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D&O Insurance and the Changing Role of Corporations & Boards

Winthrop & Weinstine’s Insurance Group will host a webinar, “D&O Insurance and the Changing Role of Corporations & Boards,” on October 5, 2021. Public expectations of corporations and their boards of directors have changed – and so has the risk to both. Whereas traditionally D&O coverage was focused on financial and accounting-related allegations, plaintiffs have ...

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

New Exception to the Rule Against Hearsay: Forfeiture by Wrongdoing

Tom Boyd and Kyle Kroll will present “New Exception to the Rule Against Hearsay: Forfeiture by Wrongdoing” during the Hot Topics in Courtroom Evidence seminar hosted by Minnesota CLE on June 18, 2021. This session will inform practitioners about Rule 804(b)(6), the newest addition to the Minnesota hearsay rules promulgated since the last Deskbook update. ...

Friday, June 18, 2021

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM CT

Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel

Tom Boyd, a shareholder at Winthrop & Weinstine, along with Marianne Short of UnitedHealth Group Inc. and David F. Herr of Maslon LLP co-wrote a chapter in an updated version of Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel published by Thomson Reuters. Their chapter, “Appeals,” addresses appeals in the civil litigation process. The chapter focuses ...


Appellate Pro Bono Opportunities

Tom Boyd will participate as a panelist for the 2021 Appellate Practice Institute hosted by Minnesota CLE on February 26, 2021. His panel, “Appellate Pro Bono Opportunities,” will discuss the variety of pro bono opportunities available to appellate practitioners and how to get involved. Presentations will include information on the self-help clinic, unemployment compensation appeals, ...

Friday, February 26, 2021

3:20 PM - 4:20 PM CT

Eighth Circuit Appellate Practice: Overview of Eighth Circuit Practice

Tom Boyd will appear as a guest speaker for “Eighth Circuit Appellate Practice: Overview of Eighth Circuit Practice,” hosted by Minnesota CLE on October 14, 2020. The Clerk of Court for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will provide an overview of procedures regarding the filing and processing of new appeals, as well as motions, ...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


Appeals court ruling in Petters case may upend effort to return millions to victims

Appellate attorney Tom Boyd was quoted in an article discussing the precedent-setting 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ reversal on behalf of his clients.


Briefly: A good start for appellate arguments revisited

Quoted. Minnesota Lawyer. 12.13.2019


The Other William Mitchell

Attorney Tom Boyd co-authored an article with Douglas Heidenreich of Mitchell Hamline School of Law about William DeWitt Mitchell, "The Other William Mitchell."


Stays of Judgments and Orders Pending Appeal: Supersedeas Bonds and Other Forms of Security

Appellate attorney Thomas H. Boyd published an article in the February 2018 issue of DRI’s For The Defense™ magazine.  Boyd writes that “one area in which appellate counsel can offer valuable assistance and insights to trial lawyers is planning to manage an adverse judgment by securing a execution and enforcement stay of the judgment for an appeal’s ...


Successful Appeal Results in Reversal of Conviction and Release for Pro Bono Client

The Winthrop team's tireless dedication helped send their client home to his family.


Tom Boyd Argues Case Challenging Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act

Thomas H. Boyd recently appeared in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, to argue that Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act is unconstitutional.


Thomas H. Boyd’s Tribute to Judge Devitt Cited in the Congressional Record

The tribute was cited in support of a bill to designate a MN courthouse as the Edward J. Devitt United States Courthouse.

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