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Fredrikson has elected nine new shareholders: Nadja Baer, Andrew Holm, Alex Kron, Barbara Marchevsky, Amanda Mills, Zachary Pratt, Spencer Ptacek, Anne Rondoni Tavernier and David Streier.

Nadja Baer works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Technology & Data, Life Sciences and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. With 10 years of business intelligence and software development experience prior to practicing law, Baer is uniquely suited to aligning practical legal advice on a variety of intellectual property, licensing and data rights matters to her clients' needs. She provides legal counsel in a variety of intellectual property, software and information protection topics.

Andrew Holm works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Health Law, Life Sciences and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. His practice focuses on advising physician, dental and veterinary groups, hospital systems, and other health care entities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions. Holm often serves as outside general counsel for his clients, assisting them with everything from corporate governance matters to navigating the complex regulations facing health care entities.

Alex Kron works in the Des Moines office and is a member of the Energy & Natural Resources, Renewable Energy, Real Estate & Construction, Business & Tax Planning and Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Organizations groups. Kron is an experienced energy attorney with an emphasis on real estate, tax and business issues representing clients in the acquisition, development, financing and sale of renewable energy projects. 

Barbara Marchevsky works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Anti-Counterfeiting groups. Marchevsky’s practice focuses on intellectual property disputes, with an emphasis on patent and copyright litigation. She represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including medical and mechanical device manufacturers, software companies, retailers, and food and waste processors. Marchevsky assists clients in navigating all stages of intellectual property matters, from pre-suit evaluations and negotiations through discovery, dispositive motions, mediations and settlements, and trial.

Amanda Mills works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Litigation, White Collar & Regulatory Defense, False Claims Act Defense and Health Care Fraud & Compliance groups. Mills is a devoted advocate who assists businesses with a variety of litigation-related matters. She focuses her practice on criminal and civil regulatory matters and internal investigations, including matters involving allegations of white collar criminal violations, healthcare fraud, False Claims Act (FCA) violations and other compliance infractions.

Zachary Pratt works in the Des Moines office and is a member of the Patents, Intellectual Property, Artificial Intelligence, Technology & Data and Trade Secrets groups. He primarily focuses on the prosecution and litigation of software, mechanical and medical device patents in addition to trademark registration. He assists technology-driven clients with developing effective strategies to maximize the protection that intellectual property can provide to companies both large and small.

Spencer Ptacek works in the Bismarck office and is a member of the Oil & Gas, Energy & Natural Resources and Energy Litigation groups. Ptacek is a litigator with experience handling a wide variety of commercial and real estate property disputes, particularly for clients involved in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry. In addition to his litigation practice, Ptacek also represents oil and gas clients in contested proceedings before state and local regulatory authorities.

Anne Rondoni Tavernier works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation and Commercial Law groups. She specializes in trusts and estates litigation, focusing on disputes involving fiduciary powers and obligations, trust and estate interpretation and enforcement, and related business matters. She also handles business litigation for large companies and closely-held operations alike, including shareholder disputes, business torts, and contract disputes, among others.

David Streier works in the Minneapolis office and is a member of the Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate & Construction and Renewable Energy groups. Streier combines his experience in the energy and real estate industries to serve solar, wind and energy storage developers, independent power producers, utility companies, real estate developers, landlords, tenants and investors. He takes a practical, solutions-oriented approach to help clients efficiently navigate legal and business issues, assess and manage risk, and successfully close transactions. Streier focuses his practice in the areas of energy project development and financing, commercial real estate transactions and leasing, and real estate aspects of mergers and acquisitions. 

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 350+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Ames, Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Madison, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at fredlaw.comLinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.

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