Date: August 16, 2011
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron’s Linda Fisher Appointed to Growth and Justice Board
Minneapolis, MN August 16, 2011 – – Fredrikson & Byron is proud to announce attorney Linda Fisher’s appointment to the Growth & Justice Board of Directors. Based in St. Paul, Growth & Justice is a progressive think tank committed to making Minnesota’s economy simultaneously more prosperous and fair.
Fisher, a senior attorney in the firm’s Real Estate and Environmental Law Groups, is a recognized practitioner with more than 34 years of experience. Her experience includes environmental review and permitting on energy projects, which involved Clean Water Act permitting, Minnesota Wetland Conservation Act exemption determinations, Federal environmental review, Environmental Protection Agency and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency water quality certifications.
Growth & Justice is a leading progressive voice on state economic issues. They are a non-partisan advocate for fair taxation and “smart” public investment - fiscally responsible, accountable investment that advances prosperity for all Minnesotans. Growth & Justice believes a sustainable economy provides the foundation for a just society.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 240 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. We’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s primary areas of practice include advertising, banking, corporate, corporate governance, employment and labor, energy and renewable energy, government relations, healthcare, intellectual property, international, life sciences, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax. 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.