MINNEAPOLIS – June 29, 2015 – Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., (www.winthrop.com) is proud to announce that attorney Zach Robins has been named a 2015 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer
. The award highlights
lawyers in their first 10 years of practice who have already distinguished
themselves by their achievements.
Nominees for the Up & Coming Attorney award
are judged on their professional accomplishments, leadership, service to the
community and to the profession. Winners are chosen by a panel of prior award
“This recognition is a testament to Zach’s passion for
the profession,” said Jeff Koerselman
, attorney at Winthrop & Weinstine and
award nominator. “In addition to his extensive knowledge and skill, Zach volunteered
his personal time to further the passage of a law that benefits not only our
clients but many small businesses in Minnesota. He is a perfect recipient of
As an associate in the Corporate & Transactions
practice group at Winthrop & Weinstine, Zach represents clients in business
and finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, equity raises
and debt financings. A major achievement of his was the recent passing of the
legislation, which will enable Minnesota businesses to legally promote
investment opportunities online to all Minnesota residents. The new law was
drafted by Zach and his colleague Ryan Schildkraut
. Zach also serves as a
moderator and panelist on many occasions, sharing insight and thought
leadership, particularly on crowdfunding.
Zach is dedicated to his community; he serves on Winthrop
& Weinstine’s Pro Bono committee, and has previously worked with
LEGALCorps, which provides small businesses and nonprofit organizations with
free legal advice. He is also on the Association for Corporate Growth’s Young
Member Subcommittee. In addition, he serves on the Young Professional Advisory
Board of the PACER Center, a parent training and information program for
families of children and youth with disabilities, to expand opportunities and
enhance the quality of life.
The Up & Coming Attorney honorees will be recognized
September 10 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis. Minnesota Lawyer
will also publish a special section profiling the
honorees in the September 14 edition.
Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Winthrop & Weinstine is a dynamic
and growing law firm focused on building strong client relationships through
responsiveness, innovation and creativity.
The firm enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its
clients from individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune 500
companies in an impressive array of industries throughout the Twin Cities and