Briggs and Morgan Highly Ranked by Chambers USA

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May 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. –  Briggs and Morgan, P.A. was ranked as a Leading Law Firm in the 2016 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 "extremely efficient" and "crystal clear in the great legal advice they provide." The firm’s Litigation and Real Estate sections also received high rankings in Band 2, noted in the guide as "persistent in negotiating some difficult transactions," with "great emphasis on strategic planning." The firm's Construction and Corporate/M&A sections received Band 3 rankings, with clients indicating the firm's rates are "much more reasonable than a national firm, yet the quality of the service is comparable."

In addition to high rankings for its practice groups, 10 Briggs attorneys have also been recognized as Leaders in their Field:

Chambers USA 2016 Practice Group Excerpts

Minnesota Employment, Benefits and Labor: Known for being a dominant team of specialists fielding expertise in employment litigation, compliance, employee benefits and labor law, the team has a strong track record in defending employers against complex class actions and single plaintiff cases. The team also advises on matters such as post-merger incentive compensation plans.

Minnesota Litigation: Strongly recommended for full-service business litigation offering, which is complemented by a first-rate appellate practice, the team's experience includes resolving disputes before state and federal courts, arbitration panels and administrative agencies. The group's attorneys act on litigation arising from broad spread of industries, including energy, manufacturing and financial services.

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 team maintains a strong reputation for its representation of real estate investment funds and its handling of transactions involving sports stadiums.

Minnesota Construction: The team is known for fielding a notable group of construction attorneys with experience across a range of projects, from sizable commercial ventures to small public and private works. The attorneys' expertise extends to both complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Minnesota Corporate/M&A: The team has significant experience in representing high net worth individuals and private equity firms, advising on M&A, divestitures and joint ventures involving portfolio companies, and maintains a strong focus on corporate finance transactions. They have notable expertise in advising healthcare, sports and food and beverage entities.

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® 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