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NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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Heacox Hartman


We are pleased to announce that Michael Gilligan has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Michael is a 2011 graduate of Kenyon College where he played varsity golf and lacrosse. In 2015 he graduatedCum Laude from William Mitchell College of Law. Michael was an Assistant Editor of the William Mitchell Law Review and was a finalist in the Rosalie E. Wahl Moot Court Competition. He also was on the Dean’s List.

Prior to joining the firm Michael was a law  clerk for the Honorable Diane M. Hanson, Judge of District Court, First Judicial District, Minnesota. While in law school, Michael clerked at an insurance defense firm in Minneapolis. He has experience in civil matters, including subrogation and general liability.

Michael’s practice will focus primarily on workers’ compensation  litigation, including hearings, settlements, depositions, conferences and motions.