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Robert R. Weinstine

Shareholder
p (612) 604-6613   f (612) 604-6813 
Education
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1969
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1966
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Experience
Robert R. Weinstine is a nationally known trial attorney representing clients in the areas of Antitrust, Securities Fraud, Products Liability, Shareholder Disputes and related Commercial Litigation. As a founding partner of Winthrop & Weinstine,  P.A.,  Mr.  Weinstine   has  also  been   key   in   building  a  successful,  dynamic  law  firm.  In  addition, Mr. Weinstine has been instrumental in building the top-notch litigation department for which Winthrop & Weinstine is known.

Reported Cases
  • In Re Sugar Price Fixing Antitrust Litigation
  • In Re Bulk Popcorn Antitrust Litigation, 792 F.Supp 650, 783 F.Supp. 1194
  • In Re Flight Transportation Securities Litigation
  • Marvin Lumber and Cedar Company v. Norton Company
  • Marvin Lumber and Cedar Co., et al. v. PPG Industries, Inc., 223 F.3d 873, 2001 WL 228427, 34 F.Supp.2d 738, 1998 WL 1056973
  • Marvin Lumber & Cedar Company v. Apogee Enterprises, Inc.,W.S.A., Inc., d/b/a Viracon, Inc., Marcon Coating, Inc., and Viratec Thin Films, Inc.
  • Susan Karrasch v. Continental Machines, Inc., et al.; Concord Boat Corp. v. Brunswick Corp., 1998 WL 1083645
  • U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n v. Angeion Corp., 615 N.W.2d 425
  • Levin v. C.O.M.B. Co., 441 N.W.2d 801, 1988 WL 78626
  • Control Data Corporation v. IBM
  • W.D.G.-West, Inc.,W.D.G.-Hawaii, Inc.,W.D.G. & Co., Inc.,William D. Gray and Carmen Prill Gray v. Aveda Corporation, et al.
  • Genmar Industries, Inc. v. Brunswick Corporation, et al.
  • Concord Boat Corporation, et al. v. Brunswick Corporation
  • KK Motors and Checkmate Boats, Inc. v. Brunswick Corporation
  • American National Bank and Trust Company v. Lurie, Eiger, Besikof & Co.
  • In the Matter of Piper Capital Management, Inc., et al., Piper Jaffray
  • Derivative Action
Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 1969
Wisconsin, 1982
 
News
Qtd. Bream, Jon and Browning, Dan. "The Attorneys and Advisers Prince Avoided in Life Oversee his Estate." Star Tribune. 27 June 2016.


Press Releases

October 24, 2016
Benchmark Litigation 2017 Recognized Winthrop & Weinstine as “Highly Recommended”

August 15, 2016
Twenty-Six Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named to 2017 “Best Lawyers In America” List

July 05, 2016
Forty-Six Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 27, 2016
Winthrop & Weinstine Ranks Among Leaders in Chambers USA 2016

October 29, 2015
Benchmark Litigation 2016 Recognized Winthrop & Weinstine as “Highly Recommended”

August 17, 2015
Twenty-Five Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named to 2016 “Best Lawyers In America” List

July 07, 2015
Twenty-Nine Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List

May 22, 2015
Winthrop & Weinstine Ranks Among Leaders in Chambers USA 2015

November 04, 2014
Benchmark Litigation 2015 Recognized Winthrop & Weinstine as "Highly Recommended"

August 18, 2014
Twenty-One Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named to 2015 “Best Lawyers In America” List

July 07, 2014
Twenty-Eight Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List

May 27, 2014
Winthrop & Weinstine Recognized by 2014 Chambers USA

May 12, 2014
Robert R. Weinstine Receives The Ellis Island Medal of Honor

November 19, 2013
Benchmark Litigation 2014 Recognizes Winthrop & Weinstine as “Highly Recommended”

August 15, 2013
Twenty-One Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named to 2014 “Best Lawyers In America©” List

July 08, 2013
Twenty-Four Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers®

May 28, 2013
Chambers USA Once Again Lists Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., as a Top Firm in General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate

September 19, 2012
Twenty Two-Attorneys from Winthrop & Weinstine Named to “Best Lawyers in America” List

July 09, 2012
Twenty-Three Winthrop & Weinstine Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers®

June 21, 2012
Chambers USA Once Again Lists Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., as a top firm.

January 17, 2012
Winthrop & Weinstine Announces 2012 Board of Directors

September 13, 2011
Seventeen Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®

July 12, 2011
Minnesota Super Lawyers® Includes Over Twenty Attorneys at Winthrop & Weinstine

June 14, 2011
Chambers USA Lists Winthrop & Weinstine as a Top Firm & Recognizes Five Attorneys

April 15, 2011
Winthrop & Weinstine Once Again Recognized by Chambers USA as a Leading Minnesota Firm

March 21, 2011
Winthrop & Weinstine Announces 2011 Board of Directors

December 21, 2010
Winthrop & Weinstine Celebrates This Holiday Season with the Help of Local Talent

November 22, 2010
Sixteen Shareholders Named to Best Lawyers in America

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Honors & Awards
  • The Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Commercial Litigation, 1991-2017
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation, 2014-2017
  • "Local Litigation Star," Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2017
  • Ranked as “AV Preeminent” in LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings
  • Named one of the top seven attorneys in Minnesota in 2002, Minnesota Lawyer
  • Named one of the Best Litigators in Minnesota, National Law Journal, November 1999
  • Listed in the National Registry of Who’s Who, 2000-2001
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers®, since inception
    • Listed in "Top 100" Minnesota Super Lawyers®, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2011-2016
    • Top 40 Business Litigation Attorneys
  • Law & Leading Attorneys, Minnesota Guidebook, 1994-2004
  • Chambers USA "Clients Guide," Top Rated
  • Recommended in Litigation: General Commercial, from Chambers USA, 2008-2009, 2011, 2014-2016
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif, Board of Editors, 1967-1969 and Research Editor of Minnesota Law Review, 1968-1969  

Community
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • The Minneapolis Club
 
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