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University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1971

University of Minnesota, B.A., 1968

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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Rick Mark previously served as the firm’s president from 2002-2007. He presently is general counsel for the firm. Rick is a member of the Business Litigation Section and his practice involves:

  • Legal malpractice defense 

Rick has served as lead counsel in numerous matters involving defense of legal malpractice claims.

Before joining Briggs, Rick handled civil and criminal litigation for the Minnesota attorney general’s office. He became the assistant solicitor general, where he was responsible for major civil and criminal litigation for the state. 

Honors & Awards

  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2010
  • Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2018-19

Professional Affiliations

Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Fund for the Legal Aid Society

  • Emeritus Director

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

  • Founding Director
  • Former Member