Christina Rieck Loukas Named 2016 Up & Coming Attorney
MINNEAPOLIS – June 27, 2016 – Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is proud to announce that attorney Christina Rieck Loukas has been named a 2016 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 winners.
“Christina is an
exceptional attorney,” noted William McNab, shareholder in the Litigation
department. “She excels in a number of
areas, including her ability to identify the key facts and critical legal
principles, and to marshal winning arguments combining the two. She is also a
gifted legal writer, and on several occasions, her work on important briefs has
resulted in summary judgments in favor of our clients. Finally, Christina is a
highly effective team member. She has been very successful on both small and
large teams, and she is highly regarded by both attorneys and staff at Winthrop
As an associate in
the Litigation practice group at Winthrop & Weinstine, Christina handles a
wide variety of disputes, including shareholder or limited partner disputes,
real estate litigation, banking and securities law litigation, construction
litigation, ERISA matters, and general commercial contract matters. In her
practice, Christina also addresses and resolves the unique issues that can
arise in connection with low-income housing tax credit developments.
Christina also volunteers
her time through pro bono legal work and focuses on assisting those who have
improperly been denied government benefits, and she is the Captain of Winthrop
& Weinstine’s Legal Aid Associates’ Campaign. She is committed to advancing
and supporting women in the legal profession, through her work with Minnesota
Women Lawyers and the Minnesota Mother Attorneys Association.
The Up & Coming
Attorney honorees will be recognized September 8 at the Hyatt Regency in
downtown Minneapolis. Minnesota Lawyer
will also publish a special section profiling the honorees in the September 2016
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