Former Minnesota Attorney General and Blackwell Burke P.A. Special Counsel Mike Hatch was selected to receive the Joan and Walter Mondale Award for Public Service. The Minnesota DFL Party will present the award to Mr. Hatch at its second annual Humphrey-Mondale Dinner on April 20th. More details about the award are available on the University of Minnesota Law School website.
The award recognizes Mr. Hatch’s lifetime dedication to public service. He served as Minnesota Attorney General from 1999 to 2007. From 1983 to 1990, he served as Commerce Commissioner, the primary regulator of the insurance and financial industries in Minnesota. Mr. Hatch is currently Special Counsel at Blackwell Burke P.A., practicing in the areas of complex litigation, regulatory compliance, unfair competition, insurance, and health care. He also counsels and advises clients on government and internal investigations.
Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm has 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.