Hinshaw Announces New Partner-in-Charge for the Minneapolis Office

December 2, 2016

Chicago, December 1, 2016 – The U.S. law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that partner Kevin R. Coan has been appointed the new Partner-in-Charge for the firm's Minneapolis office. Coan will be responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic direction of the office, which provides legal services in the areas of corporate, finance, environmental and construction, labor and employment, real estate, tax and all forms of commercial litigation.

"Kevin is an excellent choice to continue the leadership of his predecessor, David Mylrea," said Hinshaw Chair Kevin Burke. "He understands the importance of client service to our business mission, and has a well-informed business perspective on the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest region. I look forward to his leadership."

Coan works primarily with closely held businesses to solve their complex business problems and to minimize their legal risks. He focuses his practice on business transactions, employment law, business disputes and real estate disputes. Coan also assists clients with prosecuting and defending non-compete matters, commercial disputes, real estate matters, and shareholder disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Coan was the recipient of the 2016 Minnesota Client Choice Award for Employment and Benefits and has repeatedly been honored as a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics. Coan received a B.A. from Hamline University, and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.  He is admitted to practice in the state bars of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

He succeeds David R. Mylrea, a partner in the firm’s commercial transactions, banking, corporate, real estate and gaming law practice groups. "I want to personally thank David for his thoughtful and conscientious leadership while serving as the Minneapolis office Partner-in-Charge," said Kevin Burke. "We appreciate his many contributions to our success as a firm."

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.