Greg Stenmoe Inducted Into the American College of Trial Lawyers

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October 10, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Briggs and Morgan, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder Greg Stenmoe was recently inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in America. Limited to the top one percent of the lawyers in the state, ACTL membership criteria includes a minimum of 15 years of practice as a trial lawyer and a reputation as outstanding, among the best in the state, in trial skills, ethics, and civility. Stenmoe has been exemplary in all these categories.

Stenmoe is chair of Briggs and Morgan's Litigation Department and serves on the firm's management committee. A litigator in the firm’s Employment, Benefits and Labor Section, Stenmoe has been involved in a number of groundbreaking cases and affirmations of employer rights in the courts. He regularly represents a number of high-profile clients and closely held businesses in the Twin Cities, and has argued cases before the Minnesota state and federal district courts, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the districts of Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia. In addition, he has represented employers in cases appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stenmoe is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in Minnesota Super Lawyers, where he was named a top 40 employment lawyer in Minnesota. He has also been named to Chambers USA’s list of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers.” Stenmoe was an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law and was editor-in-chief of the William Mitchell Law Review. Stenmoe served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward J. Devitt of the U.S. District Court of Minnesota. He received his M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Management and was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.

Stenmoe joins a distinguished group of present and former Briggs and Morgan inductees into the College: Richard E. Kyle, inducted 1963 and Regent from 1970-1975; Frank Hammond, inducted 1970; Clarence Hart, inducted 1974; David Forsberg, inducted 1981; Sam Hanson, inducted 1983; Jeff Keyes, inducted 1993; Scott Davies, inducted 1997; and John Degnan, inducted 1999.

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 litigation, corporate transactions, corporate governance, and labor and employment. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA