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Briggs and Morgan Highly Ranked in Chambers USA 2018Print PDFShare
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Briggs and Morgan, P.A. was ranked as a Leading Law Firm in the 2018 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. One impressed client stated, "Whatever I need, they are incredibly responsive, to the point and clear."
The firm’s Litigation and Real Estate sections were ranked in Band 2. Litigation clients describe the attorneys as "articulate, approachable and very knowledgeable.” Real estate clients commented, "They really help us do things efficiently," adding that the team is a "well-rounded, thoughtful group of lawyers."
The firm's Construction and Corporate/M&A sections were ranked in Band 3. Construction clients describe the team as "outstanding individuals" who are "extremely responsive and very knowledgeable in various niche subject matters.” Corporate/M&A clients appreciate the group's ability to "explain risks and mitigating factors in layman's terms," adding that "they understand our end goals and can help strategize about solutions."
Fourteen 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
- Neal Buethe: Labor & Employment, Recognized Practitioner
- Julie Drewes: Real Estate, Band 3
- Sam Hanson: Litigation: Appellate, Senior Statesmen
- Charles Haynor: Real Estate, Band 3
- Ann Huntrods: Labor & Employment, Band 1
- Joseph Kinning: Corporate/M&A, Recognized Practitioner
- Patrick Mascia: Real Estate, Band 3
- Michael Miller: Labor & Employment, Band 2
- Steve Ryan: Corporate/M&A, Recognized Practitioner
- Matthew Slaven: Construction, Band 3
- Gregory Stenmoe: Labor & Employment, Band 1
- Tim Thornton: Litigation: General Commercial, Band 2
Chambers USA 2018 Practice Group Excerpts
Minnesota Employment, Benefits and Labor: Known for their work in employer representation in complex class actions and individual claims, as well as post-merger incentive compensation plans. They are 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 group 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. Attorneys include two former Minnesota Supreme Court justices.
Minnesota Real Estate: Known as an expert real estate group and noted for their prominent commercial transactional and litigation capabilities, as well as experience in land use matters and construction law issues. The group is highly regarded for their real estate financing and lending strengths and maintains a fine track record for work with real estate investment funds. They are also recognized for their adept handling of sports stadium transactions. Diverse clientele includes several nonprofit and community organizations.
Minnesota Construction: Known for attorneys with experience across a range of projects, from sizable commercial ventures to small public and private works. Their expertise extends to both complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Draws on additional strength in areas such as technology, real estate and employment law. They have experience representing a broad range of clients, including owners, lenders, developers, architects, contractors and insurance and surety companies.
Minnesota Corporate/M&A: Known for their experience in representing private equity firms in M&A and joint ventures and also excels in acting for mezzanine lenders in high-value acquisitions. This group holds notable strength in advising healthcare, sports and food and beverage entities. They are renowned for their expertise in corporate governance work.
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