Maslon is pleased to announce that Steve Schleicher, attorney in Maslon's Litigation Group, has been honored with the 2017 Julius E. Gernes Prosecutor Award by the Minnesota State Bar Association's Public Law Section during its annual awards ceremony and luncheon on May 5, 2017. The award recognizes the caliber of Steve's work, his achievements, and his demonstrated commitment to public service.
Steve is an experienced trial lawyer and concentrates his work on high stakes civil litigation and products liability cases as well as investigative and white-collar criminal matters. He has 21 years' experience as a trial lawyer, having spent his career as a prosecuting attorney before joining Maslon. A former federal prosecutor, Steve worked for 13 years in the U.S. Attorney's Office, serving as the Deputy Criminal Chief of the Special Prosecution Section (2014-2016) and as the St. Paul Branch Chief. In 2016, he served as a prosecutor on the Jacob Wetterling case and was recognized as an "Attorney of the Year" by Minnesota Lawyer for his dedicated work.