Robins Kaplan LLP is pleased to announce that K. Craig Wildfang has been selected to receive the 2021 Minnesota ICON award by Finance & Commerce and Minnesota Lawyer. The award recognizes attorneys or business leaders who have exhibited distinctive excellence that puts them at the top of Minnesota’s legal and business communities.

Wildfang is the co-chair of Robins Kaplan’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group. For more than thirty years, he has represented parties in many private civil antitrust actions in industries ranging from insurance to agricultural commodities. Wildfang has also counselled clients on a wide variety of antitrust and trade regulation issues, from mergers and joint ventures to marketing and sales programs. From 1993 to 1996, Wildfang served as Special Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in the United States Department of Justice.

Wildfang has been recognized for his outstanding achievements by numerous organizations. Each year since 2012, he has been named to Antitrust Litigation’s The Best Lawyers in America guide. He has also been included in Chambers USA’s Antitrust Minnesota: Band 1 and Antitrust Nationwide: Band 1 lists each year since 2014. From 2020-2022, Wildfang was named a Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation. He also received Law360’s elite Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar award in 2020.

This year’s Minnesota ICON award honorees will be celebrated at an event at The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis on Thursday, December 9.