Briggs and Morgan Welcomes Two New Associates

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April 4, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Commercial finance attorneys Eric C. Schulman and
Christopher P. LaCasse have joined Briggs and Morgan’s Financial Institutions and Real Estate section as associates. 

Schulman represents lenders and borrowers in complex financing facilities and structured lending transactions, including asset-based lending, structured and project finance, syndicated credit facilities and traditional commercial lending. Prior to joining Briggs, he was an associate in the banking and credit group at a large New York-based law firm.

While at Cornell Law School, Schulman was a notes editor of the Cornell Law Review and a managing editor of the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin, and spent a summer working at the New York State Office of the Attorney General.

LaCasse earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was a participant in the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science with minors in economics and environmental ethics at Marquette University.

He served as a summer associate at Briggs in 2015. Prior to law school, LaCasse was a corporate paralegal at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California.

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