Awards and Recognition

Zelle Hofmann and its attorneys and staff are honored to have received the following awards:

For the sixth consecutive year, The Legal 500, the world’s largest legal referral guide, ranked Zelle Hofmann as one of the top plaintiffs’ antitrust/class action firms in the United States.


Zelle Hofmann was recognized as a Leading Firm for Litigation in Benchmark Plaintiff’s 2015 edition of The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.

Global Law Experts named Zelle Hofmann the 2014 “Antitrust Litigation Law Firm of the Year in California.” The International Global Law Experts Awards recognizes one law firm in each state that provides exceptional legal services in key practice areas.

The Best Lawyers in America®, in partnership with U.S. News & World Report, has recognized Zelle Hofmann attorneys as "Best Lawyers." The firm has also been named a "Best Law Firm" for in the area of Litigation - Antitrust for the San Francisco metropolitan ranking.


Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL) has selected Zelle Hofmann to receive the 2011 MWL Leadership Award for the firm’s Zealous Women website. The Award was established by MWL to recognize legal employers throughout Minnesota that strive to enhance the status, influence and effectiveness of women lawyers.

Zelle Hofmann attorneys have been named "Up and Coming Attorneys" by Minnesota Lawyer magazine for 2009, 2010 and 2013.  The Up & Coming Attorney award honors attorneys who have distinguished themselves during their first 10 years of practice.

Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters, has recognized Zelle Hofmann attorneys as "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" in Minnesota, New England, Northern California, and Texas.


Zelle Hofmann was awarded Hennepin County’s Silver Wellness by Design Award for excellent efforts in promoting workplace wellness.

Zelle Hofmann was honored as a 2014 Healthy Mothers Workplace Award recipient. The award recognizes San Francisco employers with policies that support the health and equity of its employees.