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Super Lawyers Magazine recognized 34 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys as 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers and 17 attorneys as Minnesota Rising Stars.

Attorney Clinton E. Cutler was named in the list of Top 10 Minnesota Super Lawyers. The list of the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers included attorneys Terrence J. Fleming, John M. Koneck and Kristy A.K. Rodd. Rodd was also included in the list of Minnesota’s Top 50 Women Attorneys.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only the top 5 percent of attorneys in Minnesota are included in the annual Super Lawyers list. A full list of honorees can be found at

Rising Star candidates must go through the same selection process as Super Lawyers but need to be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Less than 3 percent of attorneys in Minnesota are named to the Rising Stars list.

The following Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were named 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers:

James L. Baillie – Bankruptcy: Business

Frank B. Bennett – Mergers & Acquisitions

Larry J. Berg – Real Estate

Robert C. Boisvert – Employment & Labor

William J. Brody – Estate & Probate

Clinton E. Cutler – Bankruptcy: Business

Christopher J. Dolan – Real Estate

James E. Dorsey – Business Litigation

Terrence J. Fleming – Business Litigation

Dulce J. Foster – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Lynn M. Gardin – Banking

David B. Gollin – Estate & Probate

Karen L. Grandstrand – Banking

Mark W. Greiner – Estate & Probate

Christopher B. Hunt – Estate Planning & Probate

Gregory E. Karpenko – Business Litigation

Sean P. Kearney – Mergers & Acquisitions

John M. Koneck – Real Estate

John W. Lundquist – Criminal Defense: White Collar

David R. Marshall – Business Litigation

Thomas R. Muck – Tax

Ryan T. Murphy – Bankruptcy: Business

John G. Patterson – Construction Litigation

Anne M. Radolinski – Employment & Labor

Mary S. Ranum – Real Estate

Kristy A. K. Rodd – Family Law

Richard A. Ross – Employment Litigation: Defense

Howard A. Roston – Eminent Domain

Karen G. Schanfield – Employment & Labor

Dale J. Schoonover – Estate & Probate

Joseph M. Sokolowski – Employment Litigation: Defense

Rachna B. Sullivan – Business Litigation

Thomas R. Wilhelmy – Tax

Todd A. Wind – Business Litigation

The following Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were named 2016 Minnesota Rising Stars:

Pamela Abbate-Dattilo – Employment & Labor

James C. Brand – Bankruptcy: Business

Joseph J. Cassioppi – Business Litigation

Grant D. Fairbairn – Intellectual Property Litigation

Krista A.P. Hatcher – Employment & Labor

Sten-Erik Hoidal – Business Litigation

Lousene M. Hoppe – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Ted C. Koshiol – Intellectual Property Litigation

Brian S. McCool – Land Use/Zoning

Nicole M. Moen – General Litigation

Nicholas J. Monson – Real Estate

Timothy M. O’Shea – Intellectual Property Litigation

Norah E. Olson Bluvshtein – Employment & Labor

Christopher D. Pham – Securities Litigation

Lindsey A. Remakel – Environmental

Kevin C. Riach – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Adam R. Steinert – Intellectual Property Litigation

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, St. Paul, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has 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. More information about the firm is available at Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

Media Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Communications Manager, 612.492.7514,

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