Super Lawyers Lists 38 Attorneys from Briggs and Morgan

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July 21, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (July 21, 2014) – Thirty-eight Briggs and Morgan attorneys have been listed as 2014 “Minnesota Super Lawyers” or "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers lists the top five percent of attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers through polling, research and a comprehensive selection process.

Minnesota Super Lawyers 2014:

Gregory Bistram – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Diane Bratvold*** – Appellate
Thomas Bray – Real Estate
Darlene Cobian*** – Estate & Probate
R. Scott Davies – Alternative Dispute Resolution
John Degnan** – Business Litigation
Jerome Geis – Tax
Avron Gordon** – Securities & Corporate Finance
Trudy Halla*** – Government Finance
Sam Hanson** – Business Litigation
Ann Huntrods*** – Employment & Labor
Robert King, Jr. – Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff 
Joseph Kinning** – Mergers & Acquisitions
Scott Knudson** – Business Litigation
Michael Krikava – Utilities
Gregory Kvam – Estate & Probate
Lauren Lonergan*** – Insurance Coverage
James Long – Franchise/Dealership
Alan Maclin** – Business Litigation
Richard Mark** – Business Litigation
Karen McDaniel*** – IP Litigation
Charles Rogers** – Business Litigation
Steven Ryan** – Banking
David Schooler** – Business Litigation
Terry Slye – Estate & Probate
Gregory Stenmoe** – Employee Litigation: Defense
Frank Taylor** – Securities Litigation
Timothy Thornton** – Business Litigation
Brian Wenger** – Mergers & Acquisitions

Nine Briggs attorneys have been named to the 2014 “Minnesota Rising Stars” list. This list is also selected through peer recognition and professional achievement qualifications, but nominees have been practicing law for 10 years or less or are 40 years of age or younger. Only 2.5 percent of Minnesota’s total lawyer population are listed as “Rising Stars.”

Jason Asmus – Business Litigation
Elizabeth Brama*** – Business Litigation
Ellen Brinkman*** – Employment & Labor
Kevin Decker – Business Litigation
Britt Gilbertson*** – Employee Litigation: Defense
Michael Gordon – Banking
Jonathan Schmidt – Appellate
Daniel Van Dyk – Real Estate
Justin Weinberg – Business/Corporate

**Included in the Super Lawyers Business Section

***Included in the Super Lawyers Women’s Edition

Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, is a trusted name in business law and litigation services. With offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, the firm’s attorneys are committed to providing superior client service and sound legal counsel to clients nationwide. Briggs and Morgan ranks among The NLJ 350 as one of the nation’s largest firms and has received numerous accolades, including recognition by Corporate Counsel and top clients as a “Go-To Law Firm®” in the areas of litigation, corporate transactions, corporate governance, and labor and employment. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA