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Briggs Welcomes Two Attorneys

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September 18, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Briggs and Morgan, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys to the firm. Daniel F. Burns joins the public finance practice group and Aaron M. Johnson joins the intellectual property section.

Burns joins as an associate in the firm’s finance and restructuring section where he practices in the public finance practice group and works primarily on municipal bond issuances, conduit financings, and other types of public finance transactions. Prior to joining Briggs, he acted as Bond Counsel for government issuers including cities, towns, and school boards. Burns earned his law degree at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. His undergraduate and graduate studies included a semester at John Cabot University in Rome, and a semester at Oxford University.

Johnson joins as Counsel in the Briggs intellectual property section. He is an experienced trial lawyer with an emphasis on patent infringement and other complex matters concerning technology. Johnson has represented clients across a broad spectrum of technological areas, including: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemical and biochemical products and processes, software, computer manufacturing and testing, card personalization technology, underground drilling technologies, construction materials, safety and security technologies, financial transaction technology, business methods, pet care products, and telecommunications. While attending law school, he clerked with the IP department of a Fortune 500 corporation’s pharmaceutical division, and assisted in patent prosecution. He earned his law and masters in chemistry degrees from the University of Minnesota, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to joining Briggs, Johnson clerked for Chief Magistrate Judge Raymond L. Erickson, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and practiced at another Minneapolis law firm.

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