Date: June 22, 2006
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Asmah Tareen Named 40 Under Forty By The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Minneapolis, MN June 22, 2006 – Asmah Tareen, an attorney with Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis, was named a 40 Under Forty by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. The award honors forty Twin Cities professionals under 40 years of age for their business accomplishments and community contributions. As a Fulbright scholar, Asmah has already made a strong impact on our global community. She is helping to promote trade in Southeast Asia, is helping North Dakota expand globally (is a member of the North Dakota Trade Office Advisory Board), and is helping to increase diversity in the Twin Cities legal community. Asmah's contributions also extend to educational development, medical assistance, and economic development in Southeast Asia. She is also working for and creating organizations that help provide education to children in Afghanistan, and medical aid to earthquake victims in Pakistan.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 190-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Des Moines, London and Monterrey, Mexico. The firm's primary areas of practice include banking, corporate, employment, healthcare, intellectual property, international, litigation, real estate, securities, and tax. Fredrikson & Byron serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. The firm’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. Fredrikson & Byron is the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.