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Melissa Muro LaMere Selected as a 40 Under 40 Honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

January 21, 2020

Maslon is pleased to announce that Melissa Muro LaMere, partner in Maslon's Labor & Employment and Litigation Groups, has been selected as a 2020 40 Under 40 honoree by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Each year, Business Journal editors sift through hundreds of nominations and choose 40 leaders under the age of 40 based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, and community contributions.

Melissa is an employment and business litigation attorney who enjoys working with clients to protect and grow their business in a competitive marketplace. She focuses her practice on the full spectrum of employment counseling and litigation matters in addition to business disputes involving non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, business contracts and torts, and unfair competition and trade practices.

Melissa has been selected and appointed as a leader across numerous initiatives focused on advancing diversity. Of particular note, she serves on the board of the Minnesota Infinity Project, an organization focused on gender disparity on the bench throughout the Eighth Circuit, and she previously served on the board of the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, for which she also served as the co-chair of the Judicial Endorsements Committee. In 2019, Melissa was appointed by Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan to the Commission on Judicial Selection, and she was appointed to the Hispanic National Bar Association Latina Commission. At Maslon, she serves as a member of Maslon's Diversity Committee and co-chair of Maslon's Diverse Attorney Resource Group.

She is recognized as a 2019 "Top Lawyer Under 40" by the Hispanic National Bar Association, an award recognizing lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession. She was also recognized as part of the 2019 "Diversity and Inclusion Awards" and as a 2017 "Up & Coming Attorney" by Minnesota Lawyer.

To read the announcement, go to: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, "Meet MSPBJ's 2020 Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees (Full List)."

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