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Fredrikson & Byron attorney Bridget PenickFredrikson & Byron shareholder Bridget R. Penick has been invited to fellowship in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, a private association of preeminent trial lawyers. Receiving unanimous approval from the Board of Governors in February 2021, Penick will accept her membership certificate at the Annual Seminar Banquet in February 2022.

Penick, co-lead of Fredrikson & Byron’s Des Moines office, is a leading litigator whose practice focuses on employment law. She represents employers of all sizes in various state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Penick counsels employers in human resources policies and procedures, employment discrimination, FMLA, ADA, wage & hour, and labor law issues. She also assists employers with employment-related immigration issues.

Bridget (Roll) Penick grew up in Glenwood, Iowa and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communications from Central College before earning her Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law. She began her law practice at Jenner & Block in Chicago before moving back to Iowa in 2001.

Fellowship in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only, upon sponsorship and recommendation from peers and judges and unanimous approval by the Board of Governors. Fellowship is limited to 250 attorneys who have displayed exceptional skills and the highest integrity, and who have dedicated their professional lives primarily to trial practice.

Fredrikson & Byron is a leading Midwest law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally and globally. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients and operate as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s 300+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at, LinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.

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