Robins Kaplan LLP

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Robins Kaplan LLP
Robins Kaplan LLP
Headquarters Minneapolis, Minnesota
No. of offices 6
No. of attorneys 220+
No. of employees Approximately 400 support staff
Key people Martin R. Lueck, Chairman, Executive Board; Steven A. Schumeister, Managing Partner
Date founded 1938
Company type Limited Liability Partnership

Robins Kaplan LLP is a litigation-focused law firm. Currently, the firm has 220+ lawyers in six offices nationwide with locations in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Boston, Massachusetts; Los Angeles, California; Silicon Valley, California; New York, New York; and Naples, Florida. Founded in Minneapolis in 1938 as Robins & Davis, the firm has gained national recognition for its trial work in Intellectual property, Business Litigation, Antitrust, Entertainment and Media Law, and Mass tort. The firm has also provided pro bono representations.

Practice areas[edit]

As a trial firm, Robins Kaplan LLP helps individual and business clients with complex litigation in traditional courtrooms matters as well with litigation planning and strategy, mediation, arbitrations—including international arbitrations and appeals.[1]

Recognition and rankings[edit]

  • Ranked by Chambers USA Directory Firm and Lawyer Rankings for Litigation: General Commercial - Minnesota and Media & Entertainment: Litigation – California.[2]
  • US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm.”[3]
  • Rank #7 nationally for pro bono by The American Lawyer. (for pro bono work in 2012).[4]
  • 2012 Diversity Leader Award" from Profiles in Diversity Journal.[5]
  • Rank at 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.[6]


  • The Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Foundation for Children[7]
  • The Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. Private Foundation


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