MINNEAPOLIS — SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — St. Cloud law firm Hughes Mathews Greer, P.A. announced today that its three attorneys will transition to join the St. Cloud offices of Gray Plant Mooty.
Hughes Mathews Greer, a St. Cloud law firm with a legacy dating back to 1934, will elevate Gray Plant Mooty’s firm by adding depth to its local client relationships and strengthen the firm’s expertise in the health care practice, as well as business, nonprofit, and litigation matters. Gray Plant Mooty has had offices in the city since 2002.
“This transition is a great move for our firm,” says Tom Mathews, shareholder of Hughes Mathews Greer. “We have been exploring options in recent years to find a fit for a merger and we are proud to be aligning with Gray Plant Mooty, which is a traditional firm with excellent lawyers. We are looking forward to joining their team and continuing to serve our clients.”
The three Hughes Mathews Greer attorneys — Tom Mathews, his son John Mathews, and Kelly Larson — will move into Gray Plant Mooty’s West Germain Street offices in St. Cloud.
“We are excited to welcome the talented lawyers from Hughes Mathews Greer, which has such deep roots and connections in the St. Cloud community,” says Gray Plant Mooty Co-Managing Officer Charlie Maier. “Both our firms have strong, longstanding Minnesota ties and together this partnership will emphasize our bond to the city and Minnesota as a whole.”
Hughes Mathews Greer has represented a number of health care and other businesses in the St. Cloud area and has long been the primary outside corporate counsel to CentraCare Health, which includes St. Cloud Hospital.
Fred Hughes, Tom Mathews’ father-in-law, started his St. Cloud firm in 1930s, and was joined by his twin sons. Since then, the firm has grown and evolved but has always maintained its connection and home in St. Cloud. Hughes Mathews Greer’s three attorneys are each graduates of nationally recognized law schools.