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Mitchell Hamline School of Law,
J.D. 2011 Cum Laude
- Hamline Law Review, Associate and Operations Editor

Miami University, B.A., 2003

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota


  • Honorable Jonathan N. Jasper
Peter E. Madsen
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Peter is an associate in the firm’s Energy Law section, where he focuses his practice on energy law and public utility regulation matters.

Before joining Briggs, Peter served as an assistant attorney general with the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he focused on energy industry and public utility regulatory matters before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. After law school, Peter served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jonathan N. Jasper in the Tenth Judicial District.

Peter earned his J.D. cum laude from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law. While in law school, he served as an associate editor and as the operations editor of the Hamline Law Review. He earned a B.A. in economics from Miami University.

Honors & Awards

  • Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America

Professional Affiliations

Mitchell Hamline Alumni Association Board Member (2012-2019)