Super Lawyers® Lists 37 Briggs and Morgan Attorneys in 2018

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July 5, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Thirty-seven Briggs and Morgan attorneys have been listed as 2018 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 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers:
Gregory Bistram – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Elizabeth M. Brama – Utilities**
Thomas L. Bray – Real Estate
John M. Degnan – Business Litigation
Samuel L. Hanson – Business Litigation
Ann Huntrods – Employment & Labor**
Robert King – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Scott G. Knudson – Business Litigation
Michael C. Krikava – Utilities
Gregory A. Kvam – Estate & Probate
Jennifer A. Lammers – 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
Alison J. Midden – Estate & Probate***
Charles B. Rogers – Business Litigation
Steven J. Ryan – Banking
David A. Schooler – Business Litigation
Matthew A. Slaven –  Communications*
Terry L. Slye – Estate & Probate
Gregory J. Stenmoe – Employee Litigation: Defense
Timothy Thornton – Business Litigation

The following Briggs attorneys were named 2018 Rising Stars:
Ellen A. Brinkman – Employment & Labor**
Tara Reese Duginske – Personal Injury General: Defense***
Joseph H. Dunham – Mergers and Acquisitions*
Britt M. Gilbertson – Employee Litigation: Defense**
Maren F. Grier – Business Litigation***
Ben Gurstelle – Bankruptcy: Business*
Valerie T. Herring – Utilities**
Claire V.J. Joseph – Business Litigation***
Marcus C. Laman – Mergers and Acquisitions*
Michael M. Sawers – Business Litigation*
Daniel J. Supalla – Business Litigation
Aaron G. Thomas – Business Litigation 
Kodi Verhalen – Utilities**

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

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