Date: July 13, 2012
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Rhona Shwaid Named Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences
Minneapolis, MN July 13, 2012 – – Fredrikson & Byron attorney Rhona Shwaid was named a Life Sciences Star for 2012 in LMG Life Sciences magazine. Shwaid is a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Life Sciences Groups, and is co-chair of the Commercial Law Practice Group.
Life Sciences Stars are selected using a qualitative process of peer opinion, market feedback and independent research from over 1,000 online surveys and interviews with nearly 600 attorneys, as well as a review of public information and feedback from clients within the industry.
Fredrikson & Byron’s Life Sciences Group of over 40 attorneys represents more than 100 life sciences companies on investments and strategic decisions related to the industry. The Life Sciences Group advises companies and investors through all stages of development, and helps clients take an integrated approach to their growth strategy including corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory issues.
LMG Life Sciences focuses on the legal industry servicing companies in the biotech, agritech, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. The publication serves as a resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in the intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation practice areas.
To view the list of LMG Life Sciences Stars for 2012, click here.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 260 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck and Fargo, N.D.; Des Moines, Iowa; Monterrey, Mexico; and Shanghai. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” Fredrikson & Byron brings business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking when working 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 and acquisitions, real estate, securities and tax. Fredrikson & Byron serves 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 is available at www.fredlaw.com.