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MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Briggs and Morgan, P.A. was ranked as a Leading Law Firm in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Chambers USA ranks the world’s best lawyers and law firms using extensive research that consists of in-depth interviews of lawyers and their clients seeking broad perspectives on practice areas, as well as the work of individual attorneys.
The firm’s Employment, Benefits and Labor section was ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA, identified by clients as "professional, timely,” and able to “provide helpful responses to our concerns."
The firm’s Litigation and Real Estate sections also received high rankings in Band 2, noted in the guide as “particularly standing out in both the value for the money and billing transparency in the local market,” and as “one of the strongest in the market."
The firm's Construction and Corporate/M&A sections received Band 3 rankings, with clients indicating they “have been very pleased with their level of service and broad line support of our business. (Briggs attorneys) know the business well and offer appropriate proactive guidance when needed.”
In addition to high rankings for its practice groups, 11 Briggs attorneys have also been recognized as Leaders in their Field:
- Gregory Bistram: Construction, Band 2 and Construction: Mediators, Spotlight Table
- Thomas Bray:Real Estate, Band 3
- Julie Drewes: Real Estate, Band 3
- Sam Hanson: Litigation: Appellate, Senior Statesmen
- Charles Haynor: Real Estate, Band 3
- Ann Huntrods: Labor & Employment, Band 1
- Patrick Mascia: Real Estate, Band 3
- Michael Miller: Labor & Employment, Band 2
- Matthew Slaven: Construction, Up and Coming
- Gregory Stenmoe: Labor & Employment, Band 1
- Tim Thornton: Litigation: General Commercial, Band 2
Chambers USA 2017 Practice Group Excerpts
Minnesota Employment, Benefits and Labor: Known for being well versed in work such as employer representation in complex class actions and individual claims, as well as post-merger incentive compensation plans. The group is also strong at handling compliance, employee benefits and labor issues. Clients range from religious organizations and nonprofits to privately held and publicly traded businesses.
Minnesota Litigation: Known for a robust practice with full-service business litigation capabilities, as well as a highly regarded appellate practice. Experience includes resolving disputes before state and federal courts, arbitration panels and administrative agencies. The team acts on litigation arising within a broad spread of industries, including energy, manufacturing, financial services and the nonprofit sector. Clients range from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Minnesota Real Estate: Known as an expert real estate group, noted for its prominent commercial transactional and litigation capabilities, as well as its experience in land use matters and construction law issues. The practice area is highly regarded for its real estate financing and lending strengths and maintains a fine track record for its work with real estate investment funds. It is also recognized for its adept handling of sports stadium transactions.
Minnesota Construction: Known for being a notable group of construction attorneys with experience across a range of projects, from sizable commercial ventures to small public and private works. The group’s expertise extends to both complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution. The team draws on additional strength in areas such as technology, real estate and employment law.
Minnesota Corporate/M&A: Known for having significant experience in representing private equity firms in M&A and joint ventures and also excels in acting for mezzanine lenders in high-value acquisitions. The group has notable strength in advising healthcare, sports and food and beverage entities.
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.