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Lommen Abdo Elects New Board Members

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August 19, 2020
Marc Johannsen has been re-elected to another two year term as President of Lommen Abdo.  Cameron Kelly has been elected to a two-year term on the board and Kathleen Loucks and Mike Glover were re-elected to serve a second two-year term on the board.  Jason Engkjer, Bryan Feldhaus and Brent Johnson continue their two-year terms.

Jason Engkjer is serving his second year in a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors. He is the co-chair of Lommen Abdo’s transportation law practice and chairs the business development/marketing committee. His practice is primarily devoted to commercial litigation and corporate planning and transactions with a unique experience in transportation law. He represents a diverse array of clients ranging from small closely held companies to multi-national organizations on a nationwide basis, but primarily in the upper Midwest. His clients include national motor carriers and brokers, banking institutions, insurance companies, and financial institutions. Jason is active with the Minnesota Trucking Association, North Dakota Motor Carrier Association and Transportation Lawyer’s Association and is a member of the Conference of Freight Counsel. He is a former board member and general counsel for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota and continues to actively support the organization. Jason is also a current board member and general counsel for Farm Rescue and Farm Rescue Foundation. He regularly provides volunteer pro bono legal services through a variety of organizations and is a former ethics investigator for Hennepin County’s Fourth District Ethics Committee. Jason has also been listed as a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers.  Jason attended the University of Kansas and William Mitchell College of Law.

Bryan Feldhaus is serving his second year in a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board.  He also serves on the firm’s compensation committee, succession planning committee and business development/marketing committee. Bryan enjoys providing clients with counsel to protect and enforce their interests in business litigation, shareholder/partnership litigation, insurance coverage disputes, professional negligence matters and intellectual property litigation.  He also works on appellate matters in the Minnesota Court of Appeals, Minnesota Supreme Court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  A growing area of his practice is as compliance counsel. Bryan recently earned a Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Certificate from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law.  He has also obtained an LL.M. degree in Corporate Compliance and Organizational Ethics from the University of St. Thomas School of Law, which degree focused on the intersection of corporate law, business and organizational ethics. Bryan has been recognized as an Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer and perennially as a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers. Bryan attended the University of St. Thomas and the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

Mike Glover was re-elected to serve a second two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors and is co-chair of Lommen Abdo’s transportation law practice and serves on its finance committee.  Mike practices in transportation law, business – both transactional and litigation, employment and creditors’ rights.  He counsels users and providers of transportation services on interaction with governmental regulators, enforcement officials and other stakeholders including large shippers, insurers, and fulfilment providers. Mike serves on the Automated Vehicles Task Force Committee, a cross discipline Minnesota Trucking Association committee exploring the issues facing MTA members, and the trucking industry in general, regarding the various levels of automated vehicles. Since 2016, he has also been a board member of the MTA.  Mike attended the University of Washington and the University of Minnesota School of Law.

Marc Johannsen has been re-elected to a second two-year term as president of Lommen Abdo and also serves on the compensation committee.  Marc practices in the area of family law, handling divorce, business valuation issues, custody disputes, parenting time, child support and spousal maintenance, alternative dispute resolution and mediation, domestic abuse hearings, antenuptial agreements, paternity actions, adoption, grandparent rights, and post-trial motions. Marc practices in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. He was Mayor of Vadnais Heights from 2011 to 2016 and Acting Mayor from 1998 to 2011. He has been recognized by the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America for his volunteer work and awarded the nomination-only Silver Beaver Award. He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell. He attended Carroll College and the University of Minnesota School of Law.

Brent Johnson is serving his second year in a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors and is chair of its finance committee. He is passionate about helping businesses and individuals achieve success and solve problems.  Brent – who lives in Hudson, Wisconsin, and works out of our Hudson office – has practiced in the St. Croix River Valley and beyond for the past 20 years.  Brent assists clients with day-to-day operations and transactions. He also enjoys helping entrepreneurs start up and organize their businesses, preparing partnership and shareholder agreements and resolving shareholder and business disputes. His clients include orthodontic, dental and chiropractic practices, insurance agencies, product manufacturers, technology companies, restaurants, building contractors and individuals with a vision.  Brent also has a vibrant commercial and residential real estate practice, assisting with real estate sales, purchases and leases. He enjoys working with individuals, developers and real estate agents related to purchases, sales, title problems, land subdivisions and governmental approvals. He represents real estate brokerages, agents and homeowners associations.  Brent was included in the Wisconsin Leaders in the Law in 2010 and served on the board of the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust.  He is also a member of the Hudson Daybreak Rotary.  Brent attended the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell College of Law.
            
Cameron Kelly was elected to a two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors and also serves on its finance and business development/marketing committees.  His practice includes assisting clients with comprehensive estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and living wills. He also has a special interest in the estate, gift, and income taxation of estates and trusts. In addition to estate planning, Cameron works with business owners from formation to business succession. Cameron is certified as a Real Property Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has been designated as a Minnesota Super Lawyer in 2019 and 2020 and as a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers from 2013 to 2017.  He is active in the Stillwater and Hudson communities, including providing legal services to cancer patients through Cancer Legal Care and, receiving their Volunteer Attorney of the Year award in 2015, and as a member of the Hudson Daybreak Rotary. He is a past member of the City of Stillwater Planning Commission. He is a co-chair of the Vendor Committee for the 2019 Taste of Hudson, a joint fundraising event for the Hudson Sunrise and Noon Rotaries. He is on the board of the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation and in 2020 was elected as Secretary/Treasurer. Cameron attended Gustavus Adolphus College, obtained his J.D. at William Mitchell College of Law and obtained an LL.M. in estate planning at The John Marshall Law School in 2018.
            
Kathleen Loucks was re-elected to serve a second two-year term on Lommen Abdo’s board of directors and she also serves on the firm’s succession planning committee and compensation committee. Kathleen practices in legal malpractice defense, plaintiff’s medical malpractice, vaccine injury law and construction litigation.  She is admitted in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Kathleen and her co-counsel, Edward Milstein, successfully obtained a $1 million verdict for the plaintiff in a 2015 organ transplant case. Kathleen volunteers for Simpson Housing Services, Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, and serves on the Advisory Board for the Minnesota Innocence Project. She has twice received a Client Satisfaction 10 Best Female Attorneys Award by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.  She attended the University of Minnesota and William Mitchell College of Law.
Contact:
Margie Bodas, V.P. Practice Management
612-336-9329