ASK LLP is a nationally-recognized law firm for bankruptcy, mass torts, and personal injury cases. Our network of attorneys and solid co-counsel relationships means we can connect you with the right representation for your case. This is the website for ASK LLP's Mass Tort and Personal Injury practice. For our Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation practice, please visit askllp.com.
Co-Managing Partner Joseph Steinfeld is responsible for the overall management of the firm as well as the principal for ASK LLP’s St. Paul office. He also heads up the bankruptcy practice group, is involved in the most significant client assignments, and oversees the transactional activities of the firm.
Co-Managing Partner Edward Neiger oversees ASK LLP’s bankruptcy, Mass Tort and Personal Injury divisions.
Troy F. Tatting is the Managing Partner of ASK LLP’S Complex Litigation Mass Torts department, overseeing a team of attorneys representing clients in defective drug and medical device cases, toxic/environmental torts, and sexual abuse cases.
Kara E. Casteel is a Partner at ASK LLP. Kara represents trustees, committees, and debtors in possession in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions.
Gary D. Underdahl is a Partner at ASK LLP. Gary has been representing trustees, creditors’ committees and debtors in possession in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions for over fifteen years.
Marianna Udem is a Partner at ASK LLP. Marianna’s practice focuses on representing chapter 11 debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, estate fiduciaries and individual constituents in bankruptcy proceedings, related litigation and out of court restructurings.
Brigette McGrath is a Partner at ASK LLP. Brigette’s practice includes representing estate fiduciaries and creditors in a wide array of bankruptcy litigation and insolvency matters, including prosecuting and defending avoidance actions and resolving creditors’ claims in chapter 7 and chapter 11 proceedings.
Richard J. “Jay” Reding is a Partner at ASK LLP. Jay represents trustees, debtors-in-possession, and creditors in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions in bankruptcy, including appellate proceedings.
Jennifer A. Christian is a Partner at ASK LLP. Jennifer’s practice focuses on representing indenture trustees, secured and unsecured creditors (including trade creditors), asset purchasers, liquidating trustees, and other major constituencies in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases and other proceedings.
A Partner at ASK LLP, Nicholas C. Brown represents trustees and creditors in avoidance actions and other bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
Joseph A. Casteel has extensive experience as a trial attorney. He leads ASK’s single-event Personal Injury practice, focusing on maximizing his client’s recoveries in actions arising out of motor vehicle collisions.
Barb Pratt is an associate at ASK LLP. Barb represents clients in mass tort actions, including pharmaceutical and sexual abuse cases. Barb has almost twenty years of legal experience as a paralegal/senior paralegal prior to joining ASK LLP as an attorney.
Bethany J. Rubis is an Associate at ASK LLP. Bethany represents trustees and debtors in possession in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions.
David Stern is an associate at ASK LLP, where he represents clients in mass tort litigation. David passionately fights for justice on behalf of his clients, no matter how powerful the adversary. Prior to joining ASK LLP, David was an associate at a law firm specializing in Federal Employers’ Liability Act and Federal Railway Labor Act litigation.
Anastasia Kazmina is an Associate at ASK LLP. Anastasia represents trustees and debtors in possession in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions.
Tessa G. Cuneo is an associate at ASK LLP. Tessa advocates for clients in mass tort cases across the country, representing individuals injured by faulty medical devices and defective drugs, as well as survivors of sexual abuse and trafficking. Tessa is committed to ensuring justice and giving a voice to those who have been injured through the wrongdoing of others. She brings substantial experience in complex litigation, particularly class actions.
Victoria M. Manfredonia is an Associate at ASK LLP. Victoria represents trustees and debtors in possession in preference analysis and litigation of avoidance actions. Prior to entering private practice, Victoria was a legal intern at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C.