Messerli & Kramer P.A. is pleased to announce that Patrick Hynes will join its 13-member Government Relations Group in St. Paul, effective December 1, 2015. Hynes has served as Intergovernmental Relations Counsel for the League of Minnesota Cities since 2011. He began his career in various offices and divisions of the Minnesota Legislature, including six years in the Minnesota Senate. He went on to five years in private legal practice, focusing on business counsel and litigation.