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ann.rainhart@FaegreBD.com2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-3901
T: +1 612 766 7579
F: +1 612 766 1600

Ann Rainhart

Chief Talent Officer

Ann Rainhart is the Chief Talent Officer at Faegre Baker Daniels. She leads a team focused on human resources, lawyer and consulting talent, diversity and inclusion, and pro bono and community service. Ann works closely with the firm's management board and executive committee around strategies for retention, development and feedback for the firm's more than 750 lawyers, consultants and professionals. She created and implemented the firm's new Associate and Consultant Career Model.

Prior to her role at Faegre Baker Daniels, Ann was the Director of Legal Personnel at Faegre & Benson LLP where she created the firm's Attorney Development Program. Ann has additional law firm and law school career services work experiences.

Ann enjoys collaborating within the firm, teaching and spending time with her team of Talent Services professionals. She is a frequent presenter at local law schools, NALP programming, Minnesota Women Lawyers and other organizations. Ann is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law and admitted to practice in Illinois.

Certifications

  • Legal Lean Sigma™ White Belt

Professional Associations

Presentations

  • Managing in Times of Change
    Co-presenter with Melanie Green, Lex Mundi Marketing and Business Development European Regional Roundtable, Dublin, Ireland, June 2013
  • Leading Law Firms Through Change.
    NALP, Annual Conference, April 2013
  • Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes: Navigating Leadership Changes.
    NALP, Professional Development Institute, December 2012
  • Getting to Yes — Motivating Lawyers to Actually Change Their Behavior
    Lex Mundi Annual Marketing Conference, November 2012
  • Retaining Your Legal Staff … In Times of Great Change
    General Counsel Forum, September 2012
  • Business Skills, Lawyering Skills, Soft Skills: Call Them What You Want, But Lawyers Need Them
    NALP, Professional Development Institute, December 2011
  • Future of Lawyering Roundtable
    NALP, June 2011
  • Ethics Are Everywhere
    NALP National Conference, April 2011
  • Tools for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion on Legal Teams
    Center for Legal Inclusiveness, March 2011
  • She Said Seminars
    Minnesota Women Lawyers, March 2010

Published Articles

  • Motivating Lawyers to Move From Activity to Impact: The Intersection of Professional Development and Diversity
    Law Practice Today, May 2013