3 Todd J. Anlauf, a member of our multifamily and commercial real estate finance, real estate, and banking and commercial transactions teams, has been inducted into the Lambda Alpha International Land Economics Society (LAI) and its Minnesota Chapter in recognition of his professionalism, leadership, integrity, and commitment to excellence in all aspects of the land use development process in the Greater Minneapolis / St. Paul Region. Todd represents financial institutions throughout the United States in their commercial real estate lending investments. He negotiates, structures, documents, and closes complex transactions, including multiple property portfolio loans, multiple jurisdiction portfolio loans, and leasehold financing transactions. Todd has broad experience handling complex loans for a full range of properties, including multifamily, hotel, office, industrial, retail, medical office buildings, medical facilities, golf courses, marinas, and commercial condominiums. LAI is the global network for distinguished professionals in all fields related to land economics and the use and development of land. LAI is committed to promoting best practices and making a difference in our communities. The 2,000-plus international members of LAI make valuable connections locally and with peers worldwide. The Minnesota Chapter offers thought-provoking programs and activities with top speakers, relevant forums, and networking events. James J. Vedder, a member of our family law team, has been named to the Courage Kenny Foundation Board of Directors. Jim’s term begins June 1, 2018. Moss & Barnett attorney and chair of our family law team, Susan C. Rhode, also serves on the Courage Kenny Foundation Board as its Vice Chair and Secretary. Jim assists clients with the resolution and settlement of the division of marital and non-marital assets, division of closely held businesses, spousal maintenance, child support, and custody issues. He has substantial experience in settling and trying complex marital dissolution cases and advises clients in all areas of family law. Jim is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a Family Law Executive Committee Member of the Hennepin County Bar Association. In addition, Jim serves as an adjunct professor at a local Minnesota law school in their Family Law Lab and also serves on Moss & Barnett’s board of directors. Courage Kenny Foundation supports the work of Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, serving people with disabilities and others in need of rehabilitation care. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health, provides a continuum of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and community services. The Institute’s goal is to maximize quality of life for people of all ages and all abilities. Moss & Barnett is Pleased to Recognize Todd J. Anlauf and James J. Vedder We are pleased to announce an expansion of the firm’s service offering with the creation of a new practice area devoted to Construction Law. This team of attorneys, including preeminent construction lawyers Curt Smith and Aaron Dean who have more than 50 years of construction law experience between them, advises on both public and private construction projects – from design and planning to contract negotiation, preparation, bidding and review, construction, surety/bond issues, and insurance coverage and claims. We counsel clients on dispute avoidance and resolution as well as resolving issues with regulatory authorities, including OSHA and licensing boards. We advise a full range of construction industry participants, including owners, architects, engineers, contractors, material suppliers, and subcontractors. The firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom Shroyer, noted: “Although we have been practicing construction law throughout our history, the establishment of our new Construction Law Practice Area reflects the amazing growth of demand for our services in this area, as well as the expansion in the number and sophistication of our service offerings to the industry. This new practice area enables us to more readily share knowledge, experience and resources, and to deliver enhanced service and value to our construction industry clients.” To learn more, visit LawMoss.com/construction-law New Service Team Focuses on Construction Law Todd Anlauf Jim Vedder