Managing Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP
Before becoming managing partner, Steven Schumeister’s practice areas included commercial real estate and corporate finance. He has been named a Best Lawyer in America and a Minnesota Super Lawyer. Steven is also a part of the firm’s diversity committee.
Robins Kaplan LLP's diversity initiatives include recruiting minority lawyers through its summer associate program and partnerships with Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and other organizations. The firm works on retaining and promoting its diverse lawyers with diversity work groups, training programs, mentoring, and pro bono activites. Robins Kaplan won a Diversity Leader Award from Diversity Journal in 2013.
Joined LCLD 2010
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2012)
2017: Brandon Vaughn; 2016: Melissa M. D'Alelio; 2015: Andrea Lynn Gothing; 2014: Sharon E. Roberg-Perez; 2013: Jennifer M. Robbins; 2012: Matthew B. McFarlane; 2011: Annie Huang
2017: Ami ElShareif
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2017: Abou Amara, Dorea Batte, Brent Phillips, Deanna Thompson; 2016: Omotunde Okesanya, Ronnie Santana, Vanessa Uko
Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Steven Schumeister
Communications: Michelle Claypool