Date: September 25, 2008
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Announces New Board of Directors
Minneapolis, MN September 25, 2008 – – Fredrikson & Byron has elected Steve Dickinson, and reelected John Erhart, John Koneck, Mary Ranum, and John Satorius to serve on its Board of Directors. They join Clint Cutler, Sean Kearney, Ann Ladd, and Neil Weikart, who are currently serving board terms. In addition, Koneck, Ladd, and Cutler were reelected to Fredrikson & Byron’s Executive Committee.
Dickinson, board Secretary, is a shareholder and practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, international law, and securities law. Erhart, board Treasurer, is a shareholder in the firm’s Tax Planning and Business Organization Group, whose main areas of practice are corporate, tax and business planning, including acquisitions and business planning for public and closely held corporations. Board member Ranum is chair of the Real Estate Group and works with a broad range of clients including lending institutions, major retailers, and real estate developers on acquisitions, financings, and leasing. Satorius was reelected Chairman of the Board. He also serves as chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and as outside general counsel to a diverse base of mid-market public and private companies. Koneck was reelected President of Fredrikson & Byron, is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and is a shareholder in the firm’s Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation Groups.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 225-plus attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, London, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai. The firm’s primary areas of practice include banking, corporate, employment, franchise, government relations, healthcare, intellectual property, international, litigation, real estate, securities, tax and energy. We serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. We are 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.