Five Attorneys Join Briggs and Morgan, P.A.

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December 19, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (Dec. 19, 2011) – Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association is pleased to announce the addition of five associates to the firm’s Business Law, Business Litigation, and Financial Institutions and Real Estate sections: Leah Boomsma, Christie Cirilli, Christine Kim, Marcus Laman, and Travis Logghe. They are all based in the firm’s Minneapolis office. 

Leah Ceee O. Boomsma is a member of the Business Litigation Section and will be focusing on corporate defense and appeals. She received her B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree summa cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, where she was an executive editor of theWilliam Mitchell Law Review. Leah clerked for the Honorable Alan C. Page, the Honorable Helen M. Meyer, and the Honorable Christopher J. Dietzen at the Minnesota Supreme Court for the 2009-2010 term, and for the Honorable Kermit E. Bye at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals for the 2010-2011 term. Leah is admitted to practice before Minnesota state and federal courts.

Christie J. Cirilli is a member of the Financial Institutions and Real Estate Section and will primarily be representing property developers and owners in the acquisition, sale, development and leasing of commercial properties. She received her B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. During law school, Christie served as managing director of the University of Minnesota’s Maynard Pirsig Moot Court and competed on the National ABA Moot Court competition team. Prior to law school, she served as an operations and public policy intern for the Wisconsin Office of the Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton. Christie is admitted to practice before Minnesota state and federal courts.

Christine J. Kim is a member of the Business Litigation Section and will be focusing on general business litigation and securities litigation matters. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago and her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law. While attending law school, Christine was a member of the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, externed at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, and participated in the Immigration Law Clinic at the Bluhm Legal Clinic. She also externed for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson at the U.S. District Court of the District of Minnesota. Following law school, Christine clerked for Justice Alan C. Page at the Minnesota Supreme Court. She is admitted to practice before Minnesota state and federal courts.

Marcus C. Laman is a member of the Business Law Section and will be working on general corporate, commercial and securities matters. He received his B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, where he was named a Carlson Scholar. Marcus received his law degree magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as an editor of theMinnesota Law Review. He is admitted to practice before Minnesota state and federal courts.

Travis J. Logghe is a member of the Business Law Section and will be focusing on federal income taxation matters. He received a B.S. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Travis also received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. While attending law school, he served as an editor of theDenver Journal of International Law and Policy and as a summer law clerk at major law firms in Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is fluent in Spanish. Travis is admitted to practice before Colorado state courts.