Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., attorneys Thomas M. Hart
and Eric F. Swanson
have been named “Lawyer of the Year” for construction law and energy law, respectively, in The Best Lawyers in America
® 2011 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Those being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in the peer-review surveys by earning high votes of confidence for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers
has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
About Thomas M. Hart
Tom has extensive experience in representing real estate developers, property owners, tenants, and lending institutions in a wide variety of commercial real estate and construction law matters. He has been honored by Best Lawyers
in the past for his expertise in construction law and real estate Law. He is a Stanford Law School graduate and current resident of Toronto, Ontario, and Minneapolis, Minn.
About Eric F. Swanson
Eric’s practice includes representing clients before state and federal regulatory bodies, in the courts and at the legislature in the areas of energy, telecommunications and environmental law. His energy and environmental work has involved representing a wide variety of clients, including investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, wind energy developers and other renewable energy producers and large industrial customers. He has been honored by Best Lawyers
in the past for his expertise in administrative law and energy law. He is a University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School graduate and current resident of Mahtomedi, Minn.
About Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Winthrop & Weinstine is an exciting, dynamic corporate business and commercial litigation law firm focused on building strong client relationships through shared values and commitment to excellence. A "Top 10 Law Firm" in Minnesota, with 91 attorneys in over 25 practice areas, the firm's clients experience responsive, service-driven attorneys who passionately champion client issues, using innovation rather than outmoded tradition and creativity rather than standard formulas. 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 nationally.