antitrust, securities, banking, and intellectual property trials.

Emily Rome is a partner and serves as co-chair of Maslon's Litigation Group. She successfully represents businesses in complex commercial disputes, including product liability claims, business torts and fraud actions, and breach of contract claims. Emily represents large and small businesses in all forums: federal and state courts, mediations, and arbitrations. In doing so, she has significant experience helping clients navigate all stages of the litigation process.

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