Briggs and Morgan Announces New Board of Directors

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March 2, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Shareholders at Briggs and Morgan, P.A. recently elected the members of its 2016 board of directors, effective immediately:

Ryan will continue in his role as chair of the firm in addition to serving as a board member.

Johnson, Krikava and Taylor are new members of the board and replace outgoing board members Elizabeth Brama, Lauren Lonergan and Michael McEllistrem.

Lonergan and McEllistrem will continue in firm leadership roles as chair of the litigation and commercial departments, respectively, and are part of the firm’s executive management committee.

Brama will step into the role of chair of the firm’s Energy section, and replaces Krikava who previously was chair.

Johnson is a current co-chair of the firm’s Business Law section and leader of the M&A practice group. He practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, technology and software development and licensing, and general business law counseling.

Krikava is the recent former chair of the firm’s Energy section and practices principally in the areas of public utility regulation, energy law, independent power project development, wind energy project development, administrative law and procedure, and commercial litigation.

Taylor is the head of the firm’s Financial Markets practice group and practices in complex financial markets litigation, class actions, regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and market conduct examinations. 

Board members each serve a three-year term.

About Briggs and Morgan

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®”. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. For more information, visit