About Our Firm

Welcome to Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP. We have tried and won a myriad of cases: from business and commercial cases to products cases for the giants of U.S. industry; from patent and federal trade cases to murder cases where lives hung in the balance; from personal injury cases to civil rights cases that changed the legal landscape. We are ready to be your lawyers, your “or else.”

We are among the most experienced, talented and decorated trial lawyers in the state of Minnesota. Each of our named partners is a fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers, which is widely regarded as the preeminent professional organization for trial lawyers in North America.

Robert Bennett has been named an “Attorney of The Year” by Minnesota Lawyer five times. Steve Gaskins, Robert Bennett, Andrew Birrell, and Timothy Schupp, have all previously been named “Super Lawyers.” Timothy Schupp has been named as one of Minnesota’s top 100 Super Lawyers four times. Robert Bennett and Andrew Birrell have been named as one of Minnesota’s top 100 Super Lawyers three times. Andrew Noel, Paul Dworak and Katie Bennett have also been named an “Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer. Robert Vaccaro, Ryan Vettleson, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett have also previously been recognized as “Rising Stars.”

Our practice areas are diverse, and with that diversity we bring experience and perspectives to the table that you will not find elsewhere. Whether you are a national corporation looking for representation on sophisticated matters across the country or an individual with a dire problem right here at home in Minnesota, we have a lawyer that is ready to provide you with unparalleled counseling and advocacy. The lawyers at our firm do many different things, and we excel at all of them.