Briggs and Morgan Announces New Board of Directors

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February 22, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Shareholders at Briggs and Morgan, P.A. recently elected the members of its 2017 board of directors, effective immediately:

Drewes, Anderson and Berman are new members of the board and replace outgoing board members Nancy C. Aiken, Timothy G. Gelinske, and Michael D. Gordon.

Drewes is a member of the Financial Institutions and Real Estate section and practices primarily in the areas of commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, commercial real estate finance, and telecommunications and utility services. Julie has concentrated her practice on representing banks and other financial institutions, real estate development companies, and real estate investment funds in a variety of commercial real estate and finance transactions. In recent years, she has had a particular focus on real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financings involving multi-property, multi-state portfolios.

Anderson leads Briggs and Morgan's Public Company practice group and is a member of the Business Law section. He practices principally in the areas of corporate finance, securities regulation and disclosure, mergers and acquisitions, strategic corporate transactions, executive compensation and corporate governance. He represents publicly-held companies in strategic corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, tender offers, go-private transactions, poison pills and accelerated share repurchases.

Berman is a member of the Business Litigation section and has been practicing law since 1995. Her experience has involved a broad range of business issues, including all types of contractual disputes, environmental issues, employment law, ERISA, SEC litigation, products liability, tort claims and appellate representation. Prior to joining Briggs, she served as president of a boutique law firm she founded, handling a variety of commercial disputes including: contractual disputes; shareholder, partnership and limited liability company ownership disputes; real property issues; franchise issues; business tort claims; and other related legal matters.

Board members each serve a three-year term.


About Briggs and Morgan
Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, Affirmative Action Employer, 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 500 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 Torts Litigation, Securities and Labor and Employment. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America© and Chambers USA. For more information, visit www.briggs.com.