Minneapolis law firm Blackwell Burke P.A. congratulates senior associate Micah Mitchell Hines on her appointment to serve as Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s Deputy Chief of Staff. Ms. Hines begins working for Governor Dayton today.

“Ms. Hines’s intelligence, creativity, and work ethic will serve Governor Dayton and the people of Minnesota well,” said Jerry W. Blackwell, Blackwell Burke P.A.’s chairman and founding partner. “We will miss her professionally and personally, but we share in the excitement of her appointment.”

Ms. Hines joins the Dayton administration after having been a senior associate at Blackwell Burke P.A. since 2009. At Blackwell Burke P.A., she practiced in the areas of food safety, products liability, and commercial litigation. Ms. Hines has a B.A. in political science from Duke University and received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar.

Blackwell Burke P.A., a 12-attorney firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for several Fortune 500 companies. The firm has an extensive experience in class action defense, commercial litigation, food industry defense, labor and employment, and products liability. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.

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