Super Lawyers Lists 34 Briggs and Morgan Attorneys in 2017

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July 10, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. –  Thirty-four Briggs and Morgan attorneys have been listed as 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers or Minnesota Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Attorneys listed have been chosen by their peers through polling, research, and a comprehensive selection process based on peer recognition and professional achievement qualifications. No more than five percent of attorneys in Minnesota are listed by Super Lawyers. 

The following Briggs attorneys were named 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers:

Gregory Bistram – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Elizabeth M. Brama – Energy & Resources**
Thomas L. Bray – Real Estate*
Darlene Cobian – Estate & Probate**
John M. Degnan – Business Litigation
Samuel L. Hanson – Business Litigation
Ann Huntrods – Employment & Labor**
Robert King – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Steven J. Kirsch – Personal Injury General: Defense
Scott G. Knudson – Business Litigation
Michael C. Krikava – Utilities
Gregory A. Kvam – Estate & Probate
Lauren E. Lonergan – Insurance Coverage***
James J. Long – Franchise/Dealership
Alan H. Maclin – Business Litigation
Karen D. McDaniel – Intellectual Property Litigation**
Robert A. McLeod – Estate & Probate
Charles B. Rogers – Business Litigation
Steven J. Ryan – Banking
David A. Schooler – Business Litigation
Terry L. Slye – Estate & Probate
Gregory J. Stenmoe – Employee Litigation: Defense
Frank A. Taylor – Securities Litigation
Timothy Thornton – Business Litigation

The following Briggs attorneys were named 2017 Rising Stars:

Jason R. Asmus – Business Litigation
Ellen A. Brinkman – Employment & Labor**
Matthew R. Brodin – Business Litigation
Scott M. Flaherty – Intellectual Property Litigation
Britt M. Gilbertson – Employee Litigation: Defense**
Valerie T. Herring – Energy & Resources**
Daniel J. Supalla – Business Litigation
Aaron G. Thomas – Business Litigation 
Daniel J. Van Dyk – Real Estate
Kodi Verhalen – Utilities**

*Tenth year on Super Lawyers list
**Included in the Super Lawyers Women’s Edition

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