David Crosby Selected as Stinson's Next Deputy Managing Partner

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Stinson LLP is proud to announce Minneapolis Partner David Crosby will serve as the firm's next deputy managing partner, alongside Managing Partner-elect Allison Murdock. Their term will begin July 2021, at the conclusion of current Managing Partner Mark Hinderks' term.

Crosby has held multiple leadership positions during his 27-year tenure at the firm. He currently serves as co-chair of a Business Litigation division and as a member of the firm's associate evaluation committee. He completed a five-year term with Stinson's board of directors in 2019. As deputy managing partner, Crosby will serve and support nearly 500 attorneys in Stinson's 13 locations.

"I am honored and excited to serve alongside Allison Murdock and I hope to help strengthen our firm from within," said Crosby. "We have a strong legacy of client service, diversity and inclusion, pro bono and community engagement, and attorney development, and I am committed to the continued success and development of our attorneys and staff."

Crosby's breadth of experience in both commercial and estate and trust litigation spans from handling billion-dollar family trust disputes to defending large software manufacturers in multi-district class actions. He has also successfully argued numerous federal and state court appeals for clients across the country.  Now he is looking forward to supporting newer attorneys as their practices grow.

"David has long served as a mentor for attorneys in his division and beyond, constantly giving them opportunities to grow both personally and professionally," said Murdock, the current deputy managing partner. "I'm thrilled to work with David as we continue the development of our attorneys and build on our strong economic performance in the marketplace."

In addition to his leadership roles within the firm, Crosby has also served on the board of directors of the Conflict Resolution Center of Minnesota and the Minnesota Loan Repayment Assistance Program. He is nationally recognized by Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers in America©. Crosby earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law.


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