Blackwell Burke P.A. Attorneys Selected Among Minnesota Monthly’s Best Lawyers

Blackwell Burke P.A. founding partner, CEO and chairman, Jerry W. Blackwell, partner, Corey L. Gordon, and partner Benjamin W. Hulse have been selected among Minnesota’s Best Lawyers by Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

Jerry Blackwell Jerry W. Blackwell serves as national and trial counsel for several major corporations and has litigated in federal and state courts in 47 states and internationally. He is an experienced trial lawyer with nationwide experience defending class actions, toxic tort, commercial disputes, products liability, and other high stakes complex cases. Mr. Blackwell has numerous winning jury verdicts and favorable settlements to his credit. He is a frequent presenter on winning trial strategies and how to communicate complicated legal, scientific, and business issues to jurors.
Corey L. Gordon is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice includes products liability defense, class action defense, toxic and environmental torts litigation, commercial litigation, appeals, and other complex litigation.  Mr. Gordon is a frequent speaker at national CLE programs.  His recent presentations have addressed class action defense, food flavorings litigation, junk science, and successful approaches to Daubert motions and jury trials.
Benjamin W. Hulse focuses his national practice on class action defense, mass tort defense, and commercial litigation. Mr. Hulse is an accomplished class action defense lawyer and has helped build Blackwell Burke P.A. into one of Minnesota’s go-to class action defense firms. His class action and mass tort clients have included leading companies from several different sectors of the economy, including medical devices (3M and Medtronic), food (General Mills and ConAgra), health and fitness (Life Time Fitness), oil and gas (ExxonMobil and BP), and banking and insurance (ABN AMRO and Audatex).

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