Maslon LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Sarah Horstmann and Michael Sampson have been elected to the law firm's Partnership, effective January 1, 2015. The election acknowledges their tremendous skill, professionalism, and commitment to client service.
Sarah Horstmann is a partner in Maslon's Litigation Group. She assists clients with a variety of complex litigation matters, including business torts and fraud actions, contract disputes, and product liability claims. She is dedicated to pro bono service and has been recognized as a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association for her contributions, which include representing clients in unemployment insurance appeals through the Minnesota State Bar Association's Appellate Practice Section. Sarah is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a staff member and editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Law. She earned her bachelor's degree with honors in international studies from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.
Michael Sampson is a partner in Maslon's Estate Planning Group. His legal practice focuses on high-end estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and business succession planning. Michael is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars and enjoys teaching as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul (Wills & Trusts, Estate Planning & Tax, and Drafting Wills & Trust Agreements). He is also very active in the Minnesota State Bar Association, currently serving as a member of the Probate and Trust Law Section Council and as co-chair of the Section's Legislation Committee. Michael has also served for the last three years on a special sub-committee that is reviewing Minnesota's trust law.