Super Lawyers lists 33 Briggs and Morgan Attorneys in 2016

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July 5, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  –  Thirty-three Briggs and Morgan attorneys have been listed as 2016 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 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers:

Gregory Bistram – Alternative Dispute Resolution
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**
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 2016 Rising Stars:

Jason R. Asmus – Business Litigation
Ellen A. Brinkman – Employment & Labor**
Matthew R. Brodin – Business Litigation
Kevin M. Decker – Business Litigation
Britt M. Gilbertson – Employee Litigation: Defense**
Michael D. Gordon – Banking
Jonathan P. Schmidt – Appellate
Daniel J. Supalla – Securities Litigation
Aaron G. Thomas – Business Litigation 
Daniel J. Van Dyk – Real Estate
Justin P. Weinberg – Business/Corporate

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

About Briggs and Morgan

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. For more information, visit