Faegre & Benson is the only Minnesota firm to achieve the highest possible ranking from Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in five legal categories: construction, corporate/M&A, labor & employment, litigation and real estate.
According to the 2009 edition of the guide, Faegre & Benson also offers the only Band 1 real estate practice in the state, putting it in a "class of its own."
Seven members of Faegre & Benson real estate practice—more than any other Minnesota law firm—were listed as "leading individuals" in the guide. Among these, Charlie Ferrell was named a "star individual" for legal excellence and his influence on the real estate law landscape.
Leading individuals in the firm's Minnesota real estate practice include:
- Scott A. Anderegg, Real Estate
- Angela M. Christy, Real Estate
- Charles S. Ferrell, Real Estate
- John H. Herman, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
- Thomas M. Mayerle, Real Estate
- Rebecca L. Rom, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
- John R. Wheaton, Real Estate