HKM Announces New Shareholders

HKM is proud to announce the election of two new shareholders: Brandon Glanz and Krista Pezewski. Both were associates in the firm.

Brandon GlanzBrandon Glanz is a member of HKM's Civil Litigation Group, practicing in the areas of Toxic Torts, Employment Litigation, and general civil litigation defense. He has handled a wide variety of claims including: complex wrongful death and personal injury actions involving asbestos exposures; employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases; defamation actions; breaches of non-compete agreements; and defense of ADA Title III lawsuits. As a member of HKM's toxic tort team, Brandon serves as local and national coordinating counsel for product manufacturers, premises owners, and contractors involved in asbestos litigation in Minnesota and throughout the country. He is also a pro bono participant in the Tubman Safety Project to secure protective orders on behalf of victims of domestic abuse. Brandon is licensed to practice law in Minnesota federal court, Minnesota and Wisconsin state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Minnesota State and Ramsey County Bar Associations, and is an inactive member of the Florida Bar.

Krista PezewskiKrista Pezewski is also a member of HKM's Civil Litigation Group, focusing her litigation and trial practice in the areas of Product Liability Defense, Commercial Litigation, Transportation Litigation, Insurance Related Litigation, and appeals. She has represented a wide variety of clients from large corporations, including agricultural, commercial, and home appliance equipment manufacturers, to small businesses and individuals.  She has handled a wide variety of claims including wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury claims, warranty disputes, contract claims, claims for lost profit or business income, issues of insurance coverage, and other general litigation matters up to and through trial and any subsequent appeals. Krista is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and has practiced in several other courts and jurisdictions throughout the country. She is a member of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Bar Associations, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Minnesota Women Lawyers and the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.  She has served as a volunteer attorney for Tubman's Safety Project to secure protective orders on behalf of victims of domestic abuse. Krista also has served as a mentor to law students through a local law school's formal mentoring program.

About HKM

Nationally recognized for providing complex litigation services, HKM's experienced trial attorneys bring innovative approaches to complicated issues, demonstrate a passion for excellence and success, and strive to deliver superior results for their clients. With offices in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, the firm provides complex litigation services in the areas of Aviation, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Employment, Environmental, Financial Services and Business, Insurance Related Litigation, Product Liability Defense, Real Estate, Toxic Torts and Transportation