Stoel Rives moves national energy practice into Midwest

Stoel Rives LLP, a business law firm nationally recognized for its diversified renewable energy clientele, announced the hiring of 14 leading energy and agribusiness lawyers at its newly formed Minneapolis office. Ten of the new hires were former partners with Minneapolis-based general business firm Lindquist & Vennum PLLP, according to Mark Hanson, a senior partner at the new Stoel Rives office and formerly of Lindquist & Vennum.

Stoel Rives' location in the Midwest will bolster its energy practices nationally to include emerging biomass energy projects, Hanson said. Stoel Rives also operates offices in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and California. For more information, visit