Attorneys

Education

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1981, Cum Laude

University of Minnesota, M.B.A., 1992, Cum Laude
 - Beta Gamma Sigma

University of Minnesota, B.A., 1977
 - Phi Beta Kappa 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota

  • Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa 
  • U.S. District Court of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia 

Clerkships

  • Honorable Edward J. Devitt, U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
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Gregory J. Stenmoe
President/Managing Partner; Shareholder
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Greg Stenmoe is President and Managing Partner of Briggs and Morgan and serves on the firm's management committee. Greg formerly served as the firm's vice president, treasurer and chair of the Business Litigation department, as well as on the executive committee and board of directors. He is a member of the Employment, Benefits and Labor section and practices principally in the areas of:

  • Executive terminations
  • Employment litigation
  • Non-compete agreements and restraining orders
  • Business litigation and contract disputes
  • Employment law counseling and training
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Workforce reductions and reorganizations

Greg is a seasoned trial lawyer and legal strategist. He has litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Greg has argued cases before the Minnesota state and federal district courts, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the districts of Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia and numerous state courts. In addition, he has represented employers in cases appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

In his litigation practice, Greg represents a number of high-profile clients, major corporations and closely held businesses in the Twin Cities. Greg takes a creative approach to litigating cases and resolving disputes. He counsels on executive terminations, discipline and discharge issues, litigation risk assessment and litigation cost containment, and serves as a corporate trainer. Greg is highly experienced in conducting internal corporate investigations on a broad range of issues.

Along with other members of the Briggs Employment Law Group, Greg has been involved in a number of groundbreaking cases and affirmations of employer rights in the courts. 

While in law school, Greg was editor-in-chief of the William Mitchell Law Review.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Minnesota, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Business Magazine
  • Top 40 Employment Law Attorney, Minnesota Super Lawyers
  • Leading Minnesota Attorney
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law
  • Leading American Attorney
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers USA 

Experience

Professional Affiliations

Walker Art Center

  • Board of Trustees (2013-present)
  • Collector's Council, Co-Chair 

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Member, Print and Drawing Council

William Mitchell College of Law

  • Board of Trustees, Member, 2001-2010
  • Board of Trustees, Chair, 2006-2008

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

  • Former Board Member
  • Marketing Committee, Former Chair

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

Federal Practice, Committee Member 

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Social Media

Greg contributes to Minnesota Employer, Briggs and Morgan's Employment, Benefits and Labor blog intended to provide practical employment law information concerning federal and state employment laws for Minnesota employers. Posts discuss employment issues, litigation, legislation and other matters that have an impact on employers.