Blackwell Burke P.A. is a minority-owned law firm consisting of true players in the Fortune 500 legal market. Attorney quotes and firm cases appear in major news outlets such as CNN, The Economist, and Law 360. The firm of just 15 lawyers serves as national counsel and national trial counsel for:
• Class Action Defense • Commercial Litigation • Complex Litigation • Food Industry Defense • Labor and Employment • Products Liability • Toxic Tort Litigation • Trial Practice
Blackwell Burke P.A. handles high-stakes complex litigation, class actions, and trials. Our attorneys represent clients in the most challenging litigation, often involving novel legal or scientific issues. Our attorneys and firm have been honored to receive the following distinctions:
• BTI “Client Service All-Star” • Benchmark Litigation Minnesota “Stars” and “Future Star” • Burton Award for Legal Achievement • “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500 Companies by Corporate Counsel • “Life Sciences Star” by LMG Life Sciences • “Leading Lawyer for Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense” by the Legal 500 • Minnesota Attorney of the Year • Minnesota Minority Business Owner of the Year • Minnesota Equal Justice Award • “Rising Stars” and “Super Lawyers”
Jerry W. Blackwell serves as national counsel and national trial counsel for major corporations including 3M Company, General Mills, Inc., and ConAgra Foods, Inc. He has received numerous honors, including: being recognized as a BTI Client Service All-Star; being a Benchmark Litigation Star; being named Minnesota Attorney of the Year; receiving the Minnesota Minority Business Owner of the Year Award; and the Minnesota Equal Justice Award. In 2011, Governor Mark Dayton appointed Mr. Blackwell to serve as an at-large member of the Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection. He is the founder of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers.