Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 31 Attorneys from Briggs

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August 22, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (Aug. 22, 2014) – Thirty-one Briggs and Morgan attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015. In addition, three Briggs attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year,” John Degnan, Legal Malpractice, Alan Maclin, Banking and Finance, and Steve Tyacke, Energy. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Listed attorneys in this year’s publication include:

Richard Anderson, Banking and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Gregory Bistram, Arbitration, Mediation
Diane Bratvold, Appellate Practice
Thomas Bray, Real Estate Law
Neal T. Buethe, Labor Law – Management
R. Scott Davies, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mediation
John Degnan, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Michael Galvin, Jr., Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
Jerry Geis, Tax Law
Avron Gordon, Corporate Law
Sam Hanson, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
Charles Haynor, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Real Estate Law
R. Ann Huntrods, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Robert King, Jr., Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
John Klos, Biotechnology Law, Copyright Law, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law
Michael Krikava, Energy Law
Gregory Kvam, Trust and Estates
Lauren Lonergan, Insurance Law
James Long, Franchise Law, Litigation – Antitrust
John Lunseth, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent
Alan Maclin, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trust and Estates
Karen McDaniel, Litigation – Intellectual Property
John McDonald, Banking and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Dennis Reis, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
Charles Rogers, Commercial Litigation
Steven Ryan, Banking and Finance Law
Terry Slye, Trust and Estates
Gregory Stenmoe, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Timothy Thornton, Commercial Litigation, Oil and Gas Law
Steven Tyacke, Energy Law
Karin Wille, Employment Law – Management

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.