Date: December 27, 2011
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys John Koneck and Todd Taylor Make
Twin Cities Business Magazine’s 200 Minnesotans You Should Know List
Minneapolis, MN December 27, 2011 – – Attorneys John Koneck and Todd Taylor were selected by Twin Cities Business Magazine as “200 Minnesotans You Should Know.” Koneck appeared under the subcategory, “Captains of Industry” and Taylor was listed under “Behind the Scenes.” The 200 Minnesotans populating the list included rising stars and agents of change to industry titans, creative geniuses, sports leaders, and celebrities. All profiles can be found in the December 2011 edition of Twin Cities Business Magazine.
Koneck is President of Fredrikson & Byron, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and its Board of Directors, and a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Real Estate Group. He brings almost 30 years of experience assisting clients with all types of real estate transactions including commercial and industrial sales and acquisitions, brokerage agreements, commercial lease negotiations, tax and business planning, and construction and permanent real estate financing. Koneck also has substantial experience in bankruptcy, debtor/creditor law, and real estate-related litigation. He is listed in Law and Leading Attorneys, various Superlawyer lists, Chambers USA, and The Best Lawyers in America.
Taylor is the co-founder of Fredrikson & Byron’s Clean Technology Group and is also a member of the Renewable Energy practice area focusing on biomass, including biofuels, biochemicals and bioenergy. Taylor leverages his legal and industry expertise to advise biofuels and biomass providers, investors, developers and researchers in connection with the development, financing, and acquisition of biofuels and biomass projects. He has worked with rural farmers, university researchers, and large regional and national companies in developing biofuels and biomass projects. Taylor is a member of Fredrikson & Byron’s Clean Technology, Energy, Securities, Corporate, and Emerging Business Groups.
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.