Awards & Honors | Henson Efron – Minneapolis Law Firm

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers® & Rising Stars
This annual rating service of outstanding lawyers is based on peer recognition and professional achievement. Our attorneys are consistently honored year after year. This year, we’re proud to have 15 Super Lawyers, 5 Rising Stars. Read this year’s full story.

News from past years: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.

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North Star Lawyers
North Star Lawyers are attorneys that have individually contributed 50 hours or more of legal services last year to those who otherwise could not afford counsel. Henson Efron values this generous donation of time and talent to those in need within our community and annually honors our attorneys who make this commitment. Read this year’s full story.

News from past years: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.


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Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace
Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Read this year’s full story.

Henson Efron previously was named a Star Tribune Top 175 Workplace. Read news from past years: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019


Minnesota Monthly magazine’s 2023 list of Top Lawyers in Minnesota is created by PRS (Professional Research Services) and is based on an online peer-review survey sent to all lawyers in Minnesota. Our firm has 13 attorneys included on the list. Read this year’s full story.

News from past years: 2022, 2019


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Hennepin County Bar Association’s Dedication to Professionalism Award
The award was established with the belief that professionalism fosters respect and trust between lawyers and the public, while serving the best interest of clients and promoting the efficient resolution of disputes to improve the administration of justice. 2019 Alan Eidsness.

News from past years: 2013 William Forsyth, 2012 Joseph Dixon.

Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers is well-respected peer review publication. Our firm has been ranked in the 2023 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 18 practice areas. Read this year’s full story.

News from past years: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 20192018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.


Best Lawyers®
For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® publications have earned the respect of the legal profession, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal professionals. The lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting an exhaustive peer review process. Our firm has several attorneys selected for this honor each year with many attorneys listed for 10-20 years. Read this year’s full story.

News from past years: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.


Minnesota Lawyer’s Attorneys of the Year This award honors accomplished attorneys from around the state based on leadership, involvement in major cases, newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional services, and public service. 2021: Court Anderson, Ben Hamborg and Melissa Nilsson.

News from past years: 2019: Clark Opdahl., 2014: Ventura Trial Team, 2013: David Bradley Olsen, 2012: Alan C. Eidsness.


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Lawsuits of the Year
Twin Cities Business magazine highlights twelve months’ worth of the most notorious local ventures into the legal system. Included in 2014, was Henson Efron’s successful representation of Jesse Ventura in a defamation case. Read the full story at


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Mpls.St.Paul Magazine highlights the Top 50 Women attorneys as determined by Super Lawyers®. Our firm consistently has 3-4 women on this list.

News from past years: 2016, 2015.