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Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual legal guide identifying the top attorneys and law firms in the United States, ranked 14 practice areas and 26 individual attorneys from Fredrikson in its 2024 edition, released today.

Interviews by Chambers USA collected comments such as: “Fredrikson does an exceptional job, particularly when dealing with complex, bespoke matters involving messy and difficult dynamics.” One client said, “We're pleased with the level of service we receive, Fredrikson & Byron is well known as a top notch law firm.” 

Fredrikson is known for being responsive and helpful with "a team that can handle anything that comes up. They are collaborative and strategic.” Another client stated Fredrikson's "client service is exceptional. They are extremely responsive and anticipate our needs in advance."

Chambers ranked Fredrikson in the following practice areas:


Corporate/M&A (Firm Band 3)
Labor & Employment (Firm Band 1)
Real Estate (Firm Band 3)


Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Firm Band 2)
Corporate/M&A (Firm Band 1)
Immigration (Firm Band 1)
Intellectual Property (Firm Band 3)
Labor & Employment (Firm Band 2)
Litigation: General Commercial (Firm Band 2)
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Firm Band 2)
Real Estate (Firm Band 2)

North Dakota

Corporate/Commercial (Firm Band 1)
Labor & Employment (Firm Band 1)
Litigation: General Commercial (Firm Band 1)

Chambers ranked the following Fredrikson attorneys:


Krystle L. Campa (Real Estate)
Ryan Haaland (Real Estate), Up and Coming
Bridget R. Penick (Labor & Employment)
Emily S. Pontius (Labor & Employment)
J. Marc Ward (Corporate/M&A)


Frank B. Bennett (Corporate/M&A)
Ryan C. Brauer (Capital Markets: Debt & Equity; Corporate/M&A)
Joseph T. Dixon, III (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Terrence J. Fleming (Litigation: General Commercial)
Loan T. Huynh (Immigration)
Leigh-Erin Irons (Corporate/M&A)
Sean P. Kearney (Corporate/M&A)
John M. Koneck (Real Estate)
Brian S. McCool (Real Estate)
Anne M. Radolinski (Labor & Employment)
Mary S. Ranum (Real Estate)
Karen G. Schanfield (Labor & Employment), Senior Statespeople
Teresa M. Thompson (Labor & Employment)
Todd A. Wind (Litigation: General Commercial)

North Dakota

Beverley L. Adams (Labor & Employment)
Kristy L. Albrecht (Labor & Employment)
Lawrence Bender (Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources)
Benjamin J. Hasbrouck (Litigation: General Commercial)
Michael S. Raum (Corporate/Commercial)
Todd E. Zimmerman (Litigation: General Commercial)
Aubrey J. Zuger (Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial)

Individual lawyers are ranked in their practice area based on their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service. Law firm departments are ranked on their technical legal ability, client service, depth of team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence and value for money. These factors and considerations are judged by interviews with those active in the market, mainly clients and other lawyers with whom they work, and by assessing recent work done. The rankings for law firms and individual attorneys are in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best.

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 375+ 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, LinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.

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